After months of reports suggesting he is on course to buy LH Bank and Britain’s giant hypermarket Tesco Lotus, Dhanin Chearavanont, Thailand’s richest man, has broken the silence for the first time in a report in the Bangkok Post,

“I’m a businessman. I look forward to investing and taking opportunities in any business that can make a profit,” the chairman of Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group, Thailand’s largest agribusiness conglomerate.

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