AOT: Civil Aviation Authority (CAAT) reports 27 airlines scheduled to land in Thailand during November 1-5 Nov, 15,230 passenger arrival on the first 5 days where 10,062 passenger straight to Phuket Comment: The YoY %’s are going to be YUGE! AWC: to open 248 rooms Marriot Courtyard Phuket on November 9. Comment: But they’ll open […]

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APCS mulls to sell raw water business in EEC area, focus on core business, metal precision parts for auto, ventilation, optic, medical & solar business. AWC inked deal Nobu Hospitality to estimate Nobu Restaurant at rooftop of Empire Tower, target cod in 4Q, plans to add 1-2 hotels over 5-6 years. Comment: They aren’t acquiring […]

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AWC reports advance booking topped 50% capacity of hotels in Phuket, expects positive OCC carry thru 4Q, eyes M&A to expand portfolio. Comment: Why them? They have scale, the 1 hotel operator/owner is dead (unless they are your favourite boutique). Capital will flow to the big boys. BBL, Sunway, Linklogis will jointly apply for a […]

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*Effective 1 July SET announced SET50 and SET100 rebalance for 2H21: SET50: Ins : IRPC, KCE, STA, STGT. Outs: AWC, BAM, TOA, VGI. SET100: Ins: AAV, ICHI, NRF, PSL, PTL, SINGER, STGT, SYNEX, TKN. Outs: AWC, BPP, EPG, GFPT, MBK, TOA, TPIPP, TTW, WHAUP. sSET: 34 securities consisting of: Seven Utilities and Power pcl (7UP), […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 46.6 bn AWC – Just switching from personal holdings to a corporate holding THG – And he’s still buying. DELTA – That’s interesting/odd to see at these levels. MTI – I’m becoming more curious about the old fashioned insurance names…more as an idea re int rates. SA – New IPO, condo/real […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 107 bn AWC – Just a switch from personal holdings to family co holdings for this group BH – A BBL family member (remember they are the major shareholder in BH) buying a chunk THG – He’s still buying TFG – So is he! CK – Family member buys a chunk […]

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ACG expects big jump 4Q from recovery sales from new launch Honda City hatchback & City hybrid, upbeats outlook on small & mid-size auto market as consumers prudent on spending. Comment: Love Honda’s but the overall industry trend isn’t that positive yet. AOT sees 47.91m passengers next year, rising to 110.88 in 2022, before getting […]

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Government Saving Bank (GSB) to buy 48.59% stake in AMANAH from IBANK in a Bt2b deal, while playing down a JV with SAWAD in car title loan business due to high capital requirement and may endure up to 5 years of losses, Tabloid. Comment: GSB are idiots. Amanah has no network, no franchise name, it’s […]

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AWC: cod 72 villas luxury resort, Banyan Tree Krabi. BBL, KBANK, TISCO passed BOT’s stress test, expects official announcement from BOT within next few days, tabloid. Comment: BBL and KBANK both raised capital, TISCO hasn’t yet, I wouldn’t be surprised to see them require new capital next year. GULF: confirms cod schedule of 2.5k mw […]

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The Thai cabinet approved a “Special Tourist Visa” (STV) scheme this week in principle. Details are: 14 day quarantine at a certified alternative state quarantine (ASQ) hotel or villa. A minimum 90 days length of stay, 2 extensions of 90-days are possible. Fit to fly medical certificate. Proof of medical insurance covering at least USD […]

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