M&A market

Update news M&A market

The first three months of the year have witnessed more local businesses beef up their mergers and acquisitions efforts in order to scale up operations.

Developers’ commitment to Vietnam illustrating strengths

After a period of strong negative impacts caused by the pandemic, real estate investment activities in Asia-Pacific and Vietnam in particular started to show signs of recovery in the second half of the year,

Foreign investors still dominate Vietnam’s M&A market

Many Vietnamese businesses conducted successful mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in 2019 and 2020 but the market was still led by foreign investors, the Vietnam M&A Forum in HCM City on November 24 heard.

E-commerce M&A activities ready to take centre stage

As brick and mortar shopping falls in popularity during the pandemic, online shopping platforms took have increased presence among Vietnamese consumers. 

Challenges and opportunities from Covid-19 for Vietnam's M&A market

Low interest rates could open up new opportunities for investors to take advantage of the cheap capital to buy shares and acquire new assets via M&A deals.

Cash-strapped local businesses hunting for foreign M&A deals

The coronavirus crisis is expected to create mergers and acquisitions opportunities for foreign dealmakers in the coming months as cash-starved Vietnamese companies seek funding to overcome their difficulties.

Top lenders latch onto fintech future

Banks and investment funds are racing to partner up with fintech businesses in their quest towards digitalisation.

Field opens up for bigger M&A deals

Driven by momentum in growth, Vietnam’s mergers and acquisitions market is expected to continue its strong focus on the sectors of consumer goods, retail, realty, and banking in the months to come.

Education funding reaches fever pitch

The past year was a very exciting period for the educational investment market, showcased not only through direct capital but also via mergers and acquisitions deals carried out by financiers.

Decrees guiding implementation of Law on Enterprises

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Government has issued four decrees guiding the implementation of the Law on Enterprises which was revised and passed in 2014.

Foreign investors encouraged to join equitization, M&A market

 Vietnam encouraged foreign corporations with sound financial, technological and market capacity to join the state-own enterprise equitization process and M&A market, PM Nguyen Tan Dung told the Global Investment Forum in Ha Noi on September 30.

Signs of heightened Japanese M&A activity

 VietNamNet Bridge – Despite being one of the most conservative foreign investors in Vietnam, Japan is currently emerging as a major partner through a series of mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

Only 39 percent of M&A deals lead to success

 VietNamNet Bridge – Merger and acquisition (M&A) was once considered the best way for enterprises to expand their business scale. However, the latest surveys on the post-M&A period showed 61 percent of the deals led businesses to failures.