TTCL Plans Two Power Plants in Myanmar Worth $6 Bn

TTCL, an integrated engineering procurement and construction firm listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand, plans to invest more than US$6 billion (Bt204 billion) between the second half of this year and 2020 to establish two coal-fired power plants in Myanmar, chief financial officer Gobchai Tanasugarn said. TTCL is a joint venture between Italian-Thai Development, […]

Listing Brings Few Benefits for Construction Sector for now

​​ There is only one listed construction-related firm on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) at the moment. Joining the YSX will not boost the construction companies to raise capital for real estate projects in the short term. KBZ Bank deputy managing director U Bo Bo Wai Maung said that local construction companies should consider joining […]

Yoma Strategic to Spin off Myanmar Tourism Businesses in Reverse Takeover of SHC Capital Asia

SINGAPORE – Yoma Strategic Holdings announced on Monday (Oct 24) that it will be spinning off its tourism-related business as part of a reverse takeover (RTO) of Catalist-listed SHC Capital Asia Ltd. Yoma on Sept 2 announced its intention to partner with other players to establish a new tourism platform engaged in various tourism-related businesses […]

Keppel Land divests Sedona Hotel Mandalay

KEPPEL Land has entered into a conditional sales and purchase agreement to divest its entire stake in Wiseland Investment (Myanmar) – which owns Sedona Hotel Mandalay – to Eden Hotels and Resort Co for US$41 million. The divestment, which comes on the heels of Keppel Land’s investment in Junction City Phase Two in Yangon, is […]

Malaysian healthcare group IHH to build Yangon Parkway hospital

Malaysian firm IHH Healthcare is building a US$70 million 250-bed hospital in Yangon through a Singaporean subsidiary, which will help efforts to train local Myanmar health professionals, the company said. The new Parkway Yangon Hospital is IHH’s first in Myanmar, although the company plans to build more in the future, a Parkway Pantai spokesperson told […]

Yoma’s Pun Seeks New Myanmar Stock Exchange’s First Listing

First Myanmar Investment Co., a conglomerate controlled by businessman Serge Pun, is aiming to be the first publicly traded company on the Myanmar stock exchange. Pun, who is also chairman of Singapore-listed developer Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd., said in an interview that First Myanmar doesn’t plan to sell any new shares. The company, which has […]

Sembcorp Industries signs S$420 million accord to develop Myanmar’s biggest power plant

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list SINGAPORE – Sembcorp Industries has announced a memorandum of understanding with the Myanmar government to invest in and develop the country’s largest gas-fired power plant to help address a power shortage. The company said it wholly-owned subsidiary, Sembcorp Utilities, on Monday (Dec 7) signed the MOU with Myanmar’s […]

Maybank to help Myanmar firms raise regional capital

Maybank will offer a number of services in Myanmar including project finance and corporate lending, said Pollie Sim, CEO of international business at the Malaysian bank. It will also be willing to help companies raise capital through regional equity or debt markets, she said at the launch of the bank’s Myanmar branch office on October […]

MEHL accepts US$560m valuation of F&N’s stake in Myanmar Brewery

SINGAPORE: The Myanma Economic Holdings (MEHL) has accepted the US$560 million (S$776 million) valuation of Fraser & Neave’s (F&N) 55 per cent stake in Myanmar Brewery, the Singapore-listed company said on Wednesday (Aug 5). In a filing on the Singapore Exchange, F&N said its Myanmar partner in the brewery confirmed the sale at that price, […]

Yoma Strategic appoints new CEO in July

Mr Melvyn Pun will be taking over from Mr Andrew Rickards, who will step down as CEO and Executive Director at the company’s Annual General Meeting on Jul 27. SINGAPORE: SGX Mainboard-listed firm Yoma Strategic has announced a management change with Mr Melvyn Pun taking over as its Chief Executive Officer from end July. Mr […]