SCG Logistics Management Company Limited and JWD InfoLogistics PCL, the two leading logistics and supply chain service providers at the ASEAN level, together announced a crucial merger deal to become the largest Integrated Logistics and Supply Chains Solutions Provider in the ASEAN region.
The move combines the two firms’ strength and increase the service level capability to become the largest Integrated Logistics and Supply Chains Solutions Provider in the ASEAN region with a wide variety of integrated services to cover all industrial groups to increase the opportunities for exponential growth derived from the customer bases of the two companies.
In this merger transaction, JWD will issue new ordinary shares to the amount of not more than 791,020,363 million shares and offer them as private placements (PP) to the existing shareholders of SCGL at the price of 24.02 baht per share as compensation for the transfer of all SCGL ordinary shares in a share swap.
Following the completion of the share swap, SCGL’s existing shareholders will hold shares in JWD in the proportion of not more than 43.7 percent of all JWD’s voting shares after the transaction.
Upon completion of the merger transaction, JWD will change its name to SCG JWD Logistics PCL with the SET-registered abbreviation of SJWD for share trading in the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
The new Company will be managed jointly by Co-Chief Executive Officers (Co-CEOs) – Mr. Bunn Kasemsup, representing SCGL, and Mr. Charvanin Bunditkitsada, representing JWD. SCGJWD will proceed with the internal restructuring after the merger, when SCGJWD will accept the entire business transfers (EBT) of SCGL. This process is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2023.
This merger deal is a large and important undertaking that we have carefully considered to be in the best interest of shareholders. This move will enable us to grow robustly and sustainably in the challenging and volatile market conditions.
“Both JWD and SCGL are two perfectly fitted jigsaw puzzle pieces, with each having a different customer base that can strengthen the other. With the strong potential of SCGJWD, we will be able to create boundless and sustainable growth, and will be able to deliver the solutions that are truly a One Stop Service,” according to the announcement.