Bamboo Capital, CARE Enterprises to invest in early-stage SE Asia firms


The partnership will invest in early-stage companies that benefit the most marginalized communities in Vietnam, Indonesia, and Bangladesh.

Malaysia’s Berjaya Land sells Vietnam’s finance center project to Vinhomes

BLand said, it was selling off the entire 32.5% of total capital contribution in BVFC to Vinhomes and its arm.

Exclusive: Fenox VC to relaunch $50m India fund by year-end, closes first deal in Vietnam

Fenox has closed its first investment in Vietnam by backing a “leading fintech company”. It is also mulling tie-ups with local corporations to set up a dedicated private fund for the country.

Vietnamese lender Techcombank’s shares plunge 20% in listing debut on HoSE

The Hanoi-based bank also plans to invest $300 million over the next five years to enable development of online transactions.

Vietnam: Mekong Capital announces investment in Vua Nem JSC

The deal marks the seventh investment by Mekong Enterprise Fund III that was launched in 2015. 

GIC-backed Vietnam’s Techcombank plans aggressive retail push after major IPO

The Hanoi-based lender priced its April initial public offering (IPO) at the top of a marketing range, valuing it at $6.5 billion and making it Vietnam’s second-biggest listed bank after state-controlled Vietcombank.

Vietnam’s Vingroup plans to raise $880m through preference issue

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

SE Asia-focused PE investor TAEL invests in Vietnamese education player

It has injected an eight-digit-US dollar amount into Institution American Education Vietnam (IAE)

Thailand’s SCG buys rest of Vietnam’s Long Son Petrochemicals for $90.2m

Vina SCG Chemicals, a wholly owned subsidiary of SCG, has signed an agreement with Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) to acquire the latter’s 29 per cent stake in LSP.

Partners-backed ISP in talks to buy Canadian International School Vietnam

UK-based ISP may purchase a majority stake for about $150m, including debt.