Country Group is a network of affiliated companies that work together to optimize business opportunities and endure strategic partnerships. Our strong network extends internationally, across boarders and over a broad range of asset classes that include; real estate; financial services; fund management and investment management.
Country Group provides a collaborative advantage to improve investor and shareholder value through priority access to unprecedented investment opportunities and the application of value-enhancing, creative solutions.
SET | CGD
Description: Real Estate Investment and Development
Country Group Development Public Company Limited (CGD) is a progressive real estate company listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). The company focuses on seeking out and executing on unique development and investment opportunities while delivering superior returns on investments.
SET | CGH
Sector: Holdings Company
Description: Equity Investment
Country Group Holdings Public Company Limited (CGH) is an investment holding and private company listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). Specialising in long-term investments across multiple sectors, the company focuses on the acquisition of controlling stakes in established businesses.
SET | MFC
Sector: Funds Management
Description: Thailand’s Largest Non-Bank Asset Management Company
Founded by the Thai Government and International Finance Corporation (IFC) in1975, MFC Asset Management Public Company Limited (MFC) is a Thailand-based company engaged in the business of fund management. The company’s license to operate securities businesses consists of mutual fund management, private fund management and securities registrar business. With company products that include mutual, provident, private equity, property and infrastructure funds.
SET | PDI
Sector: Mining and Alternative Energy
Description: Thailand-based company engaging in the operation of zinc mining, smelting business and alternative energy
Padaeng Industry Public Company Limited (PDI) is Thailand's leading zinc mining and refining company, with a product capacity of 110,000 metric tons of zinc metal and alloys. It operates a zinc mine in Mae Sod, a roaster in Rayong Province, and a refining facility in Tak province. Since 2014, PDI’s new business strategy focuses on sustainable businesses such as renewable energy sources including solar, wind, hydro and biomass.
Country Group Development (CGD) is a Thailand-based, international real estate development and investment arm of Country Group. The company’s competitive edge and unique footprint lies in its diversified real estate strategy and ability to leverage off of the Group’s competitive edge of networks and financial strength to create viable and sustainable long-term value for its investors.
Country Group Development’s platform is two-pronged, approaching real estate from a development and investment perspective – a broad and progressive strategy, yet sharply focused and resilient.
We believe that superior value creation and return can be proven most effective with an integrated and creative approach. CGD’s opportunistic investing platform seeks to capitalise on global investment opportunities, through the implementation of the company’s holistic development and investment knowledge and strategy.
CGD TRANSITIONS INTO
THE REAL ESTATE SECTOR
Upon first realising income through its real estate business in late 2013, the company completes its transition into the Real Estate sector in January 2014.
CGD’s first foray into the lucrative data storage sector with the acquisition of Anchorage Point, a data centre in London, United Kingdom.
CAPELLA HOTEL GROUP
CGD completes the agreement with Capella Hotel Group to debut the Capella experience in Thailand - Capella Bangkok at Chao Phraya Estate.
CGD TRANSITIONS FROM MAI TO SET
CGD strengthens its position in the market and gains access to capital by moving from the Market for Alternative Investment (MAI) to the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
PARTNERSHIP WITH FOUR SEASONS HOTELS & RESORTS
CGD announces the partnership with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts to create two landmark developments housed within Chao Phraya Estate; Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Bangkok at Chao Phraya River.
- 2014 January CGD transitions into the real estate sector
- February Acquisition of Anchorage Point
- February Partnership with Capella Hotel Group
- September CGD transitions from MAI to SET
- November Partnership with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF CHAO PHRAYA ESTATE
CGD unveils the USD1 billion, super-luxury, mixed-use development titled Chao Phraya Estate. The flagship development features 3 iconic properties; Four Seasons Private Residences Bangkok at Chao Phraya River and two world-class hotels; Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok and Capella Bangkok.
FOUR SEASONS PRIVATE RESIDENCES BREAKS INTERNATIONAL RECORDS WITH USD 22M SALES IN HONG KONG
Four Seasons Private Residences achieves total sales of USD 22 million for Four Seasons Private Residences Bangkok at Chao Phraya River at its 2-day roadshow at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong.
CGD IN LONDON FOR BIG DATA DEBUT AS TRADING BEGINS FOR THAILAND’S FIRST INTERNATIONAL REIT
CGD together with affiliate company MFC launches Thailand’s first fully subscribed international Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) listed as MFC Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (MIT) for Anchorage Point, a data centre located in London, United Kingdom.
CGD BRANCHES OUT INTO EDUCATION SECTOR ACQUIRING A SCHOOL IN BRIGHTON, UK
CGD signs agreement valued at GBP 18 million to invest in Ovingdean Hall, the deal represents CGD’s first acquisition and entrance into the global education sector.
FOUR SEASONS PRIVATE RESIDENCES ACHIEVES OVER USD 12.5 M IN SALES IN TAIPEI
CGD announces its impressive sales performance for iconic Four Seasons Private Residences Bangkok at Chao Phraya River, amounting up to USD 12.5 M at Farglory Financial Centre in Taipei.
- 2015 January Official launch of Chao Phraya Estate
- May Four Seasons Private Residences breaks international records with USD 22 M sales in Hong Kong
- December CGD in London for Big Data Debut as Trading Begins for Thailand’s First International REIT
- 2016 July CGC branches out into education sector acquiring a school in Brighton, UK
- August Four Seasons Private Residences achieves over USD 12.5 M in sales in Taipei
CGD ANNOUNCES PROJECT FINANCING OF USD 375 M FOR CHAO PHRAYA ESTATE
CGD and partner BCEG secures USD 375 million project financing through China Ping An Bank. The agreement will ensure the timely, successful completion of the Chao Phraya Estate to the highest specifications.
CGD SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES PHASE 4 OF ELEMENTS SRINAKARIN
Elements Srinakarin launches Phase 4 of the project, comprising best-in-class 338 fully furnished units ready for sale and transfer.
CGD COMMEMORATES THE OFFICIAL TOP-OFF CEREMONY OF CAPELLA BANGKOK
CGD commemorates the topping-off ceremony to mark the ultra-luxury, Capella Hotel Group's expansion to Chao Phraya Estate in Bangkok.
CGD ACQUIRES LAND FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT VALUED AT THB 1 BILLION IN CHACHOENGSAO
CGD successfully completes transaction for a new mixed-use community mall development project on an 18 Rai asset of land located in Chachoengsao Province in Thailand’s emerging Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
CGD HITS BIG IN HONG KONG, ACHIEVES OVER USD 21 MILLION IN SALES DURING HONG KONG SHOWCASE
Four Seasons Private Residences Bangkok achieves an astounding USD 21 million in luxury units sold at a 2-day exhibition hosted at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong.
- September CGD announces project financing of USD 375 M for Chao Phraya Estate
- 2017 January CGD successfully launches phase 4 of Elements Srinakarin
- March CGD commemorates the official top-off ceremony of Capella Bangkok
- June CGD acquires land for new development valued at THB 1 billion in Chachoengsao
- September CGD hits big in Hong Kong, achieves over USD 21 million in sales during Hong Kong showcase
Mr. Jon Nielsen
Executive Director - Portfolio Management02
Mr. Kobchai Chitcuresakulchon
Director - Accounts & Finance Division03
Mr. Ben Taechaubol
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)04
Mrs. Vatinee Chaturongkul
Director - Projects Division05
Mr. Suttinath Jitticharunglap
Executive Director - Operations Division06
Ms. Kitima Kritiyachotipakorn
Executive Director - Sales Division
Mr. Chatchai Chordokrak
Executive Director – Accounts & Finance Division08
Ms. Patra Kantasiribitaks
Executive Director - Investment Division09
Mr. Varakorn Techamontrikul
Executive Director – Development Division10
Ms. Kwanrudee Maneewongwatthana
Executive Director - Marketing Division11
Mr. Bundit Kanlayanarat
Director – Projects Division12
Ms. Apiradee Hatsadisewee
Director – Customer Relations Management