BBL raises prime lending rates by 15-20bps, savings by 5-25bps from today, its minimum lending rate now at 6.45% and savings will be 0.5%, becomes the 1st to hike after BOT’s on Wednesday. Comment: Just look at that spread, remember the news article where the bankers said they wouldn’t increase rates. BEM mulls revising up […]

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ICHI mulls selling international franchise of its JPN restaurant, Oishi Biztoro, seeks to expand selling channel via multiple formats to expand coverage, plans to open 30 new restaurants over next 3 years as dine-in recovery, focus costs management to stretch margin. Comment: Because they haven’t done well with it.. KTB in collab with BJC to […]

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ADVANC eyes virtual banking license, after selling remaining stake in AISCB to SCB, aims to capitalize on its >50m mobile and internet customers. Comment: Urgh…can’t think of one digital bank that is actually profitable globally. Prove me wrong if there’s one out there. AMR signed MOU Eastern Pro Water Supply to jointly expand tap water […]

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ASIAN raised revenue target to 22-23% or Bt11.6b, from 19% or Bt11.2b, on higher growth in pet food, tuna business, weak THB, and gain from 10% AAI stake sale in 4Q, boosting GM to 19%. Comment: Just outstanding BRI reaffirms Bt11b FY sales target, 50% of Bt2.19b outstanding backlog to realize in 4Q, will launch […]

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ASW forms venture with Tokyo Tatemono to jointly develop Bt2.2b high-rise projects, Atmoz Oasis Onnut. Comment: I am impressed that they are still solvent… CHOW’s firm on Bt1.7b revenue target this year, on higher steel orders in 2H, with higher trading margin, to speed up solar rooftop installation to meet 70MW target by end of […]

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LEO sees growth momentum in 2H on rising demand entering high seasonal for imports-exports, while global shopping sales by giant e-commerce in China, 2nd self-storage in Yaowarat, and 2nd container yard all to help contribute and sees 30-35% revenue growth this year. MINT sees resorts & hotels operation in Maldives and EU already surpassed pre-Covid […]

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AS’s 2 major holders sell 73.72m shares (15.7% of total outstanding) and up to 33.83m units of AS-W2 to SABUY, expects synergy from digital ecosystem, blockchain and e-payment service while SABUY can access new clients from AS’s 100m mobile gamers account. Comment: It’s very interesting watching SABUY work. I think this has been a great […]

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AWC anticipates solid turnaround 2H from recovery OCC & higher room rate, contribution from MICE, 12 hotels on track to open FY23-FY27. Comment: Despite it being one of the larger groups on the mkt, it doesn’t attract as much investor interest. GULF raised revenue growth target this year to 80% from 60%, on rise in […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 286 mn THG – I think they are now the most expensive hospital in the region. SABUY – Apparently lots of deals still going on Sell(s) THB 5.4 bn TRT – There must’ve been a typo in the SEC filing as it doesn’t make sense. So keep that in mind. TRT’s […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) 900 mn SABUY – Just have a look at each and every JV they are participating in. III – Lots going on here MINT – A switch between entities PLAT – Will this dog rise up again? MAKRO – Just taking part of the RO Sell(s) 2 bn GUNKUL/JMART – Adisak is […]

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