Japanese M&A in Vietnam on a steady track to bigger deals

Japanese M&A in Vietnam on a steady track to bigger deals

Japanese mergers and acquisitions continue to pick up the pace in Vietnam. Masataka “Sam” Yoshida, head of the Cross-border Division of RECOF Corporation and CEO of RECOF Vietnam Co., Ltd., talked with VIR’s Thanh Van about the recovery of dealmaking activities by Japanese investors in Vietnam.
Large-scale industrial real estate surge projected

Large-scale industrial real estate surge projected

According to the ‘Competition in Industrial Real Estate in Vietnam’ report released at the end of February by the Vietnam Competition and Consumer Authority under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, fierce competition in the industrial real estate segment is expected in the coming years, with no single company dominating the market.
Strength to strength for real estate M&A

Strength to strength for real estate M&A

Mergers and acquisitions in real estate are resuming through a steady economic recovery, with the total transaction values exceeding every first quarter of the last five years.
Consolidation lending to confidence in M&A market

Consolidation lending to confidence in M&A market

Despite a challenging year for mergers and acquisitions in 2021, Vietnam is expected to see a rebound in dealmaking activities. Masataka “Sam” Yoshida, head of the Cross-border Division of RECOF Corporation and CEO of RECOF Vietnam Co., Ltd., shared with VIR’s Thanh Van his insight into the market.
Local lenders struggle to match major M&A

Local lenders struggle to match major M&A

The local tie-up scene among domestic lenders is paling in comparison with wealthy multinational institutions, as many partnerships have turned sour, particularly with weak bank involvement.
Deals to be made in Vietnam’s promising healthcare sector

Deals to be made in Vietnam’s promising healthcare sector

Despite the obvious difficulties, 2021 was by all accounts another bumper year for mergers and acquisitions (M&As) both in terms of deal volume and deal size.
Real estate M&A results outperform estimates

Real estate M&A results outperform estimates

In contradiction to the downturn expectations, mergers and acquisitions in real estate exceeded projections in the last quarter of 2021 and the first two months of 2022 with huge cases presented by international investors and an increasing role witnessed from domestic ones.
Technology M&A to retain booming growth in 2022

Technology M&A to retain booming growth in 2022

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the technology sector are expected to continue with their escalating activities in 2022, helping to allure foreign capital influx into tempting sectors.
Corporate bond ban may set back M&A progress

Corporate bond ban may set back M&A progress

A ban on credit institutions and commercial banks buying corporate bonds to contribute capital and acquire shares of enterprises is being considered a barrier for investors in carrying out mergers and acquisitions.
Experts line up to extol virtues of M&A

Experts line up to extol virtues of M&A

A variety of voices have explained how new models of collaboration between acquirers and acquirees have been created in a bid to facilitate a more well-rounded ecosystem, and maximise a solid pool of Vietnamese talents.
Interest rising from SE Asian destinations

Interest rising from SE Asian destinations

Mergers and acquisitions involving Southeast Asian investors, especially those from Thailand and Singapore, are remaining robust in Vietnam.
Improvements set up insurers for new M&A deals

Improvements set up insurers for new M&A deals

Deep-pocketed actors planning to get into mergers and acquisitions are placing a greater emphasis on Vietnam’s insurance, bolstered by fresh digital capabilities and a supportive legal framework.
Real estate activities picking up across the country

Real estate activities picking up across the country

Mergers and acquisitions in real estate remain active, with a series of large deals taking place with local businesses.
No let up in Asian-led buying spree

No let up in Asian-led buying spree

Investors around Asia are continuing their buying spree in Vietnam as they bet on the country’s long-term prospects, which gives hope to the recovery of cross-border merger and acquisition activities.
NovaGroup’s strategy of synergies creating added sustainable value

NovaGroup’s strategy of synergies creating added sustainable value

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