AOT sees 19m passenger arrival for 6M22 (Oct 21 – Mar 22), likely fall short of 60-70m full year target, expects Transport Ministry to approve transfer of 3 airports (Udonthani, Burirum, Krabi) from Department of Airport by end of April. Comment: Still the best monopoly play on the country’s aviation, but….yes…valuations are what they are. […]

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AKR sees 1Q transformer sales +20% yoy driven by renewable & EV chargers expansion, aims to secure 10-15% of Bt2.5b current bidding, target 20-25% revenue growth this year. CPF to list CP Vietnam in Vietnam. CPV generates Bt60-70b revenue p.a., or 20% of revenue, spinning off wud help raise fund for Bt10b chicken complex in […]

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BAM in talk several fin institution to joint establish distressed assets management co, sees upside from management fees, rev sharing. Comment: I have a random thoughts on this – but basically the banks HAVE SO MANY NPLS that several would effectively be at risk of bankruptcy and need to recap massive amounts of equity. This […]

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ADVANC secures official broadcaster right for Toyko Olympics on AIS Play for all matches. Comment: This is slowly taking True’s market share. AIS Play is fantastic for sports today versus True especially on a price comparison basis. BA to suspend BKK-Samui route from Jul 21 and postpone resumption of 5 other routes. Comment: I know […]

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ASW in deal with Bitkub to exchange crypto currency into THB for housing purchase, firms on Bt5b revenue target this year, with 2 new projects ready to transfer in 2H worth Bt3.9b, target 4 new launches worth Bt7.4b. Comment: Non impact, it just shifts the responsibility for exchange the BTC to THB from the buyer […]

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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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BCPG expects to sign 600mw windfarm projects in Laos within 1H, sees room for additional capacity from 160k acres land, targets M&A 300mw this year. BGC expects meaningful turnaround from surging demand for bottle packaging on recovery consumption & F&B delivery trend. Comment: If you remember (https://www.thaicapitalist.com/random-thoughts-protests-bgc-bottles-it-cpall-not-a-monopoly/) I unleashed quite a bit into BGC (and […]

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CK wins 2 tollway maintenance contracts (Si Rat – Outer Ring & Udon Ratthaya Expressway) from BEM total Bt1.005b. DTAC’s offering up to Bt3,500 worth of compensation to subscribers unable to sign up for government’s 50-50 co-payment scheme due to technical glitches in its online systems yesterday morning. Comment: Well done DTAC, they’re going to […]

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ALT reassures solid 2Q from recognition of Bt496m network hardware procurement projects for State Railway, upbeat 2H earnings from strong operation from internet bandwidth services subsidiary, International Gate (IG), as demand from CLMV surged following C19, expects to sign JV Malaysia partner Edotco Group and State-telcos, CAT, in 3Q, firms on 20% revenue growth target […]

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Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) expects ESSO, SPRC and IRPC to comply with Euro5 std by FY24; whereas, only 3 refiners PTTGC, TOP and BCP capable at the momentum, seeks to promote use of B10 & B20 positive biodiesel producers: EA, GGC, BGRIM, BCP. CRANE upbeats FY20 outlook from healthy demand for foundation work on infrastructure […]

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