Major shareholders place out 396,893,000 ordinary shares of PT Sarana Menara Nusantara Tbk
Jakarta, December 14, 2010 | Source: Company

Transaction valued at Rp.4.763 billion (US$528 million)

PT Tricipta Mandhala Gumilang ("TMG") and PT Caturguwiratna Sumapala ("CGS" and together with TMG, the "Vendors") have placed out 396,893,000 ordinary shares of PT Sarana Menara Nusantara Tbk ("SMN"), which represents an approximate 38.9% interest in SMN, to a number of investors including institutional and financial portfolio investors and management, management advisors and their affiliates. SMN is the IDX-listed holding company of PT Profesional Telekomunikasi Indonesia, the largest independent owner and operator of towers for wireless communications companies in Indonesia.

The shares were placed out at a price of Rp. 12,000 per SMN share.

Following completion of the placement, the Vendors' ownership in SMN, in aggregate, will decrease from approximately 89% to 50.1%.

Credit Suisse and CLSA acted as joint placement agents for the Vendors.

About SMN:

SMN completed an IPO of its shares on 8 March 2010. It is now listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange ("IDX") under the symbol "TOWR".

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