Vietnam: Galaxy Studio seeks to earn $25m with cinema ops exit


A negotiation with a well-established PE fund failed because the management team of Galaxy Cinema wanted to exit the business, while the fund wanted the founder to stay and run the company.

Vietnam forecasts record foreign investment of $16b

Pledged foreign investment will increase up to $28 billion, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dang Huy Dong said.

Vietnam: Warburg-backed Vincom Retail plans $600m IPO this year

Warburg Pincus led a consortium that bought a 20 percent stake in Vincom Retail in 2013.

Vietnam: Tokyo Gas acquires 24.9% of PVGas D; GS Retail in JV with SonKim Land

Vietnam: Tokyo Gas acquires 24.9% of PVGas D, GS Retail forms JV with SonKim Land

Casino operator SunCity to pick 34% stake in Vietnamese resort project for $77m

The project integrates a casino, a resort, a golf course and residential areas

VC funding in SEA deep tech startups at early stage: Innovatube Fund’s Hajime Hotta

The fund, launched earlier this year, has a mandate to invest in frontier tech.

VinaCapital infra vehicle completes divestment of SEATH assets, to wind up fund

VinaCapital will wind up the fund upon completion of its entire divestment.

5 lessons for aspiring unicorns from Uber CTO and VNG chairman

Uber CTO Thuan Pham and VNG Corp chairman Le Hong Minh spoke at a fireside chat.

Korea’s CJ invests $61.8m in Vietnam-based food production complex

CJ Corp has acquired two Vietnamese food processors in the last seven months.

Blue HK Investments strikes first Vietnam deal with $2.5m funding for Beta Media

Blue HK Investments, a private equity fund with offices in UK, Hong Kong and Ho Chi Minh City, has scored its first investment in Vietnam with an agreement to inject $2.5 million in cinema operator Beta Media. The agreement was signed on July 18 but the investment value was not… Read more »