Week 06/05 – 10/05 This is a catch up post from 2 weeks, ago, 4 corporate news items caught my eye… ADVANC sets 13-15% revenue growth target this year, takeover of 3BB to help doubling its broadband revenue, data business venture with GULF to COD 1Q25, but sees slower 2Q23 on seasonal. Comment: The new […]

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AWC collabs with Isetan Mitsukoshi Holding to open hi-end supermarket & food hall at One Bangkok mixed-use project. CIVIL anticipates positive earnings momentum carry thru 2H, supported by transfer of 5 construction project total Bt3.3b, Bt22.243b backlog pending to realize, mulls bidding public & private project total Bt4b later this year. Comment: That’s a decent […]

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BGRIM sees 2Q margin continue to expand, supported by lower natural gas price, revenue recognition from 2 power plants (Ang Thong 2 & 3) combined 280mw, in talks 3-5 partners to jointly develop data center, expects to finalize deal this year. Comment: The cost of energy is no longer and an issue and governments are […]

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I just had a quick look through all the markets in ASEAN. Thailand is the only market that is below the end of 2019 levels. I’ll say it now, it’s going to beat Vietnam & Singapore in USD terms from end of April onwards. I’m not saying that Thailand is in sound economic shape. But…Gov […]

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IRPC: anticipates positive chem spreads momentum carry thru 2H supported by improve global demand, cushion from China‚ÄôS econ stimulus. LTS: lighting & smart home automation solutions, Light Up Total Solution, debut IPO 55m shares at Bt 3 apiece. Comment: Unless they have a blockchain, bitcoin, iRobot, Chinese EV angle – I’m not interested. SSP: upbeat […]

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CPALL: sees positive SSSG and wider margin qtd supported by recovery consumption, improves product mix & 7-11 branches expansion in Laos & Cambodia. Comment: How many of you were surprised by that 1Q? The dog has finally awoken. ITD: Bt122m -60% yoy, GPM fell to 7.31% from 10.8% yoy due to losses in mining project […]

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AUCT: sees robust traffic thru auction yard upcountry, seeks to expand network to accommodate >48k vehicles p.a. Comment: They are minting it! BTG mulls up pet food production capacity to 110k tpa to fill local & overseas demand, launches premium PET food (Perfecta Holistic Grain Free) to boost sales, target 10% CAGR over the next […]

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EA joins forces with Laos government to establish super holding co., to pursue 7GW clean energy, centrally manage electricity from clean energy in Laos, oversees renewable project expansion, manage electricity exports, support the use of EV in the country to reduce crude imports. Comment: Super Holding Co in dodgy laos? Does EA think they’re going […]

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