Vietnam: Vietcombank secures approval to increase charter capital by 10%


The shares will be offered to FIIs including one or more existing shareholders of Vietcombank and no more than 10 investors.

IFC seeks potential buyer for its stake in $4b Vietnam Bank

IFC, which invested in the bank in 2011, is working with an adviser on the potential sale of its 8 percent stake.

Mekong Capital exits Minh Hoang Garment, scores third fund liquidation

The general partner said it was one of the first private equity funds in Asia to have fully divested three funds.

Asia PE-VC Summit 2018: Indochina is attractive but a long-term play

Indochina – which comprises Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand – is fast catching investor interest even though the return timeline appears to be long drawn.

S Korea’s SK Group invests $470m in Vietnam-listed Masan Group

Following the deal, SK will own 9.5 per cent in Masan, making it the largest shareholder in the Vietnamese entity.

Vietnamese logistics startup EcoTruck secures $1.7m pre-Series A funding

Backers include Access Ventures, Nextrans, FuturePlay from Korea, and Viet Capital Ventures.

Guest Post: The future of emerging markets PE requires much greater competence than the past

The future of PE in emerging markets is all about acting on data-driven insights about what works and doesn’t work, says Mekong Capital founder and partner Chris Freund.

S Korea’s BonAngels leads funding in Vietnam’s travel marketplace VLeisure

S Korea’s Nextrans and Vietnam’s VIC Partners also participated in the round.

Vietnam PM urges Carlsberg to raise Habeco stake in privatisation push

Carlsberg currently holds 17.34 percent of Habeco and has expressed an interest in raising the stake, but discussions have dragged for years.

Budget ticketing platform merges with Vietnam’s travel app Vntrip

The move comes shortly after Vntrip raised its third round of funding from Switzerland’s IHAG Holding, which saw its valuation go up to $45 million in August.