Hana Financial Investment acquires 35 percent stake in BIDV Securities hinh anh 1BSC was the 11th largest stock brokerage in Vietnam in 2021. (Photo: BSC)
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Hana Financial Investment Co. Ltd. (HFI), a subsidiary company of the Republic of Korea’s Hana Financial Group, has acquired a 35 percent stake in BIDV Securities Joint Stock Company (BSC) in the form of private placement with a total transaction value of nearly 117 million USD.

After completing the transaction, HFI and BSC will launch strategic cooperation projects to increase the value of BSC.

HFI will support BSC to accelerate the digital transformation process and become a digital securities company in Vietnam.

HFI plans to help BSC improve the quality of brokerage services, expand the customer base through optimising the digital trading platform as well as expand its business into the field of fund management.

This is expected to help BSC build a comprehensive ecosystem of financial products and services for sustainable development as well as maximising corporate value.

BSC was established on November 26, 1999, with head office in Hanoi. Its largest shareholder is the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), holding 79.94 percent of the capital. BSC was the 11th largest stock brokerage in Vietnam in 2021.

BSC's main business activities include securities brokerage, underwriting, investment consulting, derivatives trading, proprietary trading, and investment banking. In the fiscal year 2021, the company achieved was in the top 26 for equity size, and top 11 in stock brokerage market share, and achieved a profit of 15 million USD, equivalent to an ROE ratio of 22.2 percent.

In the near future, the technology department of HFI will conduct a survey of the current information technology infrastructure and trading platform of BSC, the weaknesses of the Vietnamese stock market to provide a strategic solution to strengthen the digital platform for BSC./.