The Chairman of FLC Group Trinh Van Quyet became the richest man working the stock market in 2017 at the end of trading on December 29.


The FLC Chairman holds a portfolio of shares worth VND58,851 billion, an increase of VND25,045 billion compared to 2016. Mr Quyet’s portfolio includes 318,514,630 of ROS shares, 135,187,150 FLC shares, and 2,630,000 of ART shares. 

Chairman of Vingroup Pham Nhat Vuong ranks in second place with a total capitalization of VND55,962 billion, followed by Tran Dinh Long, Chairman of Hoa Phat Group Joint Stock Company with VND17,875 billion, and Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, President and CEO of Vietjet Air with VND17,669 billion. Ms Thao now holds shares in VJC and HDB. 

With plans to list on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange in 2018, there will be further changes in Ms Thao’s rank in the stock market.

Wife of the Vingroup Chairman Ms Pham Thu Huong secured fifth position with a total capitalization of VND9,650 billion, trailed by Mr Bui Thanh Nhon, Ms Pham Thuy Hang, Ms Vu Thi Hien, Mr Nguyen Van Dat, and Ms Le Thi Ngoc Diep – wife of Mr Trinh Van Quyet.

The ten richest billionaire shareholders now hold a total capitalization of VND189,636 billion, equivalent to 50% of the value of the 1,000 richest people on the securities market.