South Korea’s KakaoBank has acquired a 10% stake in Indonesia’s Superbank, a digital bank backed by Grab and Singapore Telecommunications. This investment marks KakaoBank’s first overseas expansion and is expected to strengthen the bank’s position in the Southeast Asian market.

KakaoBank is known for its innovative digital banking products and services, and it is expected to bring its expertise to Superbank to help it grow its business and reach more customers in Indonesia. The investment is also seen as a sign of KakaoBank’s confidence in the Indonesian market, which is one of the largest and fastest-growing digital economies in the world.