AGE AGE set up subsidiary “AGE Marine Logistics” for its water transport logistics business. It currently has eight ships and targets revenue proportion from this business of 2% in the first year. It plans to order four more vessels, bringing its total to ten in 2018. It says that revenue from this business is sustainable […]

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IVL IVL reports that it signed a contract to purchase DuPont Teijin Films (DTF), a world leader in BOPET (Biaxially-oriented Polyethylene Terephthalate) and PEN (Polyethylene Naphthalate) production. (Khao Hoon, 11/10/17) Comment: And the acquisition juggernaut that is IVL continues.  QTC QTC is going to issue 70mn new ordinary shares for PP priced at Bt13/ share, providing funds […]

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BANPU BANPU has budgeted Bt7bn for additional investment in shale gas in the U.S. This investment will provide production capacity of around 100 cubic feet per day and make BANPU an important investor in the Marcellus area. (Thun Hoon, 10/10/17) BGRIM BGRIM is negotiating with Energy China, a big player in electricity production in China, […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 54 mn BLAND – And he’ll keep buying his shares forever Sell(s) THB 159 mn SPPT – The Chairman is sold a decent number of shares, a block trade perhaps? DIGI – Formerly known as ABC – yes that odd company that was doing solar powered pet stores and condominiums, a […]

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AQ SET is allowing AQ to return to trade in the market after AQ filed its 2Q17 financial statements, which shows a loss of Bt54mn because of lower sales. It is going to issue AQ-W4 in the amount of 56,337.34mn units to existing shareholders, in proportion of 1 warrant for 2 existing shares. (Khao Hoon, […]

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AMATA AMATA will use 8,000 rai to develop “Smart city”, partnering with SAAB from Sweden. It plans to start the investment in early 2018 and establish a joint venture company for aircraft parts production and aviation practice center. It also believes 2017 land sales will reach 1,000 rai. (Thun Hoon, 6/10/17) Comment: Its interesting that […]

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AMATA AMATA partnering with Sweden’s SAAB AB to launch AMATA Aerospace City. This will be a “smart city”. It expects to become a leader in the development of local area and industrial area in Thailand and Asia into effective and sustainable industrial hubs. (Thun Hoon, 5/10/17) Comment: Wow things are actually moving down there, perhaps […]

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BA BA signals 3Q17 earnings will turn positive from 2Q17, as number of passengers and load factor have increased significantly. It is going to open a new route, Bangkok-Phu Quoc to expand its presence in CLMV and increase revenue in the long term. Flights are expected to start on October 29. (Thun Hoon, 4/10/17) Comment: […]

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If you want to know why the hotels are full, anything tourism related buzzing – just look at ERW, CENTEL, MINT, AOT, AAV. As a result of the continuing issues surrounding N. Korea, Chinese tourists are avoiding S. Korea and making their way to other parts in the region/world, and Thailand being the land of […]

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AAV AAV is entering high season in 2H17. It says the number of Chinese tourists has picked up since August, lifting its load factor to 84%. It is purchase three new airplanes and will add routes from Don Mueng to Maldives, Jaipur and Tiruchirappalli. (Thun Hoon, 3/10/17) Comment: Still the best LCC player in Thailand […]

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