Vietnam: ESP Capital invests in women-focused careers platform Canavi


This is the fourth investment by the $20m Vietnam-focused ESP Capital.

VIB to acquire Commonwealth Bank’s Ho Chi Minh City branch

VIB will acquire all the assets and liabilities of the foreign bank’s branch.

Exclusive: Loc Troi Group to list shares in July, PE backer Mekong Capital to exit

Loc Troi’s other PE backers include PENM Partners, VinaCapital & SCPE.

Vietnam’s VNG considers private placement prior to Nasdaq IPO: Sources

VNG is backed by Tencent, Goldman Sachs and GIC.

Vietnam Dealbook: Korean insurer to acquire Prevoir, VSV doubles pre-seed funding

Following a strong investment activity in the Vietnamese insurance sector recently, South Korea’s Mirae Asset Life Insurance Co will be acquiring a 50 per cent stake in Prevoir Vietnam from French company Groupe Prevoir. In another development, the Vietnam Silicon Valley project will hike its funding for this year’s portfolio… Read more »

Vietnam: ESP Capital with $20m fund is latest homegrown VC

ESP Capital has already invested in three early-stage startups in Vietnam.

Turner Asia Pacific invests in Vietnamese digital media company POPS

Turner Asia Pacific, the Asian branch of broadcasting group Time Warner, has acquired a significant minority stake in Vietnamese digital media and creator network POPS Worldwide. Financial details were not disclosed. In an interaction with DEALSTREETASIA in May this year, POPS founder and CEO Esther Nguyen had revealed that the… Read more »

Great potential for tourism tech in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar & Vietnam: Mekong Business Initiative chief

Mekong Business Initiative supports regional startups with the Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism Accelerator (MIST).

Vietnam: Indochina Capital invests in co-working space operator Toong

Deal marks first funding by a PE firm in Vietnam’s co-working space sector.

Exclusive: SSI Asset Management eyes pension fund ops in Vietnam

SSIAM also plans to launch a fixed income fund in July.