BDMS anticipates solid 3Q from seasonal, higher contribution of specialty clinics, re-price room rates, absence of major investment, additional capacity from 172 beds Bangkok International Hospital (BIH) cod in Jul, newly launched Movenpick BDMS Wellness Resort cod 200 rooms in Jun, additional 293 rooms to open in Sept. Comment: I am curious to see how […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 162 mn GULF – The owner just decided to buy a massive amount of shares, perhaps to show confidence that regardless of the news about the government wanting to own 51% of the power generated in Thailand that GULF is still going to perform. Sell(s) THB 153mn BDMS – Family and […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 121 mn BDMS – Despite the family selling in the past, this director is buying more shares BEM – Boom the family buys shares Sell(s) THB 67 mn WP – That’s quite the sale by the acting CEO THG – A rare sale by the owner!

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AOT to announce winner of auction of duty-free contracts for provincial airports at 10am. Comment: It’s going to be fun! BAY’s Krungsri consumer suspends nano finance lending, Taokaetanjai program, sees NPLs accelerates. BDMS teams up Viriya insurance to provide health protection for upscale clients, seeks to add more insurance clients in portfolio. Comment: The government […]

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AOT board orders study on splitting duty-free contracts to more than one contract in 1-2 weeks. BGRIM expects to wrap up M&A 2 Malaysia gas-fired pp combined 370mw this year, will finalize plans on 150mw wind farm investment in Vietnam before end of-2Q, target cod additional 697mw for remaining of year. Comment: They really are […]

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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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AOT NESDC, formerly known as NESDB, opposes to AOT’s plan to build Terminal 2, asking AOT to stick to 2003 Master Plan by building 3rd runway and extensions to East/West passenger terminals. Comment: Who knows who’s right here. BDMS/BA BDMS’s founder, Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth, paid Bt500m to settle stock manipulation cases. Comment: Short term thinking never […]

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ATP30 ATP30’s management targets revenue growth of 10% this year, focusing on customers in industrial estates. It is working hard to widen margin via cost control with target margin of 27%. It will provide service to a new customer in February. It plans to purchase ten service buses this year. (Thun Hoon, 22/1/19) Comment: Rather […]

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So what’s happened? And so its been all over the news since last Friday (18/01) https://www.hooninside.com/news-feed/84882/view/ And finally it hit the English news over the weekend and yesterday: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-01-21/ban-on-thai-billionaire-prompts-slump-in-top-hospital-operator?srnd=premium-asia https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1615270/prasert-others-given-14-days-to-comply That the owner of Bangkok Airways Plc (BA) and Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc (BDMS) has been caught with his hand in the cookie jar. […]

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