Tuesday April 24, 2018 23:21

INVESTMENT Press Releases

SET initiates Capital Market Innovation Awards 2018 in search of capital markets top innovations Stcoks—24 Apr 18

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), jointly with The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Association of Thai Securities Companies (ASCO), Association of Investment Management Companies (AIMC) and Thai Listed Companies Association (TLCA), has

TRIS Rating Assigns Company Rating of TREIT at A with Stable Outlook Stcoks—23 Apr 18

Bangkok--23 Apr--TRIS Rating

TRIS Rating assigns the company rating of TICON Freehold and Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust (TREIT) at "A". The rating reflects TREIT's predictable income stream from rental contracts, largest portfolio of industrial property for rent, geographical diversification, plus diverse tenant base. The strengths are partially offset by occupancy rate (OR) of industrial properties, which is sensitive to economic conditions. The rating also incorporates rising leverage given its financial policy and investment plans.

KEY RATING CONSIDERATIONS
Largest industrial REIT with geographical diversification, and diverse industry of tenant

As a result of the merger of TICON Property Fund (TFUND), TICON Industrial Growth Leasehold Property Fund (TGROWTH), and TPARK Logistics Property Fund (TLOGIS) into TREIT, TREIT becomes the largest industrial REIT in Thailand with total investment properties worth Bt30,451 million in 2017, up from Bt7,352 million in the previous year. At present, the leasable area jumps to 1,484,660 square meters (sq.m.), consisting of 745,535 sq.m. for factory and 739,125 sq.m. for warehouse, scattering across 24 locations in seven provinces. On top of geographical diversification, TREIT also has diverse tenant base. The top 10 largest tenants contribute only 22% of total rental and

Influx of investors expected in Asias approximately US$518 billion NPLs General—23 Apr 18

As investors start to look for loan portfolio opportunities outside of the core European market, Asia is firmly on the investment radar Total official non-performing loan (NPL) numbers in the Asia Pacific region are currently in the vicinity of

Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult Opens Manufacturing Centre to Accelerate Growth of the Industry in Heathcare—23 Apr 18

- Centre will 'bridge the gap' between scientific research and commercialisation of the medicines of the future - Over GBP60 million of Industrial Strategy investment is being used to develop the new centre Today,the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult's

DIF Fund showcases its investment potential with the third additional investment with expected Stcoks—23 Apr 18

The Digital Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund ("DIF") showcases its investment potential with the third additional investment in telecommunications infrastructure assets. DIF will offer up to 3,831 million new investment units to raise funds to

Photo Release: WHA Group Welcome 70 Multinational Investors led by BOI on Comprehensive Tour of Stcoks—23 Apr 18

The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) organized a visit for a group of investors from China, Japan, India, USA and Europe to the Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate (ESIE) and the Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate (HESIE) located in the

Environmental, Social and Governance Factors Can Be Material Risks for Fixed Income Investors, Stcoks—20 Apr 18

Washington, D.C., April 19, 2018—Incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into fixed income investment strategies can strengthen risk management and contribute to more stable financial returns, finds a new report by the

Bangkoks Property Market : 7 Hot Issues Properties—18 Apr 18

Nexus Property Marketing indicated the property market in Bangkok has been adjusted to serve the foreign investment, while more mid-sized players and new developers tap into the market. Large-sized developers seek the investment opportunity in the

IDA launches Inaugural Bond, Pioneering New Model for Development Finance: First IDA bond raises Stcoks—18 Apr 18

The International Development Association (IDA) today launched its first bond in its nearly 60-year history, as investors around the globe seized the opportunity to invest in a triple A-rated asset and support life-changing investments in the world's

Short-termism impedes progress of hundreds of millions of people, United Nations report General—17 Apr 18

The prospects of around 800 million of the world's poorest people remain dire. The global economy is experiencing a moderate upturn, and momentum around sustainable investing is growing, the UN said today. But the vast majority of investment is still

Preliminary Rating Assigned To Demeter Investments# Series 2018-13 Fixed-Rate Reset Repack Notes Stcoks—17 Apr 18

LONDON (S&P Global Ratings) April 17, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its preliminary 'A' credit rating to Demeter Investments B.V.'s series 2018-13 fixed-rate reset notes that will be secured on fixed-rate reset dated subordinated notes

บลจ.กสิกรไทย เปิดขายกองทุน Term Fund อายุโครงการ 1 ปี เสนอขาย 18 23 หุ้น—17 Apr 18

บลจ.กสิกรไทย ส่งกองทุนตราสารหนี้ต่างประเทศอายุโครงการ 1 ปี เสนอขายต่อเนื่อง ชูโอกาสรับผลตอบแทน 1.45% ต่อปี เปิดเสนอขาย 18-23 เมษายนนี้ นายนาวิน อินทรสมบัติ Chief Investment Officer (รองกรรมการผู้จัดการ สายงานจัดการลงทุนต่างประเทศ)

Philippines: Investments in Infrastructure and Human Capital Key to Sustaining Inclusive Stcoks—17 Apr 18

MANILA, April 16, 2018 –Investments in infrastructure and education, skills, and health, are not only key to sustaining high growth but will also ensure that poor and vulnerable families have access to better job opportunities. Delivering inclusive

บลจ.กสิกรไทย เผยตลาดหุ้นญี่ปุ่นยังน่าสนใจ โชว์จ่ายปันผลกองทุน K-JP ในอัตรา 0.20 หุ้น—11 Apr 18

นายนาวิน อินทรสมบัติ Chief Investment Officer (รองกรรมการผู้จัดการ สายงานจัดการลงทุนต่างประเทศ) บริษัทหลักทรัพย์จัดการกองทุน กสิกรไทย จำกัด (บลจ. กสิกรไทย) เปิดเผยว่า บลจ. กสิกรไทย มีกำหนดจ่ายเงินปันผลกองทุนเปิดเค ญี่ปุ่น หุ้นทุน (K-JP)

Index Living Mall shows off long term energy saving plan Invests over 300 MB install solar roof, Energy—10 Apr 18

Mr.Ekalak Patamasatayasonthi, Senior Vice President for Business Development of Index Living Mall Co.,Ltd, revealed the company's long-term plan to save energy with an investment of more than 300 MB to install "Solar Roof" system on the roofs, starting

DIF Set for 3rd Additional Investment in Telecom Infrastructure Assets Planning Public Offering of Stcoks—10 Apr 18

DIF Set for 3rd Additional Investment in Telecom Infrastructure Assets Planning Public Offering of up to 3,831 Million New Investment Units At Preliminary Price Range of 13.60-13.90 Baht Per Unit Elevating Thailand to Become Digital Society,

เบสท์เวสเทิร์น โฮเทลแอนด์รีสอร์ท เปิดเผยแผนการขยายธุรกิจในเอเชีย ที่งาน HICAP UPDATE ปี ไลฟ์สไตล์—10 Apr 18

เบสท์เวสเทิร์น โฮเทลแอนด์รีสอร์ท เปิดเผยแผนการขยายธุรกิจโรงแรมและที่พักในภูมิภาคเอเชียที่งาน HICAP UPDATE (Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific Update) ที่ประเทศสิงคโปร์ระหว่างวันที่ 27-28 มีนาคม พ.ศ. 2561 HICAP UPDATE

Best Western Hotels Resorts Showcases Asian Expansion at HICAP UPDATE Lifestyle—10 Apr 18

Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced its Asian development plans to key industry stakeholders and potential investors at the recent HICAP UPDATE conference in Singapore. As the sister event to the popular HICAP (Hotel Investment Conference Asia

Siam Commercial Bank emerges as Southeast Asias first bank to engage in quantum computing Stcoks—10 Apr 18

Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), through its financial technology subsidiary Digital Ventures, today announced a strategic investment in 1QBit, a software company focused on quantum and quantum-inspired computing based in Vancouver, British Columbia. The

ผู้ลงทุนเฮ! รับปีใหม่ไทย KAsset จ่ายปันผลกองทุนเปิดรวงข้าวทวีผล 2 ในอัตรา 0.33 บาทต่อหน่วย หุ้น—10 Apr 18

นางสาวธิดาศิริ ศรีสมิต Chief Investment Officer (รองกรรมการผู้จัดการ สายงานจัดการลงทุน) บริษัทหลักทรัพย์จัดการกองทุน กสิกรไทย จำกัด (บลจ. กสิกรไทย) เปิดเผยว่า บริษัทเตรียมจ่ายเงินปันผลกองทุนรวมหุ้น ได้แก่ กองทุนเปิดรวงข้าวทวีผล 2 (RKF-HI2) ในอัตรา 0.33

PDIs started its second 11-MW solar farm in Japan PDI Energy now targeting to increase capacity by Energy—10 Apr 18

Mr. Francis Vanbellen, Managing Director of Padaeng Industry Public Company Limited (PDI), said Our second solar farm, in Nogata, Japan, with a capacity of 11 megawatts, started its commercial operation on March 1, 2018. This gives PDI a combined

April 2018 Confidence Index down for the second straight month. Investors concerned about Stcoks—09 Apr 18

Voravan Tarapoom, Chairman of the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations (FETCO), commented on the monthly FETCO Investor Confidence Index (ICI) for April 2018: "The Investor Confidence Index for the next three months fell for the second month

IAC Group Receives Strategic Investment From Gamut Capital Management That Significantly General—09 Apr 18

International Automotive Components Group S.A. ("IAC"), a global automotive and mobility leader in lightweight and new-material interior solutions, today announced it has secured new financing commitments that significantly strengthen its balance sheet

KBank holds a seminar to pinpoint key factors influencing investment Stcoks—09 Apr 18

KASIKORNBANK (KBank) held a seminar titled "The Symbol of Your Visionary: Keep Up with the Economy and Be Investment Leader in 2018", wherein the impacts of global economy on Thailand's trade and investment were analyzed. The panelists expected that the

Photo Release: KBanks Annual Economic and Investment Seminar Stcoks—09 Apr 18

Mr. Predee Daochai (fourth from left) KBank President, attended "The Symbol of Your Visionary: Keep Up with the Economy and Be Investment Leader in 2018" seminar, wherein the impacts of global economy on Thailand's trade and investment were analyzed. The

Digital Ventures, 7 universities, Microsoft, and KX join force in national mission to promote deep Stcoks—05 Apr 18

In encouraging national competitiveness enhancement and innovation, Digital Ventures, the Fintech investment and development subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank, today announced a new program, "U.REKA", to nurture skills and knowledge in deep technology,

EXIM Thailand Launches EXIM Special Zone Credit and Soft Loan for Machinery Modification and Stcoks—04 Apr 18

Mr. Pisit Serewiwattana, President of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand), revealed that Thai export in 2018 has tended to continue its growth pace. This is regarded as a crucial period for Thai export to switch to products with higher value

Investors say consistent policy, infrastructure and skilled labor are crucial to economic Stcoks—03 Apr 18

Foreign investors in targeted industries have suggested that consistent investment policies, good infrastructure and capable human resources were the key driving forces for Thailand to maintain its competitive advantages and to succeed in its plan to

487 SET and mai-listed firms pay a combined 2017 dividends of THB 478 Stcoks—03 Apr 18

The total of 487 firms listed on The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) and Market for Alternative Investment (mai) announced a combined 2017 dividend payment of THB 478.09 billion (approx. USD 14.94 billion), as of March 21, 2018, representing the average

Digital Ventures, 7 universities, Microsoft, and KX join force in national mission to promote deep IT—03 Apr 18

In encouraging national competitiveness enhancement and innovation, Digital Ventures, the Fintech investment and development subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank, today announced a new program, "U.REKA", to nurture skills and knowledge in deep technology,