VietNamNet Bridge - Private equity funds (PE) in Asia plan to invest billions of US dollars in Vietnamese companies, creating fierce competition between these funds. For Peter Sorensen, CEO of ABB Vietnam Consulting JSC, 2015 was an exciting year of Vietnam on mergers & acquisition (M&A) activities, as well as the busiest year of ABB since its formation. However, he expects that the number and value of M&A deals will grow strongly in the coming time. As an active consultant in the field of M&A, ABB has recognized the great interest of foreign investors in the fields of retail, distribution, FMCG, agriculture and financial services. Thailand, Japan and South Korea are the countries with the greatest demand in these sectors. In 2016, the active participation of PEs for M&A activities impressed Peter Sorensen. Previously, if PEs often engaged in transactions of non-dominant securities, now they are ready to invest at a higher rate to increase profits and reduce … [Read more...] about The billion USD race to invest in Vietnamese firms
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While the economies of the world and Viet Nam are recovering slowly and there remain difficulties and challenges, the Party, Government and National Assembly have cut down on unnecessary spendings, and mobilized social resources to support poor people and entitled families to stabilize their life and enjoy the 2015 At Mui Lunar New Year Festival in an warm atmosphere. The traditional national lunar new year festival (Tet) is of sacred significance for each Vietnamese. It is not only the occasion for "enjoying Tet and travelling in spring" but for family reunion. Each people in whatever condition, circumstance, and wherever they go, would return to unite with his/her family, relatives and burn incense in memory of his/her ancestors. However, not all families can afford a happy and cozy reunion spiritually and materially. To ensure "everybody and every family can enjoy Tet," the Party and State have paid attention to Tet celebration by visiting, presenting gifts and assisting people, … [Read more...] about Taking care of poor people and entitled families to ensure “all people and families enjoy the new year festival” in an warm atmosphere
(VEN) - In recent years, the Central Highlands has strived to improve its investment environment and promote investment in the region so as to be able to efficiently exploit the regional potential to develop, contributing to the country's modernization. According to Deputy Head of the Central Highlands Steering Committee Tran Hung, the regional total registered investment capital has been increased to more than VND90 trillion since 2009, much higher than the previous period. The region has so far attracted 169 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with total registered capital of US$900 million, accounting for 20.63 percent of the region's total projects and 3,71 percent of its total registered capital. However, FDI attraction into the region was somehow lower than experts' expectations. The Central Highlands includes five provinces of Gia Lai, Kon Tum, Dak Lak, Lam Dong and Dak Nong, with a high potential in land, forests, and mineral resources to develop various … [Read more...] about Promoting investment in the Central Highlands
VietNamNet Bridge - Some experts believe that stocks would be the safe investment channel for 2011, according to Nguoi lao dong. The year 2010 is over having gone through many ups and downs in Vietnam and in the world. The gold price reached new records and the dong/dollar exchange rate fluctuated heavily. Meanwhile, the real estate market was quiet. Experts believe that the global economy will be more stable in 2011, thus allowing investors to make safer investments . Gold and dollars? Profit will be associated with risks Dr. Dinh The Hien, Director of the Informatics and Applied Economics Research Institute, says that international financial institutions believe that the gold price will climb to the new peaks in 2011. UBS believes that the gold price in 2011 will hover around $1550 per ounce. Clifford Bennett, Chief Economist of Herston Economics, thinks that the gold price may reach $2000 per ounce by the end of the year. However, both the gold price increases and … [Read more...] about Where to invest in 2011?
Danang has been designated by the central government to be the core city of the Key Economic Zone in central Vietnam, the entrance to the UNESCO World Heritage sites, and the terminal point of the East-West Corridor linking with Laos, Thailand and Myanmar. It is clear that Danang's location makes it a strategic location from which your business can access potentially rich Vietnamese and other Asian markets. I. STRATEGIC LOCATION The coastal city of Danang is situated at the very heart of Vietnam, 759km from Hanoi and 960km from Ho Chi Minh City. It lies on the north-south communications axis of land ( National Road 1A), rail, sea and air routes. Danang borders Thua Thien - HueProvince in the north, QuangNamProvince in the south and the west, and the EasternSea in the east. It is located in a typical tropical area influenced by monsoons with an annual average temperature of 25.7C. The city has a natural land area of 1,256km2 and a population of 887,069 as of 01 April 2009. … [Read more...] about Why invest in Danang?