Saturday November 17, 2018 07:53

RATINGS Press Releases

Fitch Rates EXIM#s USD Senior Notes #BBB+(EXP)# Stcoks—15 Nov 18

Fitch Ratings has assigned an expected rating of 'BBB+(EXP)' to Export-Import Bank of Thailand's (EXIM, BBB+/Stable) five-year senior unsecured notes of up to USD300 million. The notes will be issued under the bank's USD1.5 billion medium-term note (MTN)

TRUE GROUP REPORTS CONTINUED PROFITABILITY IN 3Q18 IT—15 Nov 18

True Corporation PLC (SET: TRUE) recorded Baht 385 million of net profit in the third quarter of 2018 bolstered by accelerating service revenues with double-digit YoY growth in both mobile and broadband internet businesses. True Group's financial

Fitch Ratings: Global Power Synergy Still on Watch after Appeal of Regulator Stcoks—14 Nov 18

The ratings on Global Power Synergy Public Company Limited (GPSC) remain on Rating Watch Negative (RWN) after the company said it submitted an appeal of the Energy Regulatory Commission's (ERC) order to block GPSC's acquisition of GLOW Energy Public

Fitch Affirms Makro#s Rating at #A(tha)#; Outlook Stable Stcoks—14 Nov 18

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited has affirmed Siam Makro Public Company Limited's National Long-Term Rating at 'A(tha)'. The Outlook is Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS Overseas Expansion Drives Rising Leverage: Makro's funds from operations (FFO) adjusted

Fitch Affirms CP ALL#s Ratings at #A(tha)#; OutlookStable Stcoks—14 Nov 18

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited has affirmed retailer CP ALL Public Company Limited's National Long-Term Rating at 'A(tha)' with a Stable Outlook. Fitch has also affirmed the National Long-Term Rating of its secured bonds at 'A(tha)', the National

BIOTA Test Net Launch Event, the New Generation of Decentralized Cloud-Based Operating IT—07 Nov 18

On November 2nd, BIOTA held the first workshop, which was also BIOTA's test net launch event in Taiwan. As the latest generation of efficient cloud operating system based on blockchain technology, BIOTA's team consists of experts and scholars from many

Fitch Rates Advanced Wireless Network#BBB+#; Stable Outlook Stcoks—01 Nov 18

Fitch Ratings has assigned Thailand-based telecommunications company Advanced Wireless Network Company Limited (AWN) Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) of'BBB+'. The Outlooks are Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS Ratings

Southern California Gas Co. Ratings Stand-Alone Credit Profile Revised To #a+#; Outlook Remains Stcoks—31 Oct 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 30, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today affirmed its 'A' issuer credit rating on Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas). The outlook remains negative. We also affirmed our 'A-1' short-term rating, the 'A' rating on

Fitch Ratings: 900MHz Spectrum Win Positive for DTAC#s Growth Stcoks—30 Oct 18

Thai telco Total Access Communication Public Company Limited's (DTAC; BBB/AA(tha)/Stable) market position is likely to strengthen after it secured 900MHz spectrum at an auction, which plugs the gap in its spectrum portfolio that had constrained its

Bumrungrad International Hospital Implements InterSystems TrakCare with Early Benefits to Patient Heathcare—30 Oct 18

Eighteen-Month Digital Transformation Leads to Record High Patient Satisfaction Ratings in Several Departments at World Class, Multi-Specialty Private Hospital InterSystems, a global leader in health information technology, and Bumrungrad International

Fitch Affirms Muang Thai Life at #BBB+#; Outlook Stable Stcoks—29 Oct 18

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Muang Thai Life Assurance Public Company Limited's (MTL) Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) Rating at 'BBB+' (Good) and National IFS Rating at 'AAA(tha)'. The Outlooks are Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS The affirmation reflects the

Fitch Affirms AIS at #BBB+#/#AA+(tha)#, AWN at #AA+(tha)# Stcoks—17 Oct 18

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Thailand-based telecommunications company Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited's (AIS) Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'BBB+' with a Stable Outlook. The agency has also affirmed

Fitch Affirms DTAC at #BBB/AA(tha)#; Outlook Stable Stcoks—16 Oct 18

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Thailand-based telecommunications company Total Access Communication Public Company Limited's (DTAC) Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'BBB' with a Stable Outlook. The agency has also

Fitch Affirms TASCO at #A-(tha)#/Stable and Withdraws Ratings Stcoks—12 Oct 18

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited has affirmed Tipco Asphalt Public Company Limited's (TASCO) National Long-Term Rating at 'A-(tha)' and its National Short-Term Rating at 'F2(tha)'. The Outlook is Stable. Fitch has simultaneously chosen to withdraw

AVR(R) microcontrollers now supported in MPLAB(R) X Integrated Development IT—09 Oct 18

- Developers new to the AVR architecture can easily begin designs with a unified development platform that crosses multiple operating systems Designers who have traditionally used Microchip's PIC(R) microcontrollers (MCUs) and developed with the MPLAB

Fitch Rates AEON Thana Sinsap#s THB Notes #A-(tha)# Stcoks—08 Oct 18

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has assigned AEON Thana Sinsap (Thailand) Public Company Limited's (AEONTS; A-(tha)/Stable) upcoming issue of Thai baht-denominated senior unsecured notes a National Long-Term Rating of 'A-(tha)'. Proceeds of the issuance will be

Fitch Rates THB Notes Issued by SMBC#s Bangkok Branch #AAA(tha)# Stcoks—04 Oct 18

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has assigned Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation's (SMBC; A/Stable/F1) upcoming issuance of up to THB3 billion in senior unsecured notes a National Long-Term Rating of 'AAA(tha)'. The tenure for the notes will be up to three

Movenpick Hotels Resorts unveils a global menu of seven savoury dishes with a touch of the finest General—02 Oct 18

Movenpick Hotels & Resorts, an upscale brand within the AccorHotels Group, is celebrating Swiss cuisine and the culinary versatility of chocolate with a new global menu of savoury dishes featuring a sweet twist. The brand's talented 'food artisans'

Fitch Ratings: Thailand Resilient to Rising Global Risks Stcoks—02 Oct 18

Thailand's economy and banks should be able to weather heightening global risks from rising US interest rates, although escalating trade wars could pressure global growth next year, according to sovereign and banking analysts at Fitch Ratings' annual

Fitch Affirms Siam Future at #BBB(tha)#; Outlook Stable Stcoks—28 Sep 18

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited has affirmed Siam Future Development Public Company Limited's (SF) National Long-Term Rating at 'BBB(tha)' with a Stable Outlook, National Short-Term Rating at 'F3(tha)' and outstanding senior unsecured debentures at

Aeroflot Confirms Five Star Global Airline Status in APEX#s Official Airline Lifestyle—27 Sep 18

Aeroflot has again been recognised as a Five Star Global Airline at the APEX Awards, held on September 24 in Boston. The status, first granted to Aeroflot last year, has now been extended through 2019. (Logo:

Fitch Rates ICBCTL#s Senior Notes #AAA(tha)# Stcoks—24 Sep 18

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited has assigned ICBC (Thai) Leasing Company Limited's (ICBCTL, AAA(tha)/Stable/F1+(tha)) upcoming long-term senior unsecured notes a National Long-Term Rating of 'AAA(tha)'. The notes will be issued under ICBCTL's THB30

Fitch Affirms Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) at #A-#; Outlook Stable Stcoks—21 Sep 18

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) Public Company Limited's (SCBT) Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'A-' with a Stable Outlook. At the same time, the agency has affirmed SCBT's National

Fitch Rates Bangkok Bank#s USD Senior Notes Final #BBB+# Stcoks—17 Sep 18

Fitch Ratings has assigned Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited's (BBL; BBB+/Stable/bbb+) USD1.2 billion senior unsecured notes a final rating of 'BBB+'. The notes will be issued in two tranches, USD600 million for each tranche. The two tranches will have

Nava Nakorn Electricity Generating Successfully Issued Its Debut Debentures of THB 6,400 Stcoks—14 Sep 18

Nava Nakorn Electricity Generating's Company Limited ("NNEG") is pleased to announce its inaugural THB debentures issuance from a successful multi-tranche offering with amortization structure of 3-year with interest rate of 2.68%, 5-year with interest

Fitch Rates Bangkok Bank#s Proposed USD Senior Notes #BBB+(EXP)# Stcoks—13 Sep 18

Fitch Ratings has assigned Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited's (BBL; BBB+/Stable/bbb+) proposed US dollar denominated senior unsecured notes an expected 'BBB+(EXP)' rating. The notes will be issued under BBL's USD3.0 billion global medium-term note

Fitch: ThaiBev#s Larger Issuance Won#t Affect Rating on Bond Stcoks—11 Sep 18

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited says there will be no rating impact on the 'AA(tha)' rating on Thai Beverage Public Company Limited's (ThaiBev, BBB-/AA(tha)/Stable) new senior unsecured debentures after the company increased the size of the issuance to

Oil Insurance Limited (OIL) Upgraded by Standard Poor#s to #A# from #A-# on Stronger Financial Stcoks—11 Sep 18

On Sept. 7, 2018, S&P Global Ratings raised its long-term financial strength and issuer credit ratings on OIL to 'A' from 'A-' and its issue-level rating to 'BBB+' from 'BBB'. The outlook is stable. Bertil C. Olsson, President & CEO, commented

Fitch Upgrades Thailand#s TMB, TBANK, TCAP and Affirms Other Mid- and Small-Sized Stcoks—11 Sep 18

Fitch Ratings has upgraded the National Long-Term Ratings of Thailand-based TMB Bank Public Company Limited and Thanachart Bank Public Company Limited (TBANK) to 'AA-(tha)', from 'A+(tha)', and the National Long-Term Rating of TBANK's holding company,

HOLIDAY CHECK AWARD 2018: TOP RECOMMENDED HOTELS FOR CENTARA GRAND BEACH RESORT VILLAS HUA Lifestyle—04 Sep 18

Hua Hin's historic icon Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin recently shared its pride as it was granted "Top Recommended Hotels in Hua Hin" on HolidayCheck 2018', based on millions of reviews and excellent ratings from travelers all over the