Collectius acquires more than $800 million of non-performing loans in Vietnam

Collectius acquires more than $800 million of non-performing loans in Vietnam

Collectius acquired its first portfolios in Vietnam, securing more than $800 million of NPLs from a local commercial bank.
Revenue remains a major concern for many commercial banks during digital transformation

Revenue remains a major concern for many commercial banks during digital transformation

Digital transformation should be considered an ongoing process for banks, in which competition and cooperation with other partners are top priorities.
Vietnam in good stead as Fed takes big action

Vietnam in good stead as Fed takes big action

The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by 75 basis points, the most aggressive increase since 1994, to combat rising inflation – but in Vietnam, a return to normal monetary policy is perhaps on the horizon for the State Bank of Vietnam.
Struggling lenders on verge of takeover

Struggling lenders on verge of takeover

The merger and acquisition outlook of Vietnamese banks, particularly acquiring faltering credit institutions to reorganise them, is picking up pace.
Offshore loan rules sharpened with draft

Offshore loan rules sharpened with draft

While the State Bank of Vietnam’s forthcoming tight restriction on offshore loans which are not guaranteed by the government underscores local authorities’ commitment to maintain safe external debt and minimise risks, it could also leave cash-squeezed businesses high and dry.
US institutions here to help local leverage

US institutions here to help local leverage

A number of US-headquartered investment funds and financial institutions are displaying a growing appetite for Vietnam’s market, but regulatory bottlenecks must be expeditiously addressed to realise their ambition.
Gold appeal sparkles amid rise of inflation

Gold appeal sparkles amid rise of inflation

The latest increase in interest rates by the US Federal Reserve is foreshadowing more rises this year and a long-term strategy to control inflationary pressure – and so institutional demand for gold is also expected to increase.
Visibility vital for IPO success in US

Visibility vital for IPO success in US

Listing on US stock exchanges used to be a far-fetched dream for Vietnam’s corporations, but that dream inches closer. Marc H. Iyeki, senior advisor of Biotech & Innovation at Deltec Investment Advisers and former head of Asia-Pacific Listings at the New York Stock Exchange, discussed with VIR’s Luu Huong how Asian businesses could bring a new lease of life to the prestigious US exchanges.
Securities groups pivot to public capital

Securities groups pivot to public capital

Securities companies are vying to seek access to public capital, either via an initial public offering or merger and acquisition agreement with international financiers.
Shinhan Financial Group acquires 10 per cent stake in Vietnam’s ecommerce platform Tiki

Shinhan Financial Group acquires 10 per cent stake in Vietnam’s ecommerce platform Tiki

With Tiki as its first strategic partner in Vietnam, Shinhan Financial Group from South Korea is looking to develop its digital capabilities.
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