Singapore, 28 May 2011 - ShareInvestor, the financial internet media and technology company and a subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), collaborated with SPH's business daily The Business Times, KADIN (Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry) and AEI (Association of Indonesian Public Listed Companies) to organise Indonesia GEMS 2011. This inaugural seminar held today 28 May 2011 at the SPH News Centre Auditorium.
Indonesia GEMS 2011 was the first cross-border investor relations roadshow in Singapore that showcased the investment merits of Indonesia's public-listed companies. Senior executives in industries ranging from aviation, mining to pharmaceuticals shared about their companies’ prospects and future business plans.
Industry experts gave their opinions on the present investment economic climate in Indonesia and took part in panel discussions with the listed companies’ senior executives. The profiles of the 13 participating Indonesian listed companies are attached in Appendix 1.
Mr Christopher Lee, Chief Executive Officer of ShareInvestor, said: “ShareInvestor leverages on the Internet and events to promote dialogues between investors and public-listed companies. Indonesia GEMS 2011 will give Singapore investors more investment options to tap on the growth prospects of Southeast Asia’s largest economy.”
Mr Alvin Tay, Editor of The Business Times, said: “The Business Times’ editorial strength lies in its reach to investors and business decision makers. Our stories and commentaries give the latest updates on the companies’ financial results, as well as the macro-economic conditions affecting these companies operations. Through Indonesia GEMS 2011, we can bridge investors' views and concerns with the companies and build trust and understanding of their future plans and strategies".
Mr Suryo Bambang Sulisto, Chairman of KADIN said: "We are pleased to be part of this inaugural event which gives selected Indonesia companies greater exposure outside of the country. The Indonesian economy and capital markets have lately seen good growth. Indonesia GEMS 2011 offers Singaporean investors the opportunity to expand their investment options and capitalise on the growth opportunities available in Indonesia."
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About The Business Times
The Business Times (BT), a member of the Singapore Press Holdings group, is South-east Asia's leading business daily. It is Singapore’s only financial daily and provides a complete guide on the local, regional and international business scene.
BT brings to its readers each day a comprehensive and concise package of corporate, financial, economic and political news, analysis and commentary. BT also carries features and the latest lifestyle trends in food, entertainment, shopping, arts, health, travel and design.
In June 1995, BT became the first English-language newspaper in Asia to go on the World Wide Web. Since January 2000, BT Online started to be available from 4am Singapore time (GMT +0800) and to offer news updates throughout the day.
Redesigned in September 2004 to engage a new generation of readers, a refreshing blue masthead, bigger fonts and friendlier layout were introduced. The content has been expanded to reflect a complete read, packing in loads of new features, such as speciality pages, a daily take on the health of the Singapore economy and dedicated regional pages.
The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce (KADIN)
The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce (KADIN) is the trade and investment development arm of the Government of Indonesia, and fulfills its role in advancing Indonesian international trade and exports, while attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) through provision of information, advice, consultancy and other services to those from overseas.
Indonesia Public Listed Companies Association (Asosiasi Emiten Indonesia)
Indonesia Public Listed Companies Association (Asosiasi Emiten Indonesia) is a vehicle and organisation that works closely with the Government of Indonesia. Representing the listed companies in the country, it aims to develop and advance the Indonesian Capital Markets so as to build the nation’s economy.