08.11.2019 - 14:30 Uhr

Swiss Merchant Group AG: Equity Participation in Achiko Ltd.

Swiss Merchant Group AG, CH0323874260

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION (IN WHOLE OR IN PART) IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA OR JAPAN OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTION   Swiss Merchant Group announces the acquisition of 7,80 % of the outstanding shares of the Indonesian Fintech Company Achiko Ltd. in an OTC-transaction ahead the listing on the SIX Swiss Exchange. ISIN: KYG0101M1024 - Ticker Symbol: ACHI   Achiko Ltd. operates as a payment services platform. The company works to grow relationships upstream between publishers and developers of applications and services. The company focuses on locations in South East Asia. The medium-term goal of Achiko is to service a wide range of target audience and expand its serviced customer base to 200 million users.   The Investment Manager of Swiss Merchant Group AG, Cristián Mantzke comments: "We are delighted to participate in the highly prospective and expansive market of 2 billion people without a bank account who can now, with the use of their mobile phone, make and receive payments. Achiko Ltd. is one off the most expansive mobile payment companies in Asia with different products and mobile payment apps. We are looking forward to assist with our investment in the expansion and growth of Achiko's sustainable mobile payment portfolio in South East Asia. Swiss Merchant Group AG is a Swiss based institutional equity and debt capital market investor, focussing on value-driven investments across many sectors, including financial technology service companies. Contakt: Swiss Merchant Group AG Axel Krüger info@swissmerchantgroup.com + 41 41 511 37 00  

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Language: English Company: Swiss Merchant Group AG Bahnhofplatz 6300 Zug

Switzerland Phone: +41 41 511 37 00 E-mail: info@swissmerchantgroup.com Internet: www.swissmerchantgroup.com ISIN: CH0323874260 WKN: A1817G Listed: Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt EQS News ID: 908135   End of News DGAP News Service

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