PTPN X to Issue Bonds Rp 700 Billion, Supports Business Expansion

Expected this year, PT Nusantara Plantation X (Persero) to issue bonds worth Rp 700 billion. Proceeds from the bond issue will be used to support the company’s expansion.

Preparation of the bond issue amid accelerated. “Using fiscal year 2012 financial statements, we expect bond issuance could take place the first half of this year,” said Finance Director PTPN X Dolly P. Pulungan in Surabaya, on Tuesday (04/09/2013).

The move has also been sanctioned mentioned the Ministry of SOEs. Later, PT Bahana Securities and PT AAA Securities to be implementing the underwriters in the issuance of these bonds.

“We get ratingA + Rating Agency of PT Indonesia (Pefindo.) This illustrates a stable outlook and the company’s performance continues to increase, so we’ll coupon bonds attractive to investors,” said Dolly P Pulungan.

The bond proceeds will be used for working capital replacement refinancing of banks with interest rates that are high enough to sustain the business three sugar mills (PG) in South Sulawesi, which Takalar PG, PG Bone, and PG Caming.

Three sugar mills, said Dolly P Pulungan, now managed by PTPN X corresponding duty of the Ministry of SOEs. With the proceeds of the bonds, the company could obtain cheaper funding costs than bank credit that has been used by the three PG.

“In the future we will be racing performance by improving the farming sector (on-farm) and processing (off-farm), especially with mechanized approach for optimal results,” added Dolly P Pulungan.

Three sugar factories in South Sulawesi, continued Dolly P Pulungan, has been working on a land area of ​​11,000 hectares. In the future, will be developed into 15,000 acres along the expansion.

PTPN X will apply best agricultural practices by providing superior varieties, cultivation methods are effective, and that grade plant processing systems by optimizing engine performance.

Dolly P Pulungan added, in addition to the three PG in South Sulawesi, the bond proceeds will also be devoted to boost the performance of eleven sugar factories owned by the company’s in East Java.

“We are targeting production of 538,000 tons of sugar this year, up from last year’s 494,000 tonnes. We are the market leader in national sugar industry since 2006 and until now has not been deterred,” he said.

Currently, PTPN X has 11 sugar mills in various cities in East Java, three tobacco plantations in Jember (East Java) and Klaten (Central Java), a subsidiary of the production of plastics, a subsidiary of the field of health care services, and investments in manufacturers edamame export oriented. In addition, the company was also tasked by the Ministry of SOEs to manage three PG in South Sulawesi who previously managed another state.

In addition to proceeds from the issuance of bonds, it also set up internal cash to sustain performance improvement. “We will improve the quality of the sugar with the purchase of five tools smoothing juice worth USD 25 billion, which is used to smooth juice with the ultimate goal of improving the efficiency of purification. If the quality of the sugar increases, automatic selling price of the auction will be increased. This is consequential to increase revenue,” he explained.

In 2012, PTPN X posted a pretax profit of Rp 506 billion, an increase of 140 percent compared to the achievements of 2011 amounting to Rp 210 billion.

Metland Rp 40 Billion Dividend

PT Metropolitan Land Tbk (MTLA) will distribute profits or dividends to shareholders amounting to Rp 40.47 billion or USD 5.37 per share. The amount of dividends equal to 20% of the company’s net profit of Rp 203.69 billion in 2012 to 7.57 billion stockholders.

Director Metland Nanda Widya said dividend decision has been approved in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held by the company at the Hotel Mulia, Jakarta, Thursday (16/05/2013).

“The dividends will be distributed on July 5, 2013,” he said.

In addition, the shareholders also approved a net profit in 2012 was allocated to the reserve fund of Rp 2 billion company to a business development company. While the remainder recorded as retained earnings to increase working capital.

The Company recorded income of $ 678.729 billion in 2012, up 25.3% compared to 2011 revenue of Rp 541.781 billion. While the value of the company’s assets in 2012 grew 16.5% to Rp 2.016 trillion from Rp 1.73 trillion.

Mestika Bank Shutter Credit Distributes Rp 5.9 Trillion in 2013

Tbk PT Bank Mestika Dharma targets loan portfolio to Rp 5.94 trillion in the year 2013. As many as 30% of the total loan will be disbursed to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) who are so focused the company’s business.

Director of Bank Mestika Dharma Achmad S. Kartasasmita said, until the end of December 2012 the Bank from Medan, North Sumatra has disbursed loans amounting to Rp 5.1 trillion to Rp 1.4 trillion disbursed details for working capital.

“Approximately 30% of the company disbursed loans to the SME sector. Remainder distributed to consumers, including mortgages and corporate,” Achmad said when met at the House Energy, Jakarta, Wednesday (06/19/2013).

He said the company also plans to open a branch office in the area of ​​Jambi, Jakarta, Tanjung Pinang, and Jabodetabek, but currently only one branch which has obtained permission from the regulator, which in Jambi.

“Bank Mestika seek middle branch offices in other locations, namely Jakarta, Tanjung Pinang, and Greater Jakarta,” he said.

With the addition of the branch offices, Achmad targets a net profit of Rp 291 billion at the end of 2013, up 8.8 percent.

Throughout 2012, the company has collected deposits (deposits) amounted to Rp 5.4 trillion to Rp 2.98 trillion composition is saving, Rp 706 billion in demand deposits and time deposits remaining. The company targets increase in deposits during the year amounted to Rp 6.3 trillion.

Assets of the company until the end of 2012 reached Rp 7.3 trillion and is targeted to increase to Rp 8.4 trillion this year. Asset growth was driven by the addition of the company’s branch offices.

“Now we have 10 branches, 44 sub-branches, cash offices and 6 are located in Sumatra and Java,” he said.