INDONESIA PRESS-Bank Mandiri considering acquiring bank in H2 - Kontan

Mon Aug 4, 2014 9:41pm EDT

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PT Bank Mandiri, Indonesia's largest bank by assets, is considering acquiring a smaller bank with capital between 5 trillion rupiah and 30 trillion rupiah ($2.56 billion) in the second half of the year, said CEO Budi Gunadi Sadikin.

Bank Mandiri is also finalising a joint venture that will focus on motorcycle financing. The deal is expected to be completed within this year.

The state-owned bank is optimistic about achieving its full-year loan growth target of 15 to 17 percent. (Kontan)

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($1 = 11730.0000 Rupiahs) (Compiled by Jakarta Newsroom; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)