Range of sectors to feel impact of new transactions

Range of sectors to feel impact of new transactions

Since the Law on Competition 2018 took effect two years ago, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has received 125 dossiers about economic concentration notifications, compared to the average 4-5 of these notifications annually from 2013 to 2017, according to the latest report by the Vietnam Competition and Consumer Authority.
Picking the correct path in deal-making expansions

Picking the correct path in deal-making expansions

Despite being slowed down quite a bit this year, there are a certain number of initial public offering and mergers and acquisitions still occurring, and deal sizes are increasing on average.
Cash-rich domestic players making waves in M&A arena

Cash-rich domestic players making waves in M&A arena

Well-defined integration of mergers and acquisitions boosted by domestic forces has created much-needed synergies for the Vietnamese ecosystem, with leading conglomerates like NovaGroup boasting wide-ranging rationales for pursuing takeover approaches across key industries.
M&A, the way for local players to grow after COVID-19

M&A, the way for local players to grow after COVID-19

Vietnam is witnessing big changes in its mergers and acquisitions (M&A) landscape, with domestic firms rising to secure firm niches in the market.
M&A amid the pandemic – Growing the value chain

M&A amid the pandemic – Growing the value chain

After the interruption by the health crisis, businesses are reaching for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to resume and enlarge their value chains.
Domestic groups move over to buyer’s side in M&A deals

Domestic groups move over to buyer’s side in M&A deals

Vietnamese groups are becoming more active in acquiring other businesses, while overseas investors are seeing themselves hindered amid continued travel restrictions.
Excitement sustained in M&A possibilities

Excitement sustained in M&A possibilities

Over the past 20 years, Vietnam has seen over 4,000 merger and acquisition deals conducted in the country, with an aggregated value of $50 billion, securing third position in ASEAN.
Curbs fail to faze South Korean M&A

Curbs fail to faze South Korean M&A

Despite a general slowdown in foreign direct investment stemming from South Korea during the pandemic, investors from the country are nevertheless continuing their acquisition spree in Vietnam, with millions of US dollars being spent snapping up local groups.
Second-richest man in Asia signals interest in M&A in Vietnam

Second-richest man in Asia signals interest in M&A in Vietnam

Indian billionaire Gautam Adani, the second-richest man in Asia, expressed keen interest in investing and acquiring a few projects in Vietnam.
Bizzi closes $3 million Pre-Series A round

Bizzi closes $3 million Pre-Series A round

Bizzi, a SaaS platform that streamlines the manual accounting processes, has closed a $3 million Pre-Series A round led by Money Forward from Japan.
Health awareness adds to potential in funding

Health awareness adds to potential in funding

Dealmaking activities in healthcare have been ramped up across all subsectors that have stayed resilient during the prolonged pandemic.
Japanese still eager for mergers and acquisitions

Japanese still eager for mergers and acquisitions

Healthcare and pharmaceuticals remain attractive segments to Japanese buyers.
Vietnamese startup Sky Mavis, creator of Axie Infinity, bags $152 million in Series B

Vietnamese startup Sky Mavis, creator of Axie Infinity, bags $152 million in Series B

Sky Mavis, the creator of blockchain-focused game Axie Infinity, has bagged $152 million in its Series B funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz from a16z.
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