Private equity firms pivot investment focus in Vietnam amid crisis

Private equity firms pivot investment focus in Vietnam amid crisis

Private equity firms are actively seeking potential investment targets in Vietnam with a number of deals being secured during the fourth COVID-19 outbreak.
Vietnam standing its ground in private equity realm

Vietnam standing its ground in private equity realm

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted countless lives and businesses, causing the world’s economy to slump as global GDP shrunk by 4.1 per cent in 2020, as estimated by S&P. Nonetheless, Vietnam stood out as one of the brighter spots of 2020 with an estimated GDP growth rate of 2.91 per cent thanks to its effective handling of the pandemic.
Bright prospects for private equity

Bright prospects for private equity

Dealmaking in the private sector is expected to grow as more private equity funds target the Vietnamese market.
Warburg Pincus focuses investment on China, Southeast Asia and Vietnam

Warburg Pincus focuses investment on China, Southeast Asia and Vietnam

Warburg Pincus new equity fund in China – SEA II attracted investment from Warburg Pincus' current funds as well as new investors.
Focus on upside lessons from the private equity

Focus on upside lessons from the private equity

Maintaining, or returning to, sustainable profitable growth is always a huge challenge for any business, with many of them initiating complex transformation programmes to achieve this goal.
What to know before attracting investments from private equity firms

What to know before attracting investments from private equity firms

What PE funds can bring to Vietnam businesses are not only about providing capital, but also about other aspects of operation, including corporate governance, business ideas, relationship and experience.
MEF II sells final investment in Vietnam

MEF II sells final investment in Vietnam

MEF II has successfully divested 100 per cent of its final remaining investment, resulting in the fund achieving a net return multiple of 4.5 times.
Private equity industry breaks records

Private equity industry breaks records

The Asia-Pacific private equity industry has achieved its best all-around performance to date and is setting new records, while challenges are looming on the horizon.
Private equity finds its way into local banking

Private equity finds its way into local banking

The local banking sector is regaining its place in the sun this year, as more banks are due to get listed on the stock exchanges, while others are undertaking capital raising rounds where more shares are on offer to potential investors.
Private equity investments in Vietnam take off in Year of the Dog

Private equity investments in Vietnam take off in Year of the Dog

Vietnam has kicked off the Year of the Dog with major deals in private equity.
Investment hands free to wander

Investment hands free to wander

Despite the current global economic uncertainty and local macroeconomic concerns, the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) industry continues to grow and develop.
Qantas plays down takeover talk

Qantas plays down takeover talk

Australian airline Qantas said on Wednesday it had had not received any takeover offers but admitted there was speculation it could be a target for private equity firms.
Funds seek opportunities in Vietnam

Funds seek opportunities in Vietnam

HCM CITY - To meet foreign investment demand, Vietnam should develop new strategies to expand the private sector to meet infrastructure and logistics challenges, speakers said at a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City this week.