Mekong Capital has added its first two female partners – Pham Vu Thanh Giang and Truong Dieu Le – who will join the current partners, Chris Freund and Chad Ovel. The female partners both have around 19 years of experience in private equity space in Vietnam.
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The investment was made by the Mekong Enterprise Fund III.
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) will secure a seat on the board of Vietnam-based agribusiness firm Loc Troi Group, which was the PE investor’s second investment in the Southeast Asian country. The development was confirmed by Loc Troi, formerly known as An Giang Plant Protection Company, prior to its shareholder meeting… Read more »
It is targeting these investments in the first half of the year.
Mekong Capital, Vietnam-focused private equity firm, has registered to sell 2.24 million shares, or a 2.1 per cent stake, in Vietnam’s leading mobile device retailer Mobile World (MWG). The fund’s partial divestment in MWG will further reduce Mekong’s stake (in MWG) to 12.22 per cent. The Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange announced… Read more »
Private equity firm Mekong Capital’s Vietnam Azalea Fund is mulling a partial exit from Phu Nhuan Jewelry, a company the fund invested in 2008, through selling its holdings on the stock exchange this month.
Vietnam’s private equity (PE) market is growing at a fast pace. In fact, PE investment has been one of the more significant drivers behind the country’s recent economic growth, says consulting group Grant Thornton. A young population and a burgeoning middle class are the main reason for the flow of investment, though not all of it… Read more »
Marks fifth investment by Mekong Enterprise Fund III
Private equity firm Mekong Capital has won the PEI Operational Excellence 2015 award in the Asia Pacific’s small cap category for its investment in Vietnamese restaurant operator Cong Vang (Golden Gate Group) in 2008 and its successful exit last year. Meanwhile, agro-business investment firm The Pan Group, formerly Pan Pacific… Read more »
Mekong Capital, a Vietnam-focused Private Equity firm, specializing in consumer driven sectors such as retail, restaurants, consumer products and distribution, is working on a $150 million fund , its fourth in the country, and may close this round soon, if it can raise between $80-$100 million, DEALSTREETASIA has learnt. Its… Read more »