Wednesday October 17, 2018 06:24

RATINGS Press Releases

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

Fitch Ratings: Diversification Shields Thai Securities Firms from Volatility Stcoks—29 Aug 18

Thai securities companies that are able to build up their franchises and continue to diversify to reduce their reliance on brokerage revenue are likely to fare better in the challenging operating environment, Fitch Ratings says. Fitch expects the

Fitch Rates EASY BUY#s THB Senior Unsecured Bonds at #AA+(tha)# Stcoks—23 Aug 18

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has assigned a National Long-Term Rating of 'AA+(tha)' to EASY BUY Public Company Limited's (EB; AA+(tha)/Stable) upcoming issue of up to THB1.5 billion of senior unsecured bonds. The bonds will have a maturity of two years. The

Fitch Affirms BAM at #AA-(tha)#; Outlook Negative Stcoks—17 Aug 18

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has affirmed Bangkok Commercial Asset Management Public Company Limited's (BAM) National Long-Term Rating at 'AA-(tha)' with a Negative Outlook. A full list of rating action is at the end of this commentary. KEY RATING

Fitch Affirms AEON Thana Sinsap at #A-(tha)#; Outlook Stable Stcoks—17 Aug 18

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has affirmed the National Long-Term Rating of AEON Thana Sinsap (Thailand) Public Company Limited (AEONTS) at 'A-(tha)' with a Stable Outlook. A full list of rating actions is at the end of this rating action commentary. KEY

Daily Repair Panthenol Soothing Gel Cream Business—16 Aug 18

A mild soothing gel cream formulated with 2.5% of Panthenol strengthens the skin barrier to soothe sensitive skin while restoring the optimal moisture balance with continuous hydration Main Features Hydrating + soothing + skin barrier strengthening

Fitch Downgrades CIMBT to #AA-(tha)#; Maintains RWN on CGS-CIMB TH Stcoks—16 Aug 18

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has downgraded CIMB Thai Bank Public Company Limited's (CIMBT) National Long-Term Rating to 'AA-(tha)' from 'AA(tha)'. The agency has also downgraded the guaranteed bonds issued by subsidiary, CIMB Thai Auto Co., Ltd. (CIMBT

SI Group Rises to the Top 7 Percent for Global Corporate Social Responsibility Energy—16 Aug 18

SI Group , a leading global developer and manufacturer of performance additives and intermediates, has received its third silver rating for corporate social responsibility from EcoVadis , an international organization that provides sustainability ratings

Fitch Ratings: Further Growth for Thailand#s Competitive Non-Life Insurers Stcoks—06 Aug 18

Better economic prospects, with a pick-up in consumer purchasing power, should support continued premium growth for Thailand's motor, industrial and property and marine insurance segments for the remainder of 2018. However, profitability could be

Fitch Rates ThaiBev#s Unsecured THB Debentures #AA(tha)# Stcoks—03 Aug 18

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited has assigned Thai Beverage Public Company Limited's (ThaiBev, BBB-/AA(tha)/Stable) new senior unsecured debentures amounting to THB70 billion a National Long-Term Rating of 'AA(tha)'. The debentures are in five tranches

Fitch Affirms ThaiBev at #BBB-#/#AA(tha)#; Outlook Stable Stcoks—02 Aug 18

Fitch Ratings-Bangkok/Singapore-02 August 2018: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Thai Beverage Public Company Limited's (ThaiBev) Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating at 'BBB-', and its National Long-Term Rating at 'AA(tha)'. The Outlook is

Fitch Affirms ThaiBev at #BBB-#/#AA(tha)#; Outlook Stable Stcoks—02 Aug 18

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Thai Beverage Public Company Limited's (ThaiBev) Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating at 'BBB-', and its National Long-Term Rating at 'AA(tha)'. The Outlook is Stable. ThaiBev experienced challenges in its domestic

Fitch: Thai Banks# Asset Quality Stabilising in Line with Expectations Stcoks—01 Aug 18

The 1H18 results for listed Thai banks show that the asset-quality cycle has started to stabilise, with positive impact on banks' profitability and buffers. The trend is in line with Fitch Ratings' expectations (see Fitch: Thai Banks' Asset Quality