AOT AOT board approved Don Muang phase 3 expansion with investment value of Bt37.5bn. The expansion is expected to complete in 2024 with passenger capacity of 40mn per year. The new terminal is expected to be completed in January 2019. (Kao Hoon, 26/7/18) Comment: Things are moving ahead at AOT despite a delay of 12-24 […]

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Momentum¬† This is still a thought in progress, thus excuse the usual typos/grammatical errors etc etc … but the idea of momentum (effectively I’m thinking of a derivative of Soros’ Theory of reflexivity) is an interesting phenomenon. There is something to be said about the nature of momentum for a company’s business and thus its […]

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BGRIM-GLOW The Energy Policy Committee is considering renewal of SPPs that expire in 2017-2025. The renewal would be for three years, which is fewer than hoped. BGRIM and GLOW will be benefit from this renewal plan. (Kao Hoon, 27/6/18) Comment: I don’t have many positive comments on the EPPO nor the Ministry of Energy at […]

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Fun times at SCB First the media notes that “The report said the central bank played a role in recommending Mr Boontuck to sit on the board and probe the bank’s heavy lending to three companies: Sahaviriya Steel Industries Plc, Pace Development Corporation… “ Source:¬†https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1480809/boontuck-joins-scb-board SCB has retorted that “Recent media reports have suggested that […]

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CPF/CPALL Twice this past week, CPF let the market know that part of its exchangeable bonds issue in 2016 were exercised and converted into CPALL shares. Background: USD 300 mn exchange bonds issued in Sept 2016, bondholders can exchange 90,100 CPALL shares for every USD 200,000 of the bond principal (THB 77.34 per CPALL share […]

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ANAN ANAN corporates with Ascott in for serviced apartments. It targets four projects in four areas with a total value of Bt10bn. It targets rental revenue in 2021 of Bt1.5bn. (Kao Hoon, 29/3/18) Comment: Part of their long term plan, well telegraphed by management for a few years, but the overhang for now is still […]

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ANAN ANAN targets 2018 revenue of Bt38bn, implying growth of 152%. It currently has backlog of Bt53.7bn, of which Bt30.62bn will be booked as revenue this year. It plans to launch 16 projects and expects to generate presales of Bt35.067bn. It is cooperating with its partner to launch four serviced apartments in March 2018. (Khao […]

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I would love to see this implemented throughout the world. Companies do forget at times that shareholders, no matter how small, are owners of the business and in the end they have to answer to them. So it’s a refreshing to see this type of letter being published and distributed. As usual here’s some snippets […]

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It’s all over the news and brokers research notes this AM about PTT mentioning the potential replacement of 7-11 stores by its own Jiffy stores over the coming years. Jiraporn Khaosawas, managing director of wholly owned PTT Retail Marketing Co (PTTRM), said PTT has several years to prepare before the 7-Eleven outlets are replaced. It […]

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