The "Market for Alternative Investment (mai)" was established under The Securities Exchange of Thailand Act. The maiís purpose is to create new fund-raising opportunities for innovative business with high potential growth as well as provide a greater range of investment alternatives. Since its launch in 1999, 45 companies have joined mai raising more than Baht 4.7 billion through initial public offerings (IPO). This capital has helped mai-listed companies to pursue their ambitions.
Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University
Sasin was founded some 23 years ago in a collaboration among the pre-eminent in Thailand, Chulalingkorn University and what were to become two of the leading business schools in the world Ė the Kellogg School of Management and the Wharton School.
This Sasin management education collaboration pioneered the use of world-class visiting professors, complemented by full-time Sasin faculty and other experts in Southeast Asia. Sasin launched the first graduate management programs in Thailand taught completely in English, and continues to provide world-class management education.
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Kiatnakin Bank Public Company Limited has received approval to upgrade to be a commercial bank on 13 September 2005.
The new business emphasizes on the areas of expertise that has been the strength of Kiatnakin Bank which includes Consumer Loan, Residential Project Loan, and Commercial and Industrial Loan for certain business segment (e.g. transportation, packaging, printing, etc.).
During the first 3 years, the core commercial banking services will be provided, which includes the upgrade of our 15 financial offices throughout Thailand to be a commercial bank branch. We are also opening another branch in Bangkok called the Asoke branch.
Currently, the Kiatnakin has more than 66 billion baht in asset; our goal is to increase the amount to be 100 Billion Baht within the next 3 years.