Thailand: Omise acquires DTAC’s e-money service provider Paysbuy

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Omise expects this merger will help accelerate growth in SE Asia.

Thai Siam Commercial halts $3b insurance unit sale as talks fail

On account of valuation mismatch with potential bidder FWD Group.


Thailand: Sakol Energy on IPO trail, to raise funds to expand network

It has appointed KT Zmico as a financial advisor and lead underwriter for IPO.


M&A-active Thai Charoen Pokphand Foods to pick majority in German meat seller

CPF arm will pick 95% in Paulsen Food for $13.7 million.


Thailand: InVent backs Digio’s Series A round in first fintech investment

Digio and Intouch aim to tap onto the rapidly growing e-payment market in Thailand and Southeast Asia.


Italthai inks JV with Japanese crane maker Tadano to expand in CLMV nations

The new company will focus on Thailand, Laos and Cambodia this year.


Thai govt-backed $147m Digital Economy Fund to be set up in September

The DE fund is in line with the government’s policy to promote startups


SME Bank invests $1.23m in Thai dessert producer and mushroom farm

Bank to inject 30 million baht in Virgin F&B and 12 million baht in Khao Yai Panorama Farm.


IFC to invest up to $25m in Morgan Stanley’s North Haven Thai Private Equity

North Haven Thai PE is seeking to raise up to $300 million


Thai Government Savings Bank’s SMEs Trust Fund launches $44m investment vehicles

Expara had been selected as manager for the Trust Fund’s first 500m baht sub-fund.