Thailand to see higher M&A activity in 2018 driven by consumer sector


“We anticipate that the consumer sector will be a key growing sector in the Thai M&A market given the increasing regional consumption spending and the recovery of Thailand’s exports,” said Solidiance partner Mickael Feige.

Thai Dealbook: BCP buys Norway petro field; PTTEP completes Bongkot deal

Bangchak Corporation (BCP) is acquiring a Norwegian petroleum field for 3.76 billion baht ($114.2 million)

Thai bourse targets 40% market cap growth by 2023, fuelled by IPOs

The IPO pipeline in Thailand is hotting up with family-owned sports drink giant Osotspa and a $3-billion government infrastructure fund both expected to list this year.

Thai PTT to buy Engie’s Glow Energy in deal that could be worth over $4b

PTT unit said it will first pay $2.98 billion for Engie’s 69% stake in Glow before launching a tender offer for the remaining shares.

AECS Thailand invests in Singapore-based healthcare startup GetDoc

The joint venture deal was part of GetDoc’s plan to expand into Thailand.

Thailand’s PTT to acquire power generating firm Glow for $3b

The proposed acquisition will be done via PTT’s power and utilities arm Global Power Synergy.

Thailand: Minor International confident of acquiring Spain’s NH Hotels, says CEO

The Thai company has agreed to buy from China’s HNA, NH’s biggest shareholder, a 26.5% stake.

Thai-focused micro-fund 500 TukTuks to raise $20m for second vehicle

Fund II is said to have backing of large Thai firms including TCP Group, Central Group, Saha Pathana and others,

Guest Post | Why and Thailand’s Central might not succeed as partners

From initial plans to launch in May 2018, the JV has delayed its full launch to August 2018. Is this a sign that this ambitious partnership is off to a rocky start?

500 TukTuks-backed Thai culinary startup Cookly closes pre-Series A

The startup is also looking to close its Series A round by early next year or sooner.