BEM: kick-off trial run of Blue line extension, 14km 5 stations from Jul 29 till Sept 28, 13km elevated stretch from Tha Phra to Bang Sue North Bkk on track to cod next yr. DIF: issue new units to raise Bt15.8b via offering 9.4:1 at Bt15.9 apiece, XB (excluding other benefit) upcoming Fri (Aug 2), […]

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BEM sees 10% ridership growth this year to 500K/day from extension of Blue Line, sets 25% revenue growth target next year, free trial run Blue line extension Hua Lamphong-Bang Khae MRT from Jul 29 – Sept 28, expects FY20 ridership +25% yoy. Comment: For BEM – specific to the MRT – it’s a scale game, […]

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Six private operators petition PM Prayut on BMA awarding 30 years concession to TRUE for underground telco cable projects worth Bt20b. Comment: Does anyone else not finding this contract to True to be f@#king scandalous?  Oh yes and all approved whilst there is no government either.  AMATA sees IE land demand surge on foreign production […]

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BEM reaffirms solid 2Q from strong tollway traffic & MRT ridership, expects big jumps 2H following debut of Blue line extension (Hua Lamphong – Lak Song) from August. Comment: And BTS has the same story as well BEAUTY signs 6 Chinese agents to distribute skin care products in China, target revenue from abroad surging to […]

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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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Expressway Authority of Thailand said contract to extend BEM’s concession by another 30 years is almost a done deal and can’t be revoked, responding to concerns the new Govt may have it reviewed. Comment: so it is still a done deal for BEM regardless of the rumours that Anutin may take it away from CK’s […]

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BEM to test run blue line MRT extension, Hua-Lampong-Lak Song, 27 km 11 stations from Aug 12, target cod from September. BJC reaffirms 2 digits revenue growth this year from BIGC hypermarket expansion, target full year SSSG above 2%, in talk clients to secure can packaging order, expects to wrap up 2H. EPG’s firm on […]

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BEM: won arbitration on fare adjustment of second state expressway, authority (EXAT) required to pay Bt 1.048b for damage, EXAT may filing petition to request court to revoke arbitral award w/in 90 days. CK: mulls to bid for infra pj combined worth Bt 300b, expts to wins at least 20-30%, reassure Bt 30b FY19 rev […]

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BEM’s firm in solid 1Q, while targeting 4-5% growth in 2Q, average ridership of 370-380K/day to rise further on operating of Blue line extension later this year, potentially a month ahead of schedule. BGRIM sets Bt38.5b capex to build powerplants, sees healthy electricity demand from industrial estates clients, in talk to buy 36mw wind farm […]

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BA to expand CLMV routes this yr, as it invests Bt1.815b in the purchase of 2 aircraft, sets 3.5% rev growth t/g, 3% psx growth to 6.16m, bids for duty-free concession with 2 partners. Comment: Valuation wise it is cheap given the holding of BDMS. And this is shown in the share buyback program. But […]

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