Foreign funds eye retail market Business

Foreign funds eye retail market

With a scale of nearly 180 billion USD and an annual two-digit growth rate, the Vietnamese consumer retail market is being squeezed by foreign investors.
Investment in startups expanded Business

Investment in startups expanded

More than 300 enterprises have been certified as science-technology firms, along with 43 organisations recognised to operate in high technology area, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology.
Mekong Capital invests in F88 Business

Mekong Capital invests in F88

The Mekong Enterprise Fund III Ltd (MEF III), managed by private equity firm Mekong Capital, on January 11 inked an investment deal with the Hanoi-based pawn shop chain F88.
Keppel Land buys 500 bln VND of bonds Business

Keppel Land buys 500 bln VND of bonds

Singaporean property developer Keppel Land has concluded a purchase of 22.4 million USD in convertible bonds from Nam Long Investment Company, which builds affordable houses and departments in Vietnam

Int’l capital funds turn to private sector

Aureos Southeast Asian Fund (ASEAF) invested 4.2 million USD in the Tran Anh Digital World Joint Stock Company in late July, saying it trusts the electronics retail industry’s potential in an 86 million strong domestic market.

School finds partners

The Financing and Promoting Technology Group, or FPT, and Mekong Capital will pick up strategic stakes in the Vietnam-Australia International School.

Foreign investment funds target private sector

A number of foreign investment funds are drawing up plans to expand their investments in Vietnam ’s private sector since many businesses have regained their levels of growth after a long gloomy period due to the global economic downturn.

Wire maker lists on HCM City bourse

Ngo Han Joint-Stock Company, whose main product is electromagnetic wires of different types, has become the 232 nd listed company on the HCM City bourse under the code NHW.