Likely buyers would include Grab, Sea as well as GoTo, the combined company if Indonesian behemoths Gojek and Tokopedia successfully merge.
The US$4 billion fundraising from global investors is set to be the biggest ever US equity offering by a Southeast Asian company.
He says these groups will be placed under consideration as economic frontliners.
Grab reported this month that group revenue had recovered to be comfortably above pre-pandemic levels.
Gig economy workers fear they can no longer survive on meagre earnings from jobs that leave them increasingly vulnerable.
Drivers' incomes have already suffered badly in the pandemic and they fear a merger would result in job losses.