Vietnam: DFJ VinaCapital-backed Yeah1 to list; Thai plastic giant ups stake in BMP


Yeah1 becomes the first entertainment company of Vietnam to list on the stock market.

Exclusive: Genesia to raise $80-100m second fund next year to invest in Japan, SEA

The VC firm’s $40-million first fund has already invested in 30 startups in Japan and six startups in Southeast Asia to date.

Will only raise next fund as big as can be responsibly invested: Mekong Capital

Mekong Capital is targeting to completely deploy its $112.5m 4th fund by early 2019.

State to exit PetroVietnam tourism service arm in share auction

From early this year, PetroVietnam has completed the equitization of BSR, PV Power and PV Oil.

PE firm Navis Capital invests in Vietnam-based denim supplier Saitex Holdings

This is Navis’ second investment reported this year after the Kuala Lumpur-based provider of scaffolding and construction equipment solutions Dscaff.

Vietnam’s OCB expects $1b market value after listing

The bank plans to list 750 million shares on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange late third quarter or early fourth quarter.

GIC-backed Vinhomes becomes Vietnam’s second-most valuable listed firm

Last month, Vingroup raised $1.3 billion from Singapore’s wealth fund GIC by selling a stake in two units and through a loan.

Vietnam’s antitrust regulator considers formal investigation into Grab-Uber deal

The CCPD has stated that Grab’s market share in Vietnam, after the deal, is over 50 per cent, in violation of the competition law.

Vietnam Digest: Warburg, Becamex IDC launch JV; Mirae-Prevoir venture goes live

BW Industrial was seeded with eight projects across five cities in each of Vietnam’s strategic industrial hubs

Crypto exchange Huobi plans to enter Vietnam’s blockchain market

The crypto exchange platform is planning to support enterprises in the development of blockchain technology in Vietnam.