AIA AIA has increased its potential to be a leader in insurance market in Australia and New Zealand via an acquisition and 20-year partnership to sell insurance through banks. It expects this will add significant value to its business and create substantial growth in both revenue and earnings. (Thun Hoon, 2/10/17) ANAN ANAN reports that […]

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ASAP ASAP plans to offer an IPO of 210mn shares, with subscription in the third week of March and trading on the SET on Mar 30. It will use the funds to build “ASAP Auto Park”, a full-service automotive center at Bangna. (Kao Hoon, 16/02/17) Comment: Love the ticker, no idea on the business yet, […]

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APCO APCO expects to move to trade on the main board of the SET on February 23. It targets 2017 sales growth of 10% supported by expanding to the online market abroad. It expects sales to increase to Bt750-800mn within 18-24 months. (Kao Hoon, 07/02/17) BEM BEM is waiting to sign the Blue Line contract […]

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AOT AOT opening bidding for four contracts for Suvarnabhumi Phase ll. It expects to solicit bids for two contracts this year and will sell the bidding documents in October. It expects to raise its passenger capacity to 60mn passengers per year from 45mn passengers per year now. (Thun Hoon, 13/09/16) Comment: Having just returned from […]

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ASEFA ASEFA expects its new plant to run this February. This plant will raise its capacity by 50%. It plans to open five more after-sales service centers to handle upcoming large orders. (Thun Hoon, 29/01/16) Comment: Well the question will turn to utilisation rates, its a new ipo, not much of a public market track […]

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Names today: ACAP, COM7, CPN, IFEC, CPN, CSP, IFEC, JAS, KC, NUSA, ORI, PE, RCI, SAMART, SENA, SMART, TSF ACAP ACAP expects to show net profit next year on the back of loan extensions and cost control although this year may have a net loss. It is working with AJD to invest in an online […]

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AUCT AUCT revealed that it is studying the business potential abroad. If it is feasible it will begin the business by early 2016 and expects this could contribute 10% to its revenue. Management expects 1Q15 performance TO be strong with revenue growth of 20-40% YoY in 2015. (Thun Hoon, 07/04/15) Comment: Still my biggest regret […]

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ANAN ANAN expects real estate revenue to reach Bt10.5bn this year backed by large backlog of Bt35bn. It will launch 12 projects worth Bt31.5bn. Its presales were impressive at Bt7.5bn in 1Q15. (Kao Hoon, 27/3/15) Comment: Again the question for ANAN is how much can operating margins improve. Should they match industry average then the […]

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AAV AAV’s bookings down 15% due to the coup. The CEO says the airline has seen a significant decline in Chinese clients, but domestic traffic continues to support operations. Khon Kaen, Nakorn Panom, and Naratiwat flights have a load factor of 90%. It will control costs and postpone client base expansion to handle the drop […]

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ANAN Ananda scales back condo advertising – The SET-listed Ananda Development Plc (ANAN) has capped spending on marketing and advertising at 2.5% of sales, down from 4% last year, as the political turmoil looks set to dampen condo-buying sentiment throughout 2014. (Bangkok Post, 11/04/14) Comment: The pullback in advertising has been throughout all of Bangkok, […]

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