AAI: ASIAN’s pet food unit, Asian Alliance International, debut IPO 637.5m shares at Bt 5.55 apiece, Tisco & UOBKH joint-leads. Comment: And that’s how you do an IPO pump. BBL: expects FY22 loan growth near double digits vs 4-6% previous projection, target 2-4.5% for FY23 (1-1.5x of FY23F GDP growth), NPL & provision likely to […]

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ANAN sees positive sign from Ashton-Asoke case, firms on Bt13b transfer target, after Bt9.3b in 9M22, solid backlog at Bt12b to support Bt15.68b presales target, mulls 6 projects worth Bt21.63b in 4Q Comment: That asoke project….a never ending saga for ANAN. BEC aims to shift revenue mix from TV laden to digital platform, global content […]

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BRR expects 70% revenue growth target this year to Bt7b on higher global price and solid growth in biomass power plant and wood pellet business. FPT sells build-to suit warehouse in logistic park Ayudhaya to Watson (TH), the 3rd distribution center at Bangpli & Khonkaen logistic center, target cod within 2Q23. NWR firms on 50% […]

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BJC mulls adding Covid medications via 146 branches of Pure Pharmacy and Siri Pharma nationwide after National Communicable Disease Committee allowed hospitals, clinics & drug stores can procure Covid medicines from September 1. Comment: Coming to you from the family whose insurance company screwed over their customers TH meat producer, Betagro, to raise Bt20b (US$554m) […]

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AEONTS reports 1Q22 net profit (end of May21) at Bt1.149b, +117%, topline -11% yoy from shrinking card spending from Covid impact & new loan suspension at Aeonts Micro finance (Myanmar) since February 1, lower LLP yoy, recovery on doubtful account and costs control provided cushion. Comment: Given the high debt levels in Thailand, a friend […]

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AOT: Thai Smile to resume Phuket-Hong Kong route, 4 weekly flights (Monday/Wednesday/Friday/Sunday) from July 2. Comment: Initial travelers are going to be all over the local news, and then disappointment will set in as the figures are lower than expected, and then it will ramp up faster than the infrastructure can manage. BAM sees 2Q turnaround […]

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AUCT: anticipates recovery traffic at auction yard 2Q onward as repossessed vehicles mounting on third wave of pandemic, expects wider margins this year from lower SG&A and online auctions, upside from partnership with leasing & distressed assets management partners (ECL & CHAYO). Comment: CHAYO is the interesting play here, they have access and now a […]

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ACG upbeats outlook after branching out from auto dealership to maintain services business as drivers opted to fix rather replace amid outbreak, will open 2nd branch in May, target 6 garages by end of year. The Fed of Thai Industries (FTI) suggests the government use BCP petrol stations and factories nationwide as vaccination locations to […]

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AEONTS: will launch digital lending platform mid-FY21, expects higher fees from larger client base thru collaboration with HUMAN & VGI. Comment: I can see the synergies between AEONTS and HUMAN, VGI less so, but the rabbit card is fire for distribution. GPSC: mulls estimate semi-solid battery plant phase 2 capacity 1 GWh per annum to […]

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NOBLE targets launch plan for 11 projects total Bt45b, target topline >Bt11b Comment: And yet we hear they are having to selling off buildings/units to the distressed funds. Then again who cares? They’ll get the capital back, retire the debt and reinvest into a new project in a “better location” PRM anticipates strong OCC on […]

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