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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CPN in talk to buy 29.58% of commercial property developer (SF) from MAJOR at Bt12/share before tender for the remaining shares, aiming to obtain East BKK shopping complex, Mega Bangna, Tabloid. Comment: WOW. CPN has recently taken GLAND and now SF. They are the retail play for Thailand FPT rent out 15,350 sq.m. cargo warehouse […]

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CPN firms on plan to open Central Plaza Ayudhaya & Sriracha in 2H, target completions of Dusit Central Park in FY24, 9.2 acres mixed-use projects under JV Hong Kong Land by FY26, will finalize plan to estimate mall in Vietnam before end of year. Comment: Still the best mall operator in the country by a […]

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ASIAN sets 8-10% revenue growth target to Bt9.5b, sees strong 1Q on rising exports in frozen pet food, sets Bt500-1,000m to expand production lines and M&A. BGRIM to import 250K ton of LNG in 2H21, supplying 5 SPP Replacement, expecting 10-15% electricity utilization growth this year, target >76MW new capacity this year. CIMBT were pushed […]

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BEAUTY’s confident of turning around to profitable this year, sees 5% revenue growth on cost cutting and hemp-based cosmetics. Comment: Another “hemp player”. No one is trusting BEAUTY given that there are no Chinese tourists in town. CPN firms on plan to open 2 malls this year including Central Plaza Ayudhaya & Sriracha, Central Plaza […]

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BPP’s planned investment in 1,000MW gas PP in the US and another large one oversea in a form of JV, with <50% stake, will be concluded in 1H21, a few more clean energy powerplants with 100-200MW capacity planned by end of year. Comment: Bam bam bam, natty gas. Great for the ESG story. But the […]

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ASK announced RO 175.95m shares 2:1 at Bt17/shares for existing holders, XR April 27. Comment: Wow, thats quite substantial, this explains the stock dropping today by ~10%. Then again post recap, it’ll have a cleaner balance sheet, able to expand etc etc, same story different co. BGRIM sets EBITDA margin target at >30% this year, […]

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AMATAV sees better performance than last year, expected to sell 1,050 rai of land in 2 IE in Vietnam, in talk with partner to invest in 3,000 rai IE in central Vietnam. Comment: They have never hit their targets. They haven’t done anything positive in Vietnam versus effectively every other international and domestic player there. […]

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CPN launches 5 campaigns to boost traffic at malls by 20%, emphasizing on Music Phenomenon during new year-end countdown format. GUNKUL board approved Bt1.47b investment in 50MW solar PP in Vietnam, boosting capacity there to 150MW. INSET secured Bt300m 5G network installation projects, ink deal Jan 21, expects to win at least 3 contracts from […]

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ADVANC to provide 5G network solution for Bosch’s factory in EEC, sees growth from IoT, remote production curling & monitoring, automated warehouse & logistic to improve productivity. Comment: I think we are underestimating the potential impact of 5G on businesses, it’s going to be far bigger than we may realise. AOT’s board omitted bonus payment […]

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