Ever since Bhumjaithai’s leader Anutin begun campaigning, we’ve said two things They’ll be the swing party Thailand will get roads and weed Why the roads? Easy he’s the owner of STEC Plc, why the weed? Well now I’m going to indulge myself in a mix between rumours, facts and my random thoughts and let you […]

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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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ADVANC THCOM CSL ADVANC announced the purchase of 250mn shares of CSL from DTV Service, subsidiary of THCOM for Bt7.80/share, giving THCOM cash of Bt1.95bn. It will also buy 84mn shares from SingTel for Bt655mn. (Thun Hoon, 14/9/17) Comment: At 15x PE for CSL it isn’t the cheapest price…effectively its a right pocket left pocket […]

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AOT AOT denies giving special treatment to King Power and is ready to explain to the court on July 25 . (Kao Hoon, 07/07/2017) BANPU BANPU confirms that the flood in China won’t impact sales volume and will actually help increase demand for coal to replace hydropower that is lost. The company expects sales volume […]

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ACAP ACAP plans to expand to Cambodia and Myanmar via subsidiary “Capital OK” and expects to conclude the deals this year. It targets loans to reach Bt3bn after reported 1H16 loans of Bt2.1bn. It plans to issue a new debenture worth Bt600mn in 4Q16. It expects to list a subsidiary on the SET. (Thun Hoon, […]

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Changes in constituents for the MSCI Global Standard Indexes which will take place as of the close of May 31, 2016. MSCI Thailand:                         (+2) EGCO, ROBINS                                 (-) […]

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AMATA AMATA sets target land sales of 1,000 rai in 2016. It is negotiating with a foreign customer and hopes to finish the deal in 2H16. (Khao Hoon, 24/02/16) Comment: This implies a 20% revenue growth for AMATA this year. ARROW ARROW is confident that revenue in 2016 will reach Bt1.4bn supported by more order, […]

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ABC Asset Bright is expanding its business. It is preparing to open “ABC Pet World”, the biggest pet shopping center in Thailand, hopefully in 3Q16. It sees the pet market as valuated at Bt20bn with annual growth of 10-15%. (Khao Hoon, 18/2/16) Comment: Perhaps instead of me mocking ABC continuously I should be supportive of […]

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BIG BIG is budgeting Bt200-150mn to expand its business by opening more branches. It expects 2015 revenue to mark a record high and to pay its first dividend. It expects 2016 earnings to be good. (Thun Hoon, 14/01/16) Comment: I’ve been surprised by their continuing positive performance but I still have doubts on their sustainability […]

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MSCI’s latest review of indices was announced during the week and here are the key details: Effective date: December 1, 2015 MSCI Thailand Index – None MSCI GLOBAL SMALL CAP INDEXES – Thailand (+5 / -8) Additions: GPSC, IMPACT, PLAT, TIPCO, VNG Deletions: DSGT, LOXLEY, MBK, MONO, NOK, PCSGH, PTL, SIM

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