BANPU sees 2H turnaround from recover coal sales volume and higher selling price from improving demand from China and Vietnam. Comment: If only it were a true coal play… BGRIM upbeats 3Q earnings from low gas price, sees electricity demand from industrial clients gradually back to normal posted reopening, seeks M&A to boost inorganic growth. […]

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BANPU acquires 37.6mw VN onshore windfarm projects for Bt2.065b, power to sell to authority under 20 years PPA (cod-ed Apr 19), transaction to complete in 4Q. BTS expects cabinet to approve green line O&M concession extension by 30 years in exchange for Bt100b debts in an upcoming cabinet meeting tomorrow. INTUCH 2Q due Wednesday (Aug […]

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ACAP defaulted interest payment for bondholders of ACAP20NA due yesterday, SEC filing, Comment: That’s another one down. ADVANC’s insisted no personal info from customers was leaked during a scheduled test earlier this month – only non-critical info was exposed online as reported by foreign media. Comment: Singapore get your act together…do they really want to […]

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For Thailand here are the key changes: MSCI THAILAND INDEX Additions ASSET WORLD CORP (AWC) BANGKOK COMM ASSET MGT (BAM) KRUNGTHAI CARD (KTC) Deletions BANPU MSCI Small Cap Additions: BANPU Deletions: ANAN, BEAUTY, BEC, ERW, GGC, ITD, LPN, PLAT, PSL, GLOBAL, SVI, TTA, U, UNIQ, UV, WORK Sources: https://app2.msci.com/eqb/gimi/stdindex/MSCI_May20_STPublicList.pdf https://app2.msci.com/eqb/gimi/smallcap/MSCI_May20_SCPublicList.pdf

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ADVANC’s granted 5G certified operator from GSMA, the 1st and sole operator in Thailand. BANPU sets $600m 5-year capex for gas and renewable energy. Comment: I question this investment strategy….maybe because I just want to find a pure coal player… BGC sees strong bottles order yesterday as demand for exports to US & India grow […]

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AOT to announce winner for Bt13b SIA’s 3rd runway projects and satellite terminal on March 9. AWC target 15% CAGR over next 5 years, sets 5 year capex at Bt30b to expand hospitality and commercial projects. BANPU sees profitable this year from -Bt553m loss in 2019, expecting turnaround in coal, utility and gas business. Comment: […]

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BANPU to buy additional 50% in Springvale mine and Angus place in AU, transaction incurred no cash payment, will accept Bt864m liabilities for the purchase. BANPU raised stake in Australian mine from 50% to 100%, for Bt864m. Comment: Acquiring assets in the US and Australia. Tabloid reports BBL may book as much as Bt4b gain […]

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ANAN sees strong 4Q and momentum into next yr with 7 pjs ready to transfer and Bt37b backlog, of which Bt5-6b to transfer this yr. Comment: The share price is trading at 10x 9M19 earnings…so if 4Q19 is at the company suggests then it would be close to 5x, and then if they just maintain […]

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BANPU in jv with Dura Power to open Lithium Ion battery in China with 1 Gwh capacity. A debt default by PACE will likely dampen other prop developers’ ability to issue new debentures, warns a property industry source. Comment: Absolute bull$hit, AP, LH, PSH, ANAN can (and have) all easily issue debentures/bonds at rates below […]

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AQ files lawsuit against KTB and its board, seeking Bt3.9b for breaching compensation payment terms. BANPU to cod additional 2 powerplants projects combined 71mw before end of year. CK wins contract to build integrated medical and public health center building for Thai Red Cross Society worth Bt2.16b.COM7 sees 4Q earnings from newly launched Apple products, […]

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