Vietnam: Mekong Capital exits 75% of its holdings in Loc Troi for $9.2m


Mekong Capital invested $4.4 million in Loc Troi in December 2008.

AB InBev Australian unit keen on Vietnam’s Sabeco, Habeco stakes in share sale

Vietnam is firm on divesting stakes in the firms by the year-end

More excited about angels than VCs in Southeast Asia: Serial entrepreneur Jeff Hoffman

The next wave in travel and tourism is personalised travel, he says.

International brewers prepare to swoop as beer-swilling Vietnam plans stake sales

Ho Chi Minh called alcohol a poison peddled by French imperialists. Half a century later in the Vietnamese city that bears the revolutionary founder’s name, young women in short skirts haul cases of Tiger Beer and buckets of ice to wooden tables crowded with young men. “Drinking beer is essential… Read more »

IFC provides $57m convertible loans to Vietnamese lender VPBank

IFC can convert the loan to VPBank’s shares within the two-year term

Vietnam to launch nearly 40 IPOs of state companies in 2H2017

Divestment portfolio includes $4 billion in three PetroVietnam subsidiaries.

Vietnam: Joint ventures preferred for equity investment in real estate

PE activity in real estate has been subdued of late.

Vietnam: Sovereign fund offers two options for Vinamilk divestment by 2020

SCIC holds 39% stake in Vinamilk.

Vietnam state fund, national broadcaster to divest stake in mega TV tower project

Vietnam’s sovereign wealth fund SCIC and Vietnam National Television (VTV) will withdraw their investments from what is expected to be the world’s highest broadcasting tower, according to a document submitted by the parties. The project, called VTV Tower, was designed to be a 636 metre-high building with a total projected cost… Read more »

Mekong Capital bets on vision-driven investing formula for mega returns

Mekong’s ‘Vision Driven Investing’ makes portfolio companies set long-term goals.