JAKARTA - PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (BBCA) wards the rumor about acquiring of some bank with the type of BUKU I this year, such PT Bank Harda Internasional Tbk (BBHI) and PT Bank Ganesha Tbk (BBTG).
Vice President Director of PT Bank Central Asia Tbk Eugene Keith Galbraith said the management did not discuss about the inquiring of some small banks this year. “We did not have plan to acquiring the banks and did not discussing about the plan,” he said in Jakarta.
According to him, so far the management was just talking about relating the digital strategic with the banking acquisition. But there were not any due diligence or similar corporate action to acquire the bank.
In April 2017, the BCA’s shares increased after the rumor of acquiring two banks BUKU I spreaded in public. But, President Director of PT BCA, Jahja Setiaadmadja, said the plan to acquire banks will be realized in the second semester 2017. (LK)