BEM extend MRT operating hours 6am-11pm for Blue line & 5:30am-11pm for Purple from Oct 16 as curfew shorthened to 11pm-3am vs 10pm-4am prior. BCP: Social Security Office raised holding by 0.0552% to 15.0391% of total outstanding on October 12. BEYOND sees demand picking up ahead of November 1 reopening, especially at two luxury hotels […]

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ADVANC agreed to pay Bt448m to settle Bt50b dispute with NT, paying ways for future collaboration. Comment: All of these lawsuits will be settled due to the new owners. APCO launches antiviral supplement, MyLife100, out on sales October 1. Comment: And these snakeoil salesmen have another bunch of rubbish supplements for you to try. BAY’s […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 714 mn JMART – We were surprised to see this massive buying back by the founder, but also quite happy about it too :p EA – A switch between personal and corporate holdings MPG – Looks like a back door is happening here. BEM – A director buys a share amount […]

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TS & BEM expect MRT ridership to recover on reopening of schools and longer operating hours of business from February 1. Comment: I wonder how long these 2 will wait before selling the lines to an infra fund. ECF sets 10-12% revenue growth target this year, on rising furniture orders, both local and overseas, sets […]

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ALLA to bid for 2-3 power plants’ crane projects, worth Bt100m each, results in 2Q21, in talks with potential JV in solar cells business. BTS and STEC under BSR Joint Venture mulls bidding for Bt122b West Orange Line, while BEM will bid alone. Comment: BEM is basically CK… INTUCH’s lawyer up and in the process […]

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ADVANC in 70:30 JV with SPI to set up Saha Advance Network (SAN) with Bt30m registered cap, offering fiber optic and ICT infra within SPI’s industrial estate and EEC area. AMA target to lift biodiesel transport revenue to 15% of total revenue from 11% last year, sees solid turnaround 2H from higher traffic from improving […]

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ANAN to issue Bt1b worth of subordinated debt, offering 9.5% p.a. for first 5 years. Comment: That sounds closer to what I expected for debt pricing, though in reality it should be double digits. BEM sees Blue line ridership rose to 60% or 250ktpd avg post lockdown, expects momentum carry to 2H on school reopen. […]

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ACG branches out from car dealership business to vehicle maintenance and parts sales services, FASTFIT, to expand client bases and mitigate risk from weak auto market. Comment: I find this to be a difficult business to do well in, they are up against incumbents such as BQUIK and ACT, and these are rather deep customer […]

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AAV considers merger with another LLC to clamp down on pricing wars once flights eventually resume in the country. Comment: Would that be NOK? Wouldn’t make sense, Thai Smile perhaps? ADVANC launches “GOMO” sim for online uses with unlimited 50GB speed. Comment: Boom! And then your data will be leaked… ASP cuts dividend payout to […]

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BEM sees March tollway traffic -25.8% yoy, MRT ridership -29.2% yoy, expects bottom out in April. Comment: It probably should bottom in April, the question on people’s mind will be recovery potential. DOD upbeats on 1H earnings from strong sales momentum of alcohol gel and sanitizer products, mulls to raise capacity to 500k bpd from […]

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