Shares of Indonesian retailer and IT firm PT Multipolar
jumped as much as 8.47 percent to a record high of 640
rupiah per share on Friday, after its retailer unit PT Matahari
Department Store stake sale received investors'
Matahari, a CVC Capital Partners-owned Indonesian retailer,
secured about $200 million in initial pledges from cornerstone
investors, including Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC,
Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, hedge fund Lone Pine Capital
and asset manager Schroders, for its up to $1.5 billion
share offer, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
The shares are being marketed in a price-to-earnings ratio
range of 25 to 29 times.
CVC Partners has hired CIMB, Morgan Stanley
and UBS to sell a stake worth as much as $3.5 billion
in PT Matahari Department Store, attracting Japan's Aeon Co Ltd
and a unit of Thailand's Central Group.
Multipolar, controlled by Indonesian conglomerate Lippo
Group, owns 8 percent of Matahari's total shares.
Multipolar's shares were up 5.08 percent at 620 rupiah. The
broader Jakarta Composite index was up 0.97 percent.
1020 (0320 GMT)