ASW expands into lifestyle and entertainment by taking 41.18% stake in Zaap World, to add brand value among new gens. Comment: Other than MK suki, and perhaps now After You, what other Thai brands have actually succeeded staying in people’s minds? CKP adds 8% more stake worth Bt21.5b in Luangprabang PP, bringing total to 50%, […]

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AIE sees 3Q turnaround from lower biodiesel production costs as palm oil price drops 30% yoy, expects sales volume accelerates in 4Q on holiday season. EGCO raised 10% holding in 2 wind farms (Chaiyaphum 80mw & Theppana 7.5mw) to be sole owner post transactions, will realize immediate contribution from 3Q. GPSC completed transaction of US$500m […]

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AH maintains 30% FY revenue growth target supported by strong EV parts orders, sees bright outlook next year on Ford plans to designate TH as EV production hub in SEA. Comment: I always find this news related to EV’s from the auto manufacturers amusing because the management themselves will say that this isn’t true volume […]

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BAREIT: BA Airport Leasehold REIT, debut IPO 1.03b units at Bt 10 apiece, KBANK leads & KASSET trustee. BCP ramps up Oil & Gas EP investment in Norway via flagship venture OKEA drilling co (45.7% holding) as 1H22 OKEA revenue +148% yoy to Bt 10.2b boosted by geopolitical conflict, rising price and increasing global demand. […]

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BCH keeps Bt17b FY revenue target supported by recovery domestic & international patients traffic, contribution from social security patients & specialty clinics, upside from Covid vaccine sales as government stockpile depleted. Comment: Not sure why we still need these flu shots… BEC mulls expand in-house studio to boost contents production, reduce costs and save time, […]

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CHAYO seeks license from BOT to set up an AMC with banking partner in 4Q, target to buy Bt30b worth of bad debt for management in 2022-23, to sell Bt900m land in Phuket in July, firms on 30% revenue growth target this year. Comment: The issue for the industry is that the BOT has yet […]

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AP reported 4M22 SDH sales +37% yoy >Bt13.5b, ramps up campaign to boost sales, target third consecutive record high profit this year. GPSC anticipates 2Q turnaround from resumption of Glow Energy Phase 5, higher Ft QoQ, contribution from PP investment in India, 192mw new capacity from Glow Energy Phase 2 (SPP replacement) to cod in […]

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BAM received a proposal from one bank for NPL & NPA port, confident of securing >1 JV deal with banks to set up AMC in 1H22, in talks with 4-5 banks, sets Bt9b capex. Comment: The listed players JMT CHAYO and BAM should have a great 5 years. CENTEL said OCC at its hotels in […]

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CGH sets up PI Ventures with Bt500m capital to expand tech investments, including digital assets and Metaverse related projects around the world. Comment: They are very good at making money, for themselves, not minority shareholders. GPSC established jv with PTT, Nuovo Plus, to invest in battery value chain, supporting EV & renewable power storage business. […]

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Thai AirAsia (TAA) predicts full recovery for Thai tourism in the next 2 years as international borders will gradually be opened by next year, while passenger traffic has yet to resume despite the country’s reopening on November 1. Comment: Depends upon the definition of a full recovery. But w/o a doubt I still think tourism […]

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