OVERVIEW

 

 

BRIEF HISTORY

PT Multipolar Tbk, referred to as “the Company” hereinafter, is the holding company for a number of business units that are market leaders in their respective businesses.

 

The Company was founded in 1975 initially as an electronics retailer. Today, the Company has evolved into a strategic investment company with business scopes covering the Retail, Telecommunications, Multimedia and Technology (TMT) segments, as well as Other Businesses and Investments. The Company has expanded its business reach into many regions in Indonesia, strengthening its competitiveness with the most extensive market coverage in the country.

 

The Company’s core business in the Retail segment is represented by PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk (MPPA), a modern, multi-format retailer operating Hypermart, SmartClub, Foodmart, Boston Health & Beauty and FMX. MPPA is one of the dominant retailers in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector in Indonesia. Over the years, MPPA’s multi-format store concepts have managed to retain their prominent reputation among the consumers as modern retail outlets offering high- quality products and services, catering to the middle- and upper-middle-class market segment. Additionally, MPPA has also started to venture into the e-commerce business.

 

The Company’s other leading retail business is PT Matahari Department Store Tbk (MDS). In 1972, MDS introduced the modern department store concept in Indonesia and has since consolidated its leadership as Indonesia’s preferred department store. MDS brought about a modern, spacious and convenient department store concept that offers a wide selection of fashion products for clothing and fashion category, as well as beauty products and other home products at affordable prices. MDS also works with trusted local and international suppliers to deliver the latest product variants. In addition, MDS also offers its merchandise online through the MatahariStore.com portal.

 

Another subsidiary of the Company in the Retail segment, PT Gratia Prima Indonesia (GPI), operates the Books & Beyond bookstore chain (B&B). Along with growing reading interests among the Indonesian populace, B&B offers a comfortable and modern outlet concept with a diverse collection of books and high quality stationery.

 

In addition, another retail segment is PT Matahari Graha Fantasi (MGF). MGF is the Company’s subsidiary which operates the Timezone family entertainment center chain. Timezone is a family video game facility. Timezone continues to innovate in order to deliver educational experiences for children based on the “learning through play” method. Visitors can exchange tickets dispensed from the machines that have been played for attractive prizes or souvenirs.

 

In the TMT segment, PT Multipolar Technology Tbk (MLPT) is one of the leading IT System Integrators in Indonesia. MLPT is able to maintain its leadership through the provision of superior and comprehensive IT services and solutions, ranging from Hardware and Integration Services, Application Systems and Implementation Services, and IT Consulting Services to Business Process Managed Services managed by its subsidiary, PT Visionet Data Internasional, as well as providing management and data center operation services which are managed by MLPT’s subsidiary, PT Graha Teknologi Nusantara.

 

PT First Media Tbk (FM) is the parent company of a group of subsidiaries providing telecommunications services and infrastructure networks, and paid television network with its own broadcast and content production capability.

 

In Other Businesses and Investments segment, PT Multifiling Mitra Indonesia Tbk (MMI), is a company that focuses on modern archive management services including Record Management, Computer Data Management, Valuable Document Management Services, Electronic Document Management Services, Facility Management Services and other services (among others, application development services and secure documents destruction services).

 

The Company’s other subsidiaries, PT Nadya Putra Investama and PT Matahari Pacific (NPI & MP) focus themselves on property by developing and managing shopping centers, offices and apartments in several strategic locations in Indonesia.

 

The Company’s other subsidiary in Other Businesses and Investments segment is Mbiz, which is in the business of providing a web-based platform for the procurement of goods and services targeting the B2B (Business-to-Business) and B2G (Business-to-Government) market segments.

 

 

BUSINESS SEGMENTS

 

Active in telecommunications services, informatic technology industry, general trading including import, export, interinsulair, local and retail, property/real estate development and management services, building space rental and investment. Currently, the Company is the holding company for a number of subsidiaries engaged in business trading, retail, technology, multimedia, and document management.