Intricacies of foreign exchange in M&A

Intricacies of foreign exchange in M&A

Mergers and acquisitions have been emerging as an attractive channel for international investors in Vietnam. However, some barriers are restricting foreign investors from entering shared sales and purchase agreements with Vietnamese enterprises.
Vincom Retail to merge two real estate subsidiaries capitalised over $264 million

Vincom Retail to merge two real estate subsidiaries capitalised over $264 million

Vincom Retail JSC (HSX: VRE) has announced the merger of two wholly-owned subsidiaries in order to restructure the internal ownership of subsidiaries.
Asian giants retain grip of Vietnamese logistics sector

Asian giants retain grip of Vietnamese logistics sector

There will be little change in current trends of mergers and acquisitions in Vietnam’s logistics industry this year as domestic players remain sellers and Asian investors continue to gain the upper hand.
The keys to M&A attraction

The keys to M&A attraction

In recent years, Vietnam has been actively improving investment policies as well as enhancing the legal framework for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activities. 
Increasing M&A strength with legal foundations

Increasing M&A strength with legal foundations

Over the last decade, the Vietnamese mergers and acquisitions (M&A) landscape has moved in lockstep with the economy’s high growth rates.
Tomorrow’s deal dynamics for mergers and acquisitions

Tomorrow’s deal dynamics for mergers and acquisitions 1

Today’s economic environment is uncharted territory. The ways in which a business makes money in this new world will not necessarily be the same as before.
Vietnam Rubber Group to expand tyre production via M&A

Vietnam Rubber Group to expand tyre production via M&A

The Vietnam Rubber Group JSC (VRG) plans to invest in tyre and tube production via mergers and acquisitions (M&As) over affiliate companies of the Vietnam Chemical Group (Vinachem).
Rise in overseas interest sparks takeover concerns

Rise in overseas interest sparks takeover concerns

In light of its safe and stable investment environment despite the ongoing pandemic, Vietnam has emerged as a promising destination for cross-border mergers and acquisitions but the rising interest is also sparking concerns over hostile foreign takeovers.
Local businesses in foreign bid risk

Local businesses in foreign bid risk

While the ongoing pandemic is taking a severe human and economic toll worldwide, deal-making activity in Vietnam is likely to maintain momentum as corporate leaders are being asked to make strategic decisions for hunting capital.
Flurry of activity upcoming in M&A

Flurry of activity upcoming in M&A

Driven by strong economic growth prospects and potential for state-owned enterprise equitisation, more Singaporean investment is expected to flow via mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the months to come in Vietnam, focusing on finance, property, and fintech.
Pending frustrations in M&A unnerve investors

Pending frustrations in M&A unnerve investors

Though mergers and acquisitions in Vietnam’s banking sector have ballooned recently, tie-ups between foreign and local lenders are not without their drawbacks.
Real estate M&A attractive to investors

Real estate M&A attractive to investors

Investors are looking for industrial and logistics assets via forming joint-ventures with local industrial property developers or purchasing land and operating real estate, according to Jones LaSalle Vietnam Co. Ltd. 
Exciting times ahead in F&B and FMCG

Exciting times ahead in F&B and FMCG

Vietnam’s mergers and acquisitions market is abuzz in food and beverages, as well as in consumer goods, as the competitive landscape evolves and rivals reshape their portfolios.
New business definition eases M&A accounting

New business definition eases M&A accounting

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have become an important growth strategy for many companies. Yet before engaging in any such activity, companies will need to consider the financial reporting implications of the transaction. This requirement has become especially important following the latest amendments to International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 3 Business Combinations, which will apply to acquisitions that occur on or after January 1, 2020.