IFC mulls $150m convertible loan in Vietnam’s An Binh Bank


Malaysia’s Maybank acquired a 15% in ABBank in 2008, increasing its holding to 20 per cent a year later.

Vietnam to launch venture capital regulation in 2017

The Ministry of Planning and Investment is going to issue a decree to instruct the establishment and operation of investment funds under the country’s law on supporting SMEs.

Listing, private placement priorities for VPBank: CEO Nguyen Duc Vinh

Vietnam Prosperity Bank, commonly known as VPBank, will list its 1.3 billion shares on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange on August 17 at a reference price of VND39,000 apiece. With a $2.3 billion valuation, the Hanoi-headquartered lender is the fourth-largest bank after three state-controlled banks Vietcombank, BIDV and… Read more »

Vietnam: VinaLand divests entire holding in My Gia township project

Earlier in April 2017, VinaLand divested parts of the My Gia project to a local company for $5.5 million.

Vietnam: Mekong makes second education deal, puts $4.9m in YOLA

YOLA is the second education investment for Mekong Capital, which exited K-12 Vietnam to TPG

Vietnam: PV Power to sell 20% in IPO in revised plan, 29% strategic stake

Earlier, it planned to sell 4% to general buyers and its employees, and 45% to strategic investors. 

Vietnam: Dragon Capital, VinaCapital pick 30% of FPT Retail

That makes VinaCapital and Dragon Capital the largest buyers in this financing.

Vietnam: VPBank to list on Aug 17, seeks $2.3b market value

Foreign institutional investors hold a combined 22.34 per cent stake in the bank. 

Vietnam M&A deal value up 12% to touch $5.8b in 2016

Divestments could drive the M&A value in 2017 up to $6.5 billion.

Vietnam: Accelerator VIISA launches second cohort, pushes to build global teams

Promising teams will have opportunities to get as much as $200,000 follow-on funding.