Mekong Cap divests 2% Mobile World stake

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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 »

Vietnam’s PE market to drive economic growth

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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 »

VN Dealbook: Mekong Capital wins PEI award for Cong Vang deal; The Pan Group to sell sanitary service unit to Japanese partner

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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 set to close fourth Vietnam fund

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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 »