Dr. Eakapong Tungsrisanguan, Chief Financial Officer of SCGJWD Logistics Public Company Limited (SJWD), the largest integrated logistics and supply chain service provider in the ASEAN, revealed that SJWD is preparing to offer two sets of debentures, for the first time after its merger, on September 22 and 25-26, 2023. These are senior, unsecured and representable debentures, consisting of "Series 1 debentures" with two-year maturity due in 2025, and a fixed interest rate of 3.76 percent per year, and "Series 2 debentures" with three-year maturity due in 2026, and a fixed interest rate of 4.35 percent per year. Both sets of corporate bonds are to pay interests every three months throughout the life of the bonds. The total proposed amount not exceeding 4,000 million baht are to be used to repay debts and to be applied as working capital for business operations.
As a clear testament to SJWD's operating potential and strong business fundamentals following the merger between JWD InfoLogistics Public Company Limited and SCG Logistics Management Company Limited, the Company was given a corporate credit rating of BBB+(tha) - Stable, from Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Company Limited on June 1, 2023, and given a credit rating for both sets of debentures of BBB+(tha) from Fitch Ratings (Thailand) on June 30, 2023.
Both sets of debentures will be offered for sale to general investors, high net-worth investors and institutional investors, with Kasikorn Bank Public Company Limited, Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited, and securities companies Kiatnakin Phatra Public Company Limited, Daol Securities (Thailand) Public Company Limited, Asia Plus Securities Company Limited, acting as underwriters of the corporate bonds for sale to general investors and institutional investors. TMB Thanachart Bank Public Company Limited was appointed as the underwriter of corporate bonds for sale to high net-worth investors and institutional investors.
"It is expected that the offering of these corporate bonds will receive a good response from investors as the Company plans to continuously expand its businesses in the region. Both growing the businesses through M&A and increasing investment in existing businesses. This is aimed at improving the service capabilities and strengthening the businesses to leverage continuous growth. The long-term target is to have an average sales growth of 12 percent per year and to have the proportion of profits from overseas businesses increasing to more than 30 percent, as well as to raise the market cap to 100 billion baht by 2027," Dr. Eakapong added.
Investors interested in investing in SJWD debentures can look into additional details at www.sec.or.th or get in contact with the debenture underwriters, as detailed below:
Kasikorn Bank Public Company Limited* at Tel. 02-888-8888 press 819, or subscribe through the K-My Invest website (www.kasikornbank.com/kmyinvest) for individual general investors; Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited** at Tel. 02-777-6784 or subscribe through the SCB EASY application for inidividual general investors; TMB Thanachart Bank Public Company Limited, at all branches or call 1428 press #4 (open for subscription only for high net-worth investors); Kiatnakin Phatra Securities Public Company Limited*** at Tel. 02-165-5555 or subscribe through the Dime! Application for individual general investors; Daol Securities (Thailand) Public Company Limited at Tel. 02-351-1800; Asia Plus Securities Company Limited at Tel. 02-680-4004.
*This includes Kasikorn Securities Public Company Limited as the sales arm of Kasikorn Bank Public Company Limited.
**This includes Innovest-X Securities Company Limited as the sales arm of Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited.
***This includes Kiatnakin Phatra Bank Public Company Limited as the sales arm of Kiatnakin Phatra Securities Public Company Limited.
Source: MT Multimedia Company