Vietnam: Mekong Capital to close 4 new investments in retail, transport, education


It is targeting these investments in the first half of the year.

Vietnam: Vietjet shares surge 20%, ranks among top listed stocks

Over 12,000 shares changed hands; total outstanding shares are 300m units.

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi acquired by Warburg Pincus-VinaCapital platform: Savills

VinaCapital also had a very active investment quarter.

Vietnamese tech startups could become target of PE investors in 2017

Health care, education and food and beverage offer more opportunities for PE

Vietnam: CMC Corporation launches $2.2m early-stage startup investment fund

CMC will extract every 10% of its annual profits to facilitate the fund.

Japan’s JFE Steel forms joint venture with Vietnam’s Agrimeco

Japanese steelmaker JFE Steel has established a 50:50 joint venture with Hanoi-based Mechanisation Electrification Construction Corporation (Agrimeco) to sell processed construction materials, the companies announced on February 23. The new entity, Agrimeco & JFE Steel Products Co Ltd, has a registered capital of $2 million and is the first joint venture… Read more »

Vietjet’s $170m IPO is Vietnam’s biggest, first globally marketed offer

Vietjet’s February 28 listing will go as planned

ADB, Kiu launch e-commerce platform for Vietnamese SMEs

The platform would initially cover Vietnam and Cambodia.

Vietnam: Angel investors launch $5m Innovatube Fund, focus on frontier tech

The fund is founded by two serial entrepreneurs and angel investors.

IFC to invest $10m in GIC-backed Vietnamese agri firm Pan Group

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC holds 4.88% in the firm.