ASIAN upbeats outlook from strong PET food & frozen pre-cook meal sales and tailwind from weak THB, allots Bt660m to up capacity by 6k tons in 3Q, revised up FY22 sales growth target to 19% from 12% to Bt11.2b, OEM subsidiary Asian Alliance Int’l (AAI) on track to list on the exchange this year. Comment: […]

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AS: local fund, BBLAM, raised holding by 0.4382% to 5.0033% of total outstanding on January 27. Comment: It’s a bit late to be adding no? But I’ve been totally wrong on AS over the past 2 years, why? I remember all my meetings with them from 2010-2020 and didn’t think management would be able to […]

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BCPG paid Bt1,070m for 25% stake in Nam Tai for power transmission line in Laos (220 kilovolt). CV expects to conclude jv deal with partner to establish RDF production plant in Vietnam by eo-1Q, 70% of Bt2.4b EPC power plant construction projects to realize this year, eyes 150% revenue growth target. LPH mulls raising hospitel […]

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AIE reaffirms solid turnaround 3Q from recovery biodiesel sales volume on easing travel restriction, expects positive momentum 4Q from demand for fuels on holiday season, improved vegetable oil sales vol on reopen of F&B, higher export volume of raw glycerine to India & China for food, pharma, cosmetic production. Comment: Am curious to see how […]

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BCPG signs PPA 600MW wind PP in Laos to Vietnam Electricity Auth, expected COD in 2025. CFRESH upbeats 2H earnings from improving frozen shrimps export vol to EU, US, JPN, CAD on reopening, 100% utilization rate from 200ktpa production capacity, tailwind from higher THB revenue as export sales contributed 90% of total sales. III mulls […]

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AOT mulls proposing cabinet proposal for Bt15.8b Chiang Mai passenger terminal expansion phase 1 next year, target cod mid-FY25. Comment: Mulls proposing? Just propose. Regardless, this is a positive, the airport terminal there is woefully overcapacity during normal periods. BCPG and Mitsubishi Corp will jointly develop 600mw onshore wind farm projects in Laos, power to […]

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BCPG’s firm on 30-40% EBITDA growth this year, supported by recognition of 11MW in Thailand and 3 projects with 65MW capacity, to gradually COD from 4Q21, sets Bt18b capex. CPF board approved disposal of fresh foods retail & distribution business to Ek-Chai (Lotus) for Bt861.6m. Comment: This is one to extract cash from a recently […]

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BA expects Bt3.9b revenue from passenger traffic this year, with 61% load factor, sees full recovery in 2-3 years. Comment: I’m still wondering when/if BA/AAV will recap, I’m just waiting for this opportunity. BAM mulls spinning off retail & P-loan unit to boost flexibility and improve competitiveness, in talk ILM & GLOBAL to tap in […]

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BCPG expects to sign 600mw windfarm projects in Laos within 1H, sees room for additional capacity from 160k acres land, targets M&A 300mw this year. BGC expects meaningful turnaround from surging demand for bottle packaging on recovery consumption & F&B delivery trend. Comment: If you remember (https://www.thaicapitalist.com/random-thoughts-protests-bgc-bottles-it-cpall-not-a-monopoly/) I unleashed quite a bit into BGC (and […]

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AAV sees 4Q average load factor back >80% from 65% in 3Q, Chiangmai, Chiang Rai & Nan logged 90%, 42 aircrafts out of 62 entire fleets on operation, 4Q ticket price QTD +10-20% from Bt996/ticket in 3Q. Comment: Yup though ticket prices are far higher than 996 on the weekends. Rumours have it though that […]

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