TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – PT Bank Syariah Mandiri guarantees that the company’s services and operations will continue to prioritize customer needs in the midst of a consolidation or merger policy with two other state-owned sharia banks, namely PT Bank BRI Syariah Tbk and PT Bank BNI Syariah.
“Customers need not worry, we ensure that services and operations for customers will continue based on meeting customer needs,” Bank Mandiri Syariahs Director Toni EB Subari said in a written statement in Jakarta on Wednesday, October 14, 2020.
Toni also ensured that the three Islamic state-owned banks and their parent companies were obliged not to terminate (PHK) in each bank.
“During the integration process and after the integration, the three Islamic banks and shareholders guarantee that there will be no redundancies. As far as customers are concerned, this merger has not been effective yet. Conditional merger agreement (CMA) is the first step in the merger process, “said Toni.
He said that the merger of the three state-owned sharia banks could increase innovation in the economy and sharia financing to become more modern.
“We are optimistic that this united and synergized national Islamic bank will create a modern, innovative, digital-based, global-scale Islamic bank, so we hope it can provide greater, greater benefits to more people. stakeholders,“He said.
Earlier, the official announcement of the merger of three state-owned Islamic banks was made after the signing of the CMA on Monday.
The signing of the CMA was carried out by members of the State Bank Association (Himbara) as a holding company for the three national Islamic banks, namely PT Bank Mandiri Tbk, PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia Tbk, and PT Bank Negara Indonesia Tbk together with PT Bank BRIsyariah Tbk, PT Bank Syariah Mandiri and PT Bank BNI. Sharia.
Until the end of August 2020, Bank Syariah Mandiri had a net profit growth of 26.58 percent to Rp 957 billion, with a funding growth of 6.18 percent to Rp 76.66 trillion. This was supported by the growth of third-party funds (DPK) of 13.17 per cent to Rp 99.12 trillion compared with the same period last year.
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