EPG’s board approved acquisition in AU aftermarket parts manufacturer, 4 Way Suspension Products, for AUD75m, aims to expand scope of products, increase bargaining power of raw material suppliers, increase distribution channel in AU mkt, benefits from product R&D & costs saving with Aeroklas Australia, transaction to complete by end of June. Comment: I like the […]

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AP target 11 new launch total Bt16.24b in 2Q (1 SDH Bt3.4b, 8 townhome Bt7.24B & 2 condos Bt5.6b), sees 4M22 sales topped Bt16.15b (Bt13.52b horizontal & Bt2.62 vertical), Bt31.93b backlog assures earnings visibility, firms on Bt47b full year revenue target. Comment: I do wonder if all the increases in commodity prices, will the construction […]

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AOT to still report net losses this year, after only 19m pax traffic in 7M22, way below 62.13 FY22 target, which soon to be revised lower. Comment: Valued as if Chinese tourists are going to be here in force in 2 months CEYE: content management, digital marketing, on/offline media solutions, Chamni’s Eye, debut IPO 70m […]

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BDMS forms 60:40 jv with COM7 to expand upscale drugstore, offer medicines, med equipment, health tech products, BDMS will get expertise in retail mgt while COM7 expand into new biz in healthcare. Comment: Great move by both parties, but be aware it takes scale and massive scale for this to payoff. 100 stores is nothing. […]

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BANPU to increase investment this year by 58.5% to $1.3b, mainly in energy generation ($700m) and gas business ($500m), with internal cashflows. Intalks to buy new PP with capacity expansion to at least match last year’s 800MWs rise, coal sales 42-43m tons expected this year. Comment: It’s indo sub is paying out 25% divvy’s on […]

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ACE upbeats FY22 outlook from 250mw capacity on hand, full year recognition of 9.9mw biomass power plants cod-ed November 21, will sign 59mw community power PPA with Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) by eo-1Q. CWT sets >10% revenue growth target this year, on power business and leather seats, expected to see big jump in orders, tracking […]

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LH reported acquisitions of the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Anaheim CA, US, a 120 rooms on 2.07 acres land from DKN Hotels for US$ 31m (Bt 1.056b), the property is just 2 blocks away from Disney Land. Comment: On price/key basis that’s ridiculously good. MC seeks to expand MC outlet in PTT retail stations […]

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DMT mulls bidding for rest area’s commercial service plaza from Department of Highway, seeks to branch out from tollway business, shorter payback period, avoid heavy capex. Comment: This group were “Clever” in getting their 1 concession which ended up paying great dividends for decades. Let’s see if the next generation can figure out how to […]

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AAV mulls adding more flights to accommodate demand for travel, sees advance booking jumps on Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai & Hat Yai routes. Comment: The limited flights that are going around the country – are full (up to the 75% limited) BAFS anticipates FY22 turnaround from recovery jet refueling business, target sales volume +110% yoy […]

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AAV announced one month suspension of its operations in Thailand, staffs will not be paid, but will seek partial payment from social security fund, while BA announced temporary suspension of its Samui and Phuket flights from Aug 3. Comment: If it his 2 again, it’s worth a trade – or it goes bankrupt – which […]

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