Vietnam's leading investment fund VinaCapital has announced its acquisition of Smartly Pte Ltd, a Singaporean robo-advisory investment platform.
The finding that Grab’s acquisition of Uber’s Vietnam operations did not violate antitrust laws has bucked the general trend.
Malaysia’s Navis Capital Partners has announced the acquisition of Thanh Thanh Cong Education, which owns 17 educational institutions in Vietnam.
State-owned Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) has paid 415 billion VND (17.8 million USD) to reacquire a 75 percent stake in Quy Nhon Port JSC, which it had sold illegally to Hop Thanh Investment & Mineral JSC without the Government’s approval.
VinCommerce, a subsidiary of real estate and retail giant Vingroup, announced on April 2 that it will receive the transfer of 87 Shop&Go stores at the price of 1 USD.
Vietnamese authorities are set to further investigate the merger between Grab and Uber last year for possible violation of antitrust regulations.
The Ministry of Transport plans to speed up the implementation of the North-South expressway project in 2019, said Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has set up a council to scrutinise alleged violations of competition regulations in ride-hailing services firm Grab’s acquisition of Uber’s business in Vietnam.
Sabeco, the biggest Vietnamese brewer, has fallen into Thai hands, while Carlsberg is stepping up the process to become a controlling stakeholder in Habeco.
Vingroup’s retail arm, VinCommerce, has completed the acquisition of the Fivimart supermarket system, according to a Vingroup press release published on October 8.
The State Securities Commission (SSC) will enhance the quality of securities firms by shutting down and revoking licences of financially-weak companies to ensure the sector is healthy.
The 10th M&A Vietnam Forum 2018 will take place in Ho Chi Minh City on August 8 to analyse and assess merger and acquisition (M&A) opportunities and trends in Vietnam in the new era.
Credit taken out by Thai Beverage Co Ltd and its affiliates to fund the acquisition of a stake worth US$4.8 billion in Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage (Sabeco) led Vietnam’s foreign debt to rise sharply in 2017, according to a recent Government report sent to the National Assembly.
Shareholders of the Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank (HDBank) have approved a plan to acquire the Hanoi-based Petrolimex Group Commercial Joint Stock Bank in an all-stock deal.
The Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) appointed a new management board at an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting on April 23, following Thai Beverage Public (ThaiBev)’s acquisition of a 53.59% stake in the State brewer last year.
The Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has decided to conduct a preliminary investigation into Grab’s purchase of Uber’s stakes in Vietnam, which is suspected to breach regulations on economic concentration under the country’s Law on Competition 2004.
Vietnam's state-run MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation has been refunded VND2.5 trillion ($110 million) after a deal to buy a private pay TV firm fell through, according to the information ministry.
Institutions from the Republic of Korea (RoK) have increased their investments in Vietnam’s financial market significantly, expecting to make big gains thanks to the economic growth outlook.
Shinhan Financial Group has just announced that subsidiary Shinhan Card has completed the acquisition of Prudential Vietnam Finance Company Ltd.
The biggest M&A deals were in a variety of business fields, especially the real estate and banking sectors.