Vietnam: StanChart PE to occupy a seat on Loc Troi Group’s board

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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 »

Vietnam: Vinacapital exits realty project; Evolable Asia buys Punch Entertainment

Recent developments in the deal landscape in Vietnam saw VinaCapital, the country’s leading asset management firm, fully divest a township project located in Dong Nai province. In another deal, Evolable Asia of Japan acquired Punch Entertainment Vietnam, a game developer. VinaCapital fully divests Dai Phuoc Lotus Vietnam Opportunity Fund (VOF) and… Read more »


VIB interested in buying ANZ’s retail operations in Vietnam

ANZ sold its retail operations in HK, SG, China, Taiwan & Indonesia in 2016.


Vietnam’s Petrolimex sets listing price valuing the firm at $2.46b

A total of 1.3 billion shares will be listed on the exchange on April 21.


Vietnam’s PV Power eyes $600m from IPO, strategic investors

Vietnam’s electricity major PetroVietnam Power Corporation (PV Power) said to sell down a major minority stake of 49 per cent as it expected an initial public offering to be completed in August, a transaction that could be valued at $600-700 million, a top executive with the company confirmed. The firm’s… Read more »


Monk’s Hill invests in robotics startup OhmniLabs’ seed round

This is Monk’s Hill’s first funding for a Vietnam-connected startup.


Vietnam: naked Hub plans foray; Uber gets nod under government transport scheme

In startup related developments in Vietnam, Shanghai-based co-working space chain naked Hub is expanding its presence in the country while Uber has received the state approval to legally operate in different cities. Co-working space startup naked Hub to open three locations in Vietnam Gaw Capital-backed naked Hub has reportedly announced… Read more »


Vietnam: VPBank to divest 15% stake in private placement this year

The bank also expects to publicly list in Q3/2017.


Vietnam: Kido Frozen Foods to list at $132m valuation

Unilever may be interested in picking up a stake in the company.


Vietnamese startup Appota raises series C funding from S Korean funds

The joint investment valued Appota at about $50 million.