Triton Holding Public Company Limited (TRITN) announced in accordance to the company investment strategy to increase revenue and seek sustainable profit and competitiveness. The board of directors meeting no.7/2020 which held on June 25, 2020 has passed a resolution to approve Triton Engineering Construction Public Company Limited (TTEC) (a subsidiary of TRITN in the proportion of 93.68% of the paid-up capital) to invest in Trans Thai Railway (TTR). TTR is a specialized “Rail” company operating in the business of construction, signaling systems, electrical systems in the railway, design and maintenance, etc. The business of TTR has advantages which can create a value added for TRITN as follows;
1) TTR has expertise in signaling systems and electrical systems for train operation, design and maintenance of machinery related to railway works.
2) Shareholders, Directors and Executives have over 5 years of working experience in the said business with many potential teams which able to accept works directly or can be subcontracted.
3) Currently, the government supports a lot of projects regarding the railway such as the long-distance intercity railway system and large transportation systems which make the market in this field very large with a rapid growth rate, therefore TTR has a high chance of getting a job.
4) TTR is a leader in this field of business and having a high competitive advantage which is a good opportunity for TTR to generate more incomes.
More importantly. TTR is one of the local market leaders in providing rail services. This specializes service is operating in a niche market with limited competitors with existing shareholders and executives considered as expertise in their field.
The acquisition is strategically in-line with TRITN’s long-term sustainability objectives and will complement TTEC’s business in specialized engineering services and provides a unique opportunity to create an immediately presence in the expanding rail industry in Thailand.