BPP cod 543mw Nakoso Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle powerplants in JPN (33.5% holding) COTTO mulls expand distribution center upcountry to lower costs and expand market share on ceramic tiles & building material products, will add grout & tile adhesive to line up, expects higher sales yoy after revamp online channel (Cotto Life), sees upside from […]

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AJ: local fund, BBLAM, bought big-lot 20m shares from management, sees growth potential from packaging business & upside from JV packaging unit with SCC in Vietnam. Comment: And that explains the big sale. BBLAM typically has done quite well with these type of positions. GULF to tender for INTUCH at Bt65 (last done Bt58.5) after […]

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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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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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Isn’t it amusing that with tonnes of people going for testing => more “positive” cases. It is what it is. I don’t care about the politics of this. Watch for a delay in the reopening, hotels will drop etc and then buy again, same plays all around. And look commodities & supply-chain plays are still […]

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New SET50 free-float rules will likely be announced either by this or next week with implementation from July 1, 2021. Tabloid quoted broker expecting the followings: Weighting increases: BBL, KBANK, SCB, SCC, BDMS, CPALL, INTUCH. Weighting decreases: AOT, DELTA, OR, GULF, ADVANC. New Additions: BANPU, KKP, KCE, STA, IRPC. Deletions: VGI, TOA, GLOBAL, DTAC, COM7. […]

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CPF’s expected to report all time high quarterly profit in 1Q21 at Bt7,644m, +25% yoy, on higher swine sales, contribution from CTI and Lotus, mulls introducing plant-based products locally, Tabloid. IHL sees 20% revenue growth this year, on rising orders in leather products and pet foods. Comment: We’re wondering how big a jump in auto […]

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ANAN reports Bt3,979m 1Q21 pre-sales, 17% higher than target, thanked to 100% sold-out of one condo projects, sees solid demand for condo along mass transit lines. Comment: Sold out one project @ cost? BEAUTY develops new business model, by securing distribution channel via retail outlets in provincial areas, sets to appoint 8 large distributors, covering […]

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I’ll start with a question, what is the the largest total addressable market today? Scroll down to see that rabbit hole…. Disclaimer: I love the military, don’t put me in jail :p WuFlu and Vaccines Thailand’s going through another amusing period….right before another long holiday period, right before protests were picking up again….of covid-19 cases. […]

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BA anticipates it will not return to profit until 2024, though it sees investment opportunities in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services in the EEC for long term growth. Comment: MRO services are a great money maker at scale. The question is whether Thailand will be considered competitive when compared to Singapore and the Philippines. […]

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