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Post-M&A period a challenge for all

Post-M&A period a challenge for all

When foreign investors partner up with Vietnamese companies, post-merger integration becomes a complex task, focused on cross-cultural understanding and the setting of mutual goals.

Vietnam faces volatile foreign capital inflow

Vietnam faces volatile foreign capital inflow

Although the direction of foreign capital inflow is becoming increasingly unpredictable due to many external factors, experts say that Vietnam is still an attractive destination for foreign investors.

M&A activities expected to reach record levels in 2018

M&A activities expected to reach record levels in 2018

Vietnam has become an attractive destination for many foreign investors largely due to the country’s friendly policies encouraging FDI, its political stability and strong economy, the latest report of US-based John Lang LaSalle (JLL) said.

Outcomes of FDI-reliant economy

Outcomes of FDI-reliant economy

Vietnam’s economy has the highest ratio of exports against the gross domestic product (GDP) in the world.

FDI disbursement rises 8.8% in seven months

FDI disbursement rises 8.8% in seven months

Foreign investors in Vietnam disbursed a total of US$9.85 billion from begining of this year to July 20, up 8.8% from a year earlier, the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment said.

Foreign investors promote M&A with Vietnam’s pharmacy firms

Foreign investors promote M&A with Vietnam’s pharmacy firms

With a two-digit growth rate in many years, Vietnam’s pharmaceutical market has boosted foreign drug firms to continue merger and acquisition (M&A) deals with their Vietnamese counterparts in a move to get higher revenue from the potential market.

Foreign investors keen on Vinalines’ equitization

Foreign investors keen on Vinalines’ equitization

Many foreign enterprises have expressed interest in becoming strategic investors in Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) following the Prime Minister’s approval of the firm’s equitization plan.

M&A market in HCMC hits US$2.5 billion in Jan-May

M&A market in HCMC hits US$2.5 billion in Jan-May

Capital contribution and share purchases by foreign investors via mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in HCMC amounted to some US$2.5 billion during the year up to late May, 3.6 times higher than the value of foreign direct investments, according to the HCMC Department of Planning and Investment.

Transparency helps local banks lure int’l investors

Transparency helps local banks lure int’l investors

Healthy domestic banks should focus on improving the transparency in their audited financial statements to attract foreign investors as some banks have recently succeeded with the strategy, experts suggested.

RoK continues leading foreign investors in Vietnam

RoK continues leading foreign investors in Vietnam

The Republic of Korea (RoK) has been the biggest investor among 86 countries and territories investing Vietnam so far this year, with total investment of US$2.63 billion, accounting for 26.5% of total foreign direct investment (FDI) the country has attracted in the reviewed period.