Options available in capital markets push

Options available in capital markets push

Foreign institutions are advocating significant modifications to Vietnam’s financial services sector that would bring the country in line with international practices, from a foreign ownership limit percentage to devising feasible mechanisms to bolster novel initiatives and earn a market status upgrade.
Oil sector open on back of new eased FOL cap

Oil sector open on back of new eased FOL cap

Even if the latest proposal for international investors to be able to own up to 35 per cent of Vietnamese oil firms comes true, it may still not be smooth sailing for foreign groups to step up in the market.
Calls for FOL to be relaxed

Calls for FOL to be relaxed

State-owned commercial banks are calling for further relaxations on their foreign ownership limit this year.
Scrutinising foreign ownership limit in Vietnamese airlines

Scrutinising foreign ownership limit in Vietnamese airlines

Controversy persists among the aviation sector’s major players over setting the foreign holding cap at Vietnamese airlines either at 49 or 30 per cent.
Two years later, FOLs an issue again

Two years later, FOLs an issue again

As Vietnam attracts a new wave of overseas capital, the issue of foreign ownership limits makes a return to the spotlight in 2018, two years after a law paved the way for foreign investors to boost their stakes in listed companies.
Cuu Long Pharmaceutical swimming upstream

Cuu Long Pharmaceutical swimming upstream

While Vietnamese enterprises are reducing the FOL, Pharimexco goes against the stream by decreasing the FOL to 32.57 per cent.
Vietnam Italy Steel to remove foreign ownership limit

Vietnam Italy Steel to remove foreign ownership limit

VIS will remove the foreign ownership limit to prepare for its long-term development plan.
Techcombank adjusts FOL to 8.54 per cent to approach foreign investors

Techcombank adjusts FOL to 8.54 per cent to approach foreign investors

Techcombank lifted its foreign ownership limit to 8.54 per cent to offload its treasury shares to foreign investors potentially from the US or the EU.