Vietnam: a real estate market rebound in the making

Vietnam: a real estate market rebound in the making

Mortgage rates peaked at as high as 16 per cent at some banks in early 2023 but subsequently dropped dramatically. They are now comparable to levels that prevailed before the government’s aggressive policy rate hikes last year sent borrowing rates soaring. Nevertheless, a full revival of sentiment and transaction activity is not likely until mid-2024.
Past economic gains hint at Olympic-sized potential

Past economic gains hint at Olympic-sized potential

Investment management firm VinaCapital is betting on Vietnam to vault onto the Olympic stage in two decades, mirroring the leaps and bounds made by Asian neighbours.
VinaCapital publishes first ESG report

VinaCapital publishes first ESG report

VinaCapital released a report on September 12 highlighting the ESG practices that have blossomed into its core corporate culture.
Equities touted as investment must at 2023 Wealth Advisor Summit

Equities touted as investment must at 2023 Wealth Advisor Summit

As the second panel session of the 2023 Vietnam Wealth Advisor Summit wraps up in Hanoi, industry leaders shine a light on the shifting investment landscape.
NovaGroup reform highlights strong F&B competition

NovaGroup reform highlights strong F&B competition

A Singaporean fund’s fresh acquisition of Nova F&B and the subsequent launch of IN Dining amidst NovaGroup’s restructuring raises questions about the future success of the brand in the competitive culinary landscape in Vietnam.
VinaCapital and GS Energy Partner with KEXIM in Long An LNG power plant projects

VinaCapital and GS Energy Partner with KEXIM in Long An LNG power plant projects

VinaCapital, an asset management group in Vietnam, and GS Energy, a South Korean company, have inked an MoU with Export-Import Bank of Korea to facilitate the financial development of the Long An I and II liquefied natural gas power plant projects.
VinaCapital facilitates acquisition of Nova F&B by Singaporean investor

VinaCapital facilitates acquisition of Nova F&B by Singaporean investor

VinaCapital successfully orchestrates the acquisition of Nova F&B by a Singaporean partner, with IN Hospitality assuming the operational management of the renowned food and beverage company.
A.P. Moller Capital and VinaCapital launch logistics infrastructure platform

A.P. Moller Capital and VinaCapital launch logistics infrastructure platform

A.P. Moller Capital and VinaCapital announced on May 22 that they have established a platform to grow transportation and logistics infrastructure investments.
VinaCapital and Ryobi in real estate investment deal

VinaCapital and Ryobi in real estate investment deal

VinaCapital and Ryobi Group have signed an MoU to work together on real estate projects and other private equity ventures.
Companies’ profit growth may cool down but market sees potential

Companies’ profit growth may cool down but market sees potential

The profit growth of listed companies is forecast to cool down in 2023 but experts said there are still many positive factors to support the market in the near future.
Uncovering potential effects of USD’s trajectory on Vietnamese currency

Uncovering potential effects of USD’s trajectory on Vietnamese currency

A stronger US dollar is prompting a flight to safety, and investors might be looking for a safe harbour in US-denominated equities. Brook Taylor, CEO of VinaCapital Asset Management, discussed with VIR’s Luu Huong how the State Bank of Vietnam’s latest initiatives on the exchange rate could impact foreign funds into Vietnam.
Economy on course to be stronger than projected

Economy on course to be stronger than projected

We expect Vietnam’s GDP to grow by 7.5 per cent in 2022 but would not be surprised if it grows at an even faster pace, driven by robust rebounds in Vietnam’s domestic consumption and construction activity, international tourism, and by the government’s $15 billion fiscal stimulus package.
Taiwanese Jih Sun fund comes to Vietnam to strengthen investment

Taiwanese Jih Sun fund comes to Vietnam to strengthen investment

The Taiwanese Jih Sun Securities Investment Trust is entering the Vietnamese market via VinaCapital Fund Management JSC on a newly launched fund – the Jih Sun Vietnam Opportunity Fund (JSVOF).
VinaCapital expects economy to boost stock market in 2022

VinaCapital expects economy to boost stock market in 2022

Given the very strong outlook for Vietnam’s GDP growth, VinaCapital expects continued strong real estate investment by individuals as property has long been one of the leading investments for Vietnamese.
VinaCapital Fund Management cashes in highest returns

VinaCapital Fund Management cashes in highest returns

VinaCapital Fund Management JSC on January 13 announced that its funds ended 2021 with some of the highest returns in their respective categories.
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