AOT Ministry of Transport has given AOT one month to finalize the project to manage four airports to be transferred from the Department of Airports. The proposal will then be sent to the cabinet for approval. If the project is approved, the transfer of operations of these airports to AOT will be completed within one […]

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  BGRIM BGRIM is expanding its investment in CLMV; it set up two subsidiaries in Cambodia for the power plant and transmission wire business. It expects to sign an MOU for a project in Vietnam in 1Q18 and expects a project in Malaysia to be finalized in 3Q18. (Thun Hoon, 26/1/18) Comment: Out of all […]

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AOT AOT says 1QFY18 (October-December 2017) passengers grew far better than its expectation of 14%, as the number of international travelers rose significantly after the removal of the ICAO’s red flag. AOT is going to adjust its estimates. (Khao Hoon, 3/1/18) Comment: Over the LT this company will still continue to perform given the continued […]

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CENTEL CENTEL has budgeted Bt1.2-1.5bn to add more stores and to invest in hotels and it plans to continue making new deals to acquire businesses. It projects 2018 occupancy rate will be at least 82% and revenue from its food business will grow by 7-8%. (Thun Hoon, 21/12/17) CK CK is going to bid for […]

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IVL IVL reports that it signed a contract to purchase DuPont Teijin Films (DTF), a world leader in BOPET (Biaxially-oriented Polyethylene Terephthalate) and PEN (Polyethylene Naphthalate) production. (Khao Hoon, 11/10/17) Comment: And the acquisition juggernaut that is IVL continues.  QTC QTC is going to issue 70mn new ordinary shares for PP priced at Bt13/ share, providing funds […]

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AMATA BoI approved client investments of Bt28bn in three businesses: automotive, electronics, utilities and SME industries. It also lengthened the 50% corporate tax exemption period for machine improvements for three years, now ending 2020. (Thun Hoon, 18/9/17) Comment: Thailand is trying their best to maintain FDI growth and should it work then yes the players […]

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