Astra invests $259m in BJJ to form digital bank


PT Astra International Tbk has completed a transaction to acquire a stake in private lender Bank Jasa Jakarta (BJJ) for Rp 3.88 trillion (US$259 million) with a view to forming its own digital bank. The transaction was done through Astra subsidiary PT Sedaya Multi Investama, also known as Astra Financial, alongside WeLab Sky, a consortium led by Hong Kong-based fintech platform WeLab, with each entity to own 49.56 percent of BJJ.


September 21 2022, The Jakarta Post

 
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