Vinpearl Nha Trang JSC buys 34.6 per cent of stake in Nha Trang Port

August 03, 2015 | 08:55
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Vinpearl Nha Trang JSC, a subsidiary of Vingroup, purchased 8.5 million shares, or 34.6 per cent of Nha Trang Port (CNH) on July 24.
Vinpearl Nha Trang JSC buys 8.5 million shares, or 34.6 per cent of Nha Trang Port on July 24. - Photo

The Ha Noi Stock Exchange said that Vinpearl Nha Trang JSC bought the shares from state-owned Viet Nam National Shipping Lines' (Vinalines), which still holds 15.07 million shares, a stake of 61.4 per cent.

Nha Trang Port used to be a State-owned enterprise located in Nha Trang Bay, in central Khanh Hoa Porvince. Earlier in 2014, under the Prime Minister's decision of equitisation, the port was valued at more than VND245 billion ($11.21 million) and converted to a joint stock company.

The acquisition of shares follows the Prime Minister's permission, granted earlier this year.

Also, according to the PM's instruction, the remaining 15.07 million shares would be transferred to the Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Committee as the representative of State capital.

According to the province, once it manages the port it would reconfigure the port facilities and develop an international habour to receive cruise liners from overseas.

In April 2015, CNH became listed on the Ha Noi Stock Exchange. On July 31, CNH closed at VND9,500 ($0.43).


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