KUALA LUMPUR: Pertama Digital Bhd’s executive director Sabri Abdul Rahman is boosting his stake in the technology company to 30.3% by serving a notification of his rights through contract to take on an additional 115 million shares or about 26.5% equity interest.
Sabri is also the founder and executive director of eJamin and MyPay app owner Dapat Vista (M) Sdn Bhd, which is 56%-owned by Pertama Digital’s subsidiary Television Airtime Services Sdn Bhd (TAS). Pertama Digital acquired a 51% stake in TAS in May last year.
In a statement yesterday, Pertama Digital said Sabri oversees the implementation of digital solutions for government technology (govtech) services and is a veteran in the broadcasting and communication industries.
He said the latest update signifies his commitment and determination to take up a firmer position in Pertama Digital and ramp up its digital business.
“In order to strengthen my alignment with the future of Pertama Digital, I have acquired a right to purchase additional ordinary shares which will increase my shareholding in the company to 131.41 million ordinary shares or about 30.3% equity interest, ” he said. — Bernama