NEWS RELEASE / January 17, 2018

Thailand

AWR Lloyd has been active advising clients in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar since its inception. AWR Lloyd has had a big consulting team and office in Bangkok for over a decade and a half. AWR Lloyd has advised a wide range of Thai companies – from small niche players to larger bluechips like PTT and Banpu. We have also advised a multitude of foreign companies on investments and acquisitions in the country.

AWR Lloyd has been a core advisor to Banpu PLC on its growth strategy, financial planning and investor relations for eighteen years, helping the company grow from a small Thai conglomerate into the leading multi-billion dollar regional coal-based energy group it is today. Banpu is widely viewed as one of Thailand’s leading stock exchange listed companies from a governance and investor relations perspective. It is also widely recognized as one of the Asia-Pacific region’s emerging leaders in the energy sector with projects and operations in nine countries: Thailand, Laos, Australia, Indonesia, China, Mongolia, Singapore, Japan and the US. Forbes has included the company in its list of ‘Forbes Asia’s Fab 50’.

AWR Lloyd advised a government agency, the Energy Regulatory Commission, in conjunction with partner-firm, in relation to a review of Thailand’s gas pricing strategy. In the gas and power sectors the firm has also conducted numerous other studies for both Thai and international clients. For example AWR Lloyd advised Hess on contract negotiations with PTTEP, advised CNOOC on its due diligence of UNOCAL’s Thai assets, a Japanese company on a 180MW cogen power acquisition and Ch.Karnchang on an SPP project development.

In oil, AWR Lloyd has worked for an oil tank farm operation in Thailand for over fifteen years and have helped the company originate and negotiate contracts with customers – including a large Singapore-based oil trading group. AWR Lloyd worked on a feasibility study for DP World in conjunction with Royal Haskoning in relation to a refinery and pipeline project in southern Thailand. AWR Lloyd has also conducted in-depth strategy consulting review for a major PTT subsidiary – and acted as IPO advisor for a large oil refining group.

In renewable energy, AWR Lloyd worked for a Thailand-based vanadium redox battery and fuel cell company. We helped the company develop a global commercialization strategy and negotiate capital-raising and grant funding based on scenario and probability-based discounted cash flow analysis. We have also worked on a number of solar and wind projects in Thailand.