Japan’s Advantage Partners acquires Vietnamese fashion chain Elise


The transaction has marked the first acquisition of a company in Vietnam by Advantage Partners’ funds.

Vietnam prosecutors say Vinasun’s claims against Grab have no legal basis

Prosecutors in Ho Chi Minh City have appealed a verdict ordering Grab to pay compensation to domestic taxi firm Vinasun.

IFC mulls $100m debt package for Vietnamese tourism property developer

The loans will help finance BIM Land’s three new projects in Vietnam and Laos.

Vietnamese logistics startup LOGIVAN raises $5.5m from Alpha JWC, others

David Su, a founding managing partner at Matrix Partners China, also invested in the latest funding round. 

Mitsui may commit $100m in private placement issue of Vietnam’s Minh Phu

Earlier, In 2013, Mitsui acquired 31 per cent of Minh Phu Hau Giang, an affiliate of the Vietnamese seafood major.

Yeah1 acquires Thoughtful Media’s Thai operations for $1.55m

Yeah1 has acquired several media businesses including Thailand’s SPRING Me, France-based Something Big and US-based ScaleLab.

Exclusive: Mekong-focused Belt Road Capital targets to raise $100m second fund

Moving forward, BRCM will explore some larger private equity deals in real estate and infrastructure.

ThaiBev ups stake in Sabeco’s majority shareholder to 99%

The aggregate consideration for the acquisition is 340.8 billion dong, or $14.7 million.

Vietnam Digest: CyberAgent, SWOF invest in Kyna; VIISA, Fintech Club’s accelerator

CyberAgent Capital and SEAF Women’s Opportunity Fund have invested an undisclosed sum in Vietnam’s e-learning platform Kyna.

CyberAgent backs Vietnam’s financial comparison platform TheBank.vn

Set up in 2014, TheBank  compares products such as credit cards, loans, savings and insurance.