BGRIM’s expected to get license to import 500-600K tons of LNG per year today, after GULF got their license yesterday to import 1.7m tons. Comment: A license to print $ BOT fined BFIT Bt3.155m for overcharging for assets appraisal. Comment: A small fine…how does this prevent firms from playing a fool INTUCH signs Singapore partner, […]

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BAY stops nano-finance services, Tao-Kae Tun Jai, aims to clear Bt43m accrued debt in portfolio from 2.8k accounting for NPLs of 11% from the segment, no plan to restart programme this year.  Comment: One bank out of this nano-finance, I wouldn’t be surprised to sell all of the commercial banks out of it. Expect to […]

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BBL expects to save Bt7b after revised acquisition terms to lower BV multiples and Indonesia rupiah depreciation. Comment: A slightly low acquisition price and the IDR dropping. BWG’s major shareholder, Komol Jungrungreangkit, raised holding by 0.5219% to 5.2921% last Friday (April 16), SEC filing. Comment: This name is trading so far below BV its ridiculous. […]

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BBL shareholders approve the acquisition of PT Bank Permata TBK  It’s going ahead – Shareholders have approved approved its plan to acquire all the shares in PT Bank Permata Tbk (BNLI). The deal is now expected to close in 2020 after BBL completes the transaction with Standard Chartered and PT Astra to acquire their combined 89.12% […]

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BAY expects 1Q loan growth shrink more than 10% yoy, sees sharp declines in new home sales, roll-out refinance package to draw mortgage clients. Comment: 1Q20 is a recession quarter, 2Q20 is still up in the air, 2H20 is, I suspect, a recovery period, and 1Q21 everyone will look amazing compared to the year before […]

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AMATA signs consortium with Dept of Urban and Housing and Development (DUHD) to develop smart city in Yangon Myanmar, AMATA will hold 80% of the projects. Comment: The share price has finally come off (with the market) but I still wonder where are these land sales? BBL no cash call plans for Permata acquisition, seeks […]

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AGE sets Bt8b revenue target this year, 3.6m tons of coal sales, aggressive in logistic business expansion. BBL launched QR code worldwide digital payment services via mobile app, BBL BeWallet. Comment: Now that’s something! CI to bk Bt210m from disposal of 15.74% (15.74m shares) of BKKCP to 4 private investors in 1Q20; will hold 17.55% […]

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AOT to sell 2nd round of TOR for duty free pick-up counter at DMK airport on Jan 20 as only 1 bidder participated 1st round. AWC holds press conference for new business cooperation at InterContinental Hotels Group. Comment: Still an overpriced behemoth. BBL seeks shareholder approval for Permata acquisitions upcoming AGM in February, expects transaction […]

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BANPU to buy additional 50% in Springvale mine and Angus place in AU, transaction incurred no cash payment, will accept Bt864m liabilities for the purchase. BANPU raised stake in Australian mine from 50% to 100%, for Bt864m. Comment: Acquiring assets in the US and Australia. Tabloid reports BBL may book as much as Bt4b gain […]

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