AOT’s current duty free operator, King Power, awarded a 11-years DMK airport duty free management concession from FY22-FY33. Comment: Well that was quick BBL to compete with Sumitimi Mitsui Financial for StanChart Indon. Comment: No more growth nor NIM expansion left in Thailand, Indonesia does look like a far better bet for the next 10-20 […]

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KTB says to miss 5% loan growth target this year, after 3% growth 9M19, sets 3.2% growth target next year, to lower NPL from current Bt106b to below Bt100b. IRPC to complete 2 M&A deals next year, PP Compound Downstream and MARS. ERW cuts FY19 hotel revenue growth target to 3-5% yoy from 7-10% previous […]

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ANAN’s a prime beneficiary of Govt’s prop stimulus, plans promo to liquidate Bt33b worth of stocks, Tabloid. Comment: Well not really, as several of their projects are above THB 3 mn IVL t/g recycling 750K tons of plastics by 2025, with Nakorn Prathom plant capable of recycling 1.65m of plastic bottles p.a. Comment: Some have […]

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AMA expects to wrap up M&A logistic co in October, to branch out from sea freight to onshore logistic. Comment: Ships are rocking atm and I think you’ll see far more upside in the coming quarters-years Association of Investment Management companies mulls pulling off investment in JAS following mgt scandal on insider trading in JTS. […]

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RATCH in talks with 2 powerplants operations on M&A to offset revenue lost from retirement powerplants in Ratchburi during 2025-27. SCB, BBL and KTB followed KBANK’s lead in cutting lending rates by 25 bps, while keeping the MLR (prime rate) unchanged, responding to Bank of Thailand’s surprise rate cut last wk. Deposit rates were left […]

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ALL to launch 4 condo pjs worth Bt12.45b in 2H, confident of Bt7b presales this yr. BTS to officially cod Green line extension (North) Ladprao station on Aug 11, additional 4 stations (Phaholyothin 24, Ratchayothin, Sena, Kassetsart Uni) to cod in Dec, remaining 11 stations in FY20. Comment: And they’ve made another investment into a […]

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Admin Court issued a verdict dismissing claims by TOT against DTAC (Bt246b), TRUE (Bt59.6b), ADVANC (Bt5.45b) on access charges. Comment: And thats a boon to all the major players esp DTAC  AOT cut FY19 revenue growth target to 5% from 10%, revised down full year tourist arrival growth target to 5-6% from 6-7% from impact […]

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AOT to open bidding envelop for Suvarnabhumi airport’s duty free and commercial area today, among contenders are King Power, BA and ROH. Comment: And by now we all know that King Power has own for Suvarnabhumi ASAP in deal with SCB to provide low interest rates for used-car HP at 2.79% during promo event at […]

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BANPU BANPU says more than ten investment funds expresses interest in its shares during a roadshow in Japan, supporting its outbound expansion plan. It will continue to do roadshows abroad this year and detail its strategy “Greener & Smarter”, confirming its growth performance and leadership of the integrated energy business in Asia-Pacific. (Kao Hoon, 16/1/19) […]

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AGE AGE set capex of Bt30mn to set up a sorting and gliding plant, supporting its coal transportation services by sea, which it expects to contribute 10% of total revenue. It expects earnings growth of 10% with coal sales target growth of 20-30% to 4mn tons, focusing on customers in China, Vietnam and Cambodia. (Thun […]

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