Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 7.3 bn OSP – Left pocket right pocket, though I think the seller is probably going to build a massive art gallery after receiving this pile of cash. MJD – Largest shareholder in the family here takes another ~3% of the shares, way below market price. JMART – And boom the […]

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EKH mulls opening Cannabis medical clinic, in operation next year. Comment: This nation will never have another fight, everyone will be too relaxed and stoned. GUNKUL’s got credit upgraded by Fitch from BBB to BBB+, while subordinated debt rating to BBB from BBB-, reflecting higher cashflows from PP business. MBK’s 6.068m new shares from conversion […]

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CP Pharmaceutical Group invests Bt15b to acquire a 15% stake in Sinovac Biotech to produce CoronaVac vaccine. Comment: So….CP bought a stake in this, probably been under nego’s for a few months, and during the nego period Thailand had a spike in Covid cases. And now Thailand is receiving the SinoVac vaccine. Someone tell me […]

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AOT to sell 2nd round of TOR for duty free pick-up counter at DMK airport on Jan 20 as only 1 bidder participated 1st round. AWC holds press conference for new business cooperation at InterContinental Hotels Group. Comment: Still an overpriced behemoth. BBL seeks shareholder approval for Permata acquisitions upcoming AGM in February, expects transaction […]

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CPN plans to open 3 new mixed-use projects over next 3-yrs at a cost of Bt13.9b, and renovate 12 other malls, keeps 12-13% rev growth t/g for this yr. EKH sees full yr rev growth exceed 8-10% t/g from strong patients traffic and higher capacity of IPD patients (+60 beds yoy), will cod child health […]

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ASAP ASAP insists that it will not increase capital, even though D/E ratio is high. The jump in interest expense pushed share price down, but it said this is the nature of a leasing company. It says customers trust it and banks provide support. It is studying the issue of debentures of a minimum of […]

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ASEFA ASEFA expects 2H18 results to be better HoH supported by high season, but it admits that 2018 earnings growth will come in below target of 15%. Current backlog is Bt2.06bn and 60% of backlog is expected to be booked as revenue this year. It plans to bid for projects with total value of Bt3bn. […]

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AEONTS AEONTS’s loan growth improved YoY, backed by its strong credit card business. It expects the revived economy to enhance the ability for debt repayment, controlling NPLs to 2.35%. (Thun Hoon, 21/6/18) Comment: So all the news last year about the BOT limiting the customer types that can receive credit cards has had no impact […]

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ASIAN ASIAN management expects a 2Q18 earnings turnaround supported by strong order flows, a new production line and baht depreciation against the US dollar. The company has Bt1bn budgeted for M&A for business expansion and long-term growth. Its dog and cat food under the new “Maria” brand is expected to bring Bt100mn in revenue next […]

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Banks SCB, KBANK and BBL will reverse provisions, which will raise profit, if IFRS 9 is postponed to 2022.  SCB has made provisions of Bt26bn, KBANK Bt34bn and BBL Bt20bn. KTB has set aside Bt40bn provisions and it will book a profit if AQ can liquidate its land and repay debt. (Kao Hoon, 9/5/18) Comment: So […]

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