ADD: local fund, BBLAM, raised holding by 1.7053% to 6.5928% on October 29. BANPU divests 47.5% holding in Spain renewable firm, Sunseap, for US$364m vs initial investment at US$173.7b, announced acquisition in 768mw combined cycle gas-fired power plants in Texas, Temple 1, for US$ 430M. Comment: Cap gain to be recognised, combined with coal prices […]

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BJC upbeats outlook from CLMV expansion, sees strong traffic at Mini BigC Depo Market in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Comment: They have decent exposure in Hcmc, Vietnam via Metro, nothing under the BigC name as Central Group won that bid for VN. CV signed Bt528m Bio Fusion projects with Premium Energy Corp. FPT teams up Spore-based […]

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HMPRO will accelerate the rollout of new private-label items, add promotion and expand e-commerce channel to boost sales. Comment: And their GPM will continue to expand. JWD to take 20% stake in ESCO and sign a partner deal with PSA, the largest port operator in the world, and become a prominent operator at Laem Chabang […]

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KTC expresses interest in bidding for Citi’s consumer loan port. Comment: At the end of the day, I suspect that citi will be disappointed by the bid offers from the local incumbents as there should be overlapping in the customer base. PR9 accepts booking for Moderna vaccines, expected to arrive in July at the earliest, […]

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BKER: name changed to ALLY Leasehold REIT, ticker changed to ALLY effective today DOD is to enter cannabis business full stream, to seek permit to set up plant to extract cannabidiol for domestic and export. Comment: Perhaps its time to revisit my previous cannabis dream post. https://www.thaicapitalist.com/that-sweet-weed/ ITEL signs a Bt78m procurement contract for IP […]

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ADVANC will report on Monday (February 8) after-market, Bt27.53b consensus AMA in talk M&A logistic co., aiming to branch out from tanker, Oil & Gas and chem transport to diversify business, finalize deal within 1Q, target 10-15% revenue growth this year. AMATA to stop its Bt140m first-phase investment in Yangon Amata Smart and Eco City […]

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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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BM anticipates solid turnaround 2H supported by recovery parts order from Kubota as workers migrated back from metro to province of domicile due to Covid, in talk Nestle to supply food trucks to create jobs for disables, Bt250m out of Bt500m backlog to realize in 4Q, expects to get more electrical conduit & telcos box […]

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ADVANC to boost revenue from digital entertainment app, AIS Play, above Bt1b within FY22, sees opportunity from large subscriptions base. Comment: I use their service ~4x a year to watch sporting events and stream it to my TV (as I did last night with the French Open), I don’t see how normal TV channels survive.  […]

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AWC inked deal with Marriott International to expand 4 hotels total 1,638 rooms including Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Autograph Collection, JW Marriott Marquis. Comment: And watch them continue to sell assets from the private co to the public co. BGRIM’s expected to wrap up 2,700MW LNG to Power deal in Vietnam by early next year following earlier […]

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