AIA AIA has increased its potential to be a leader in insurance market in Australia and New Zealand via an acquisition and 20-year partnership to sell insurance through banks. It expects this will add significant value to its business and create substantial growth in both revenue and earnings. (Thun Hoon, 2/10/17) ANAN ANAN reports that […]

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BCPG BCPG plans to invest in hydro, wind, geothermal and biomass with finalization by the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018 with targeted IRR of 12-15%. It is also in the process of studying an “Internet of Energy” and finding foreign partners to join. It expects market capitalization to reach Bt50-60bn by the […]

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BCH BCH signals strong 2H17 performance, driven by revenue from Social Security patients and better performance at WMC. (Thun Hoon, 27/7/17) Comment: WMC had been a drag on BCH ever since they launched it 4-5 years ago. The market is still betting on a turnaround in #’s something that has yet to be sustainable.  BCPG […]

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BCPG BCPG to invest in power plant business in Indonesia. The production power is 182 MW. It will record revenue in 3Q17. (Thun Hoon, 24/7/17) Comment: I do often worry about Thai companies buying commodity/power assets in Indonesia…but should this be a genuinely good purchase it does add to the theory that BCPG benefits as a state […]

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AKR AKR will participate in government bids worth Bt2.6bn in 2H17 and expects to win Bt1bn. It aims to export solar panels to Myanmar and Laos for long-term growth. (Thun Hoon, 30/6/17) Comment: Despite all the news this company has released, they’ve never achieved anything over the past 5 or so years ANAN ANAN is […]

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BCPG BCPG expects 2Q17 to be stronger QoQ backed by contribution from the new power plant. The company targets 25% revenue growth from Bt3.38bn in 2016. It will bid for more PPA in the new lot of government waste power plant bids. It expects 30-40 MW. (Thun Hoon, 16/6/17) BEAUTY BEAUTY is targeting small sized […]

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FTSE rebalancing: rebalancing will happen during the close of today. These are the changes… FTSE Large-Cap = No changes. FTSE Mid-Cap = Add: EA, BPP, TPIPP, KSL, VNT, WHAUP // No deletions FTSE Small-Cap = Add: ORI, CMR, SQ, LANNA, TNR, FN, GLANDRT, UTP, MACO, CTW, TKS // Delete: VNT (move to mid-cap), CRANE (move […]

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AGE AGE will submit its investment plan to the board for approval in August. It plans to invest over Bt100mn. Management is finalizing plans for 3Q17 and expects 2H17 to be strong as orders from China and Vietnam will support 3mn sales volume (25-30% growth). (Thun Hoon, 13/6/17) AMATA AMATA is in talks with Chinese […]

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ASP ASP will finalize in venture capital investment in Israel in June. The investment budget is expected to be US$1-2mn. It expects 2Q17 revenue to be higher QoQ, as it is the underwriter of several IPOs. (Thun Hoon, 1/6/17) BCP BCP expects 2017 EBITDA to grow above 20% after 1Q17 earnings were better than expected. […]

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BBL BBL to support credit loan of Bt1.44bn for 20.1MW hydropower plant in Laos in the JV between B Grimm and S.V. Group. (Thun Hoon 25/05/17) Comment: Rumours have it that B Grimm will eventually IPO on the SET. It’ll be interesting to see which businesses they decide to bundle into the IPO should it […]

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