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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INET sees FY21 revenue from cloud services +50% yoy from remote working, online platform expansion & paperless adoptions, will estimate Bt4.5b IFF (DCREIT) offering in 2Q. Comment: I still don’t understand why any private enterprise would bother with INET.  IRPC upbeats FY21 earnings from wider chem spreads yoy, stock gains & improved sales vol supported […]

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Asia Cab in JV with 4 partners, including EA and SCG chemical, to develop 1st Thai EV cab prototype, while EA said its EV plant in on track to COD in 2-3 months. Comment:  EA are going to be the GULF of this industry. You’ve been witnessing the growth of crony capitalism in Thailand over […]

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AEONTS, VGI, and HUMAN in JV to set up Rabbit Cash, Bt800m registered cap, to expand digital lending platform, including nano finance, by capping interest rate at 15% max. Comment: Love this move by VGI, that damn rabbit card is immensely valuable and now they’ve figured out the partners to use utilise their distribution network. […]

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DTC signed hotel management contract with Kuwait real estate co., Al Fajer International Holding, to mgt Dusit Princess Mahboula Kuwait, comprises of 180 rooms plus 70 serviced apartment, target cod 4Q23. Comment: These deals are still happening throughout the world. People here don’t understand that travel is relatively normal within parts of the UAE/pakistan/turkey/greece etc […]

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DCC to tender RCI at Bt3.9/share for delisting, MAY-KE is agent. Comment: Took them long enough, the son waited for the father to step down to get this done? FSMART announced partnership with SABUY, offers e-wallet top-up via its “Boonterm” machines, sees synergy from tech sharing & payment platform, will jointly expand digital payment network […]

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“Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi and other top leaders have been detained in an early-morning raid in an apparent “coup,” her party’s spokesperson Myo Nyunt said, a move that came after the country’s military disputed its landslide win in a November election.” Source: Bloomberg Why should those on the Thai equity markets care? You have […]

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APURE sees big jump this year from strong sweet corn, fresh fruits & vegetables exports thanks to surging demand for home cook, sees healthy margins from high utilization rate. BEAUTY sets 5% revenue growth target this year with >5% net margin, on three strategies, re-structure, re-new, and re-model. IVL sets to double its EBITDA by […]

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CHOW’s board approves plan to sell 6 units in Japan, owning 9 solarfarm with 64.21MW capacity, for Bt4,114m, pending shareholder approval on Jan 27, 2021. KTB is not going to compensate those who failed to register for the 2nd-phase copayment scheme on Wednesday when DTAC’s OTP system crashed. Comment: It’s not KTB’s fault, the fault […]

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AH will turn profitable this year, supported by solid 4Q, expecting Bt5b sales, on par with 3Q, in-line with industry. AH upbeats FY21 earnings from recovery parts orders, will kick-off transfer of Bt1.5b EV parts order next year, eyes 10-15% revenue growth target, margins no less than 10%. Comment: EV isn’t a story for AH […]

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