AKR JV partner to invest 20mw solar projects in Vietnam, seeks to expand solar panel & transformer sales abroad, will bid 2 projects from authority worth Bt4.5b expects to win at least 10-15% of total. AP to start transferring Bt7.9b “LIFE One Wireless” this month, after 100% sold out. Comment: It will be interesting if […]

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AOT mulls investing Bt3b in monorail projects connecting DMK airport to BTS greenline to help flows of passenger traffic and reduce traffic congestion. Comment: Well it makes sense common sense. However the risk I see is that several travelers to Thailand already skip Bangkok and go direct to their holiday destinations. BCP to sell Bt10b […]

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Asset World Corp (AWC), a property arm under Charoen of THBEV, to acquire prime prop in BKK and key resort destinations held by the group to develop mixed-use projects and hotels in next 5 years, IPO @ Bt6, September 25-27 and go straight into SET50. Comment: ROE of 3% .. well…TCC buys property, develops it, […]

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ALLA expects strong machineries sales 2Q from small & SME segment aft appointed by YALE to be sole distributor of crane & hoist in TH, automated warehouse projects for CPALL to deliver in 2Q, chem complex projects bidding result out 3Q. BCP mulls listing of OKEA in Norwegian Exchange in 2Q, raising funds for exploration […]

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The Int’l Finance Corp (IFC) will work with AMATA, a provider of smart cities and industrial zones, to develop sustainability pjs in Thailand and the broader Mekong region. Comment: I still have question marks over AMATA and the EEC story. It isn’t happening unless the PPRP can force it through a weak coalition government AYUD: […]

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ARIP branches out from event organizer & media publication to digital services, aiming to capture demand for turnkey digital platform for corporate, target 10-15% revenue growth this year. BCP target FY19 EBITA growth >30% driven by higher cracking capacity at 115k bblpd +12% yoy thanks to absence of maintenance shutdown, sets Bt14b capex for ethanol […]

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BCP BCP has budgeted Bt77bn to expand its business over the next four years. It targets EBITDA to reach Bt30bn and market share to reach 18% in 2023. It targets production capacity of 135k bbl/day in 2020. (Kao Hoon, 14/11/18) BEAUTY BEAUTY reported 3Q18 revenue of Bt1.08bn, +26%YoY. 3Q18 earnings were Bt329mn. 9M18 revenue was […]

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AH AH expects 2018 revenue growth of 5% supported by the uptrend in the automotive industry. It expects to produce 2.08mn cars this year. It has budgeted Bt1.8bn to improve production and purchase robotic machines. (Kao Hoon, 30/8/18) Comment: Still am curious to see how their expansions into India and Vietnam play out. On paper […]

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BA BA is partnering with three groups to submit a bid to operate the duty-free zone in Suvarnabhumi Airport, competing with King Power. The result of the auction is expected to be announced within the next three months. Management guided that 2Q18 earnings will improve YoY on higher traffic growth. It expects 2018 revenue growth […]

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BCP BCP to divest its indirect investment in Galoc oil field in the Philippines for Bt660mn and continue to expand its E&P investment in Norway with the expectation of concluding the deal by 4Q18. (Kao Hoon, 16/7/18) BGRIM BGRIM expects to start commercial operation of an additional 180 MW in 2H18. The company is working […]

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