AAV: expects improvement in revenue & passenger load factor next year as tourism starts to pick up, will returned 5 aircraft at end of year, shrink fleet size to 53 aircraft, sufficient for service till eo-FY23. Comment: They’re not expecting any mass chinese tourism. AH: upbeat 4Q earnings from recognition of chassis orders for VinFast […]

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Chief of ADVANC’s pushing the NBTC to decide whether to approve or decline the TRUE-DTAC mega merger, noting that the agency has the legal authority to do so. Comment: The NBTC is having a field day collecting payments from all the groups. AQUA in collab with THR, a unit of THG, opens the Hills Rehab […]

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BCH up hospitel capacity to accommodate rising virus cases after long holidays. Comment: Lots of unregistered “positive” cases throughout my network at the moment. Obviously not shown in the figures, and by now you’ll know my viewpoint is that I just don’t care about this. I hope that most people don’t care either. KBANK in […]

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AEONTS’s 1Q23np (end of May) at Bt1.11b, -3% yoy, il/w Bt1.03b consensus. BIZ in talk partner to invest in hospital business, aims to diversify earnings from med supplies, cancer radiosurgery system, disinfection & unmanned delivery robot business. CPALL signed Lisa Blackpink as brand ambassador, citing The Standard Wealth. Comment: I suppose this is positive? DTAC’s […]

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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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