Korea Investment PE to pour $200 million into Masan Group

Korea Investment PE to pour $200 million into Masan Group

Vietnamese conglomerate Masan Group Corp. will be raising $200 million in a rights offering to Korea Investment Private Equity.
VNG considers going public in a $3 billion SPAC merger

VNG considers going public in a $3 billion SPAC merger

Vietnam's first unicorn VNG is exploring the possibility for going public in the US through a reverse merger involving a special purpose acquisition company.
Tech startups in Southeast Asia to break through $1 trillion in valuation by 2025

Tech startups in Southeast Asia to break through $1 trillion in valuation by 2025

Jungle Ventures estimated the combined valuations of Southeast Asia’s technology startups at $340 billion in 2020, with forecasts to reach $1 trillion by 2025.
Singapore leading M&A rankings

Singapore leading M&A rankings

Singapore is continuing to take a lion’s share of Vietnam’s mergers and acquisitions scene in 2021 despite the myriad of regional challenges.
Loship bags $12 million in pre-series C funding round

Loship bags $12 million in pre-series C funding round

Loship announced a $12 million pre-series C funding round co-led by BAce Capital and Sun Hung Kai & Co., Ltd. from Hong Kong.
Beacon Fund secures $5 million investment from Sasakawa Peace Foundation

Beacon Fund secures $5 million investment from Sasakawa Peace Foundation

Beacon Fund has received $5 million investment from Japan-based Sasakawa Peace Foundation.
PropertyGuru plans to go public in partnership with Bridgetown 2

PropertyGuru plans to go public in partnership with Bridgetown 2

PropertyGuru Pte. Ltd. and Bridgetown 2 Holdings Ltd. announced on July 24 that they have entered into a business combination agreement.
Rising Japanese interest in major M&A activities promising big ticket deals

Rising Japanese interest in major M&A activities promising big ticket deals

Japanese companies are starting to accelerate their overseas expansion, with surging value of outbound mergers and acquisitions in the second quarter.
Slower dealmaking in second half

Slower dealmaking in second half

The momentum for mergers and acquisitions in Vietnam has decreased, rendering the outlook for the second half of the year rather conservative as the world continues to attempt to stave off the pandemic.
Startups capitalise on rosy prospects

Startups capitalise on rosy prospects

Vietnam’s startup ecosystem is on the right track to close the gap with other startup hubs in Southeast Asia.
Kamereo secures $4.6 million to expand food supply chains in Vietnam

Kamereo secures $4.6 million to expand food supply chains in Vietnam

Food-tech startup Kamereo has raised $4.6 million in a series of funding rounds co-led by conglomerate CPF Group, Quest Ventures, and Genesia Ventures.
Vietnam edtech platform bags $2.5 million investment

Vietnam edtech platform bags $2.5 million investment

A Vietnam based edtech startup, Virtual Internships, has raised $2.5 million in a round led by Sequoia Capital India’s accelerator program Surge.
Consumer health product company LiveSpo Global secures $8.8 million investment

Consumer health product company LiveSpo Global secures $8.8 million investment

LiveSpo Global, an innovative consumer health product company, has recently wrapped up a $8.8 million investment from Mekong Capital's Mekong Enterprise Fund IV.
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