Update news M&A

Vietnam’s merger and acquisitions (M&A) market in 2022 is forecast to include big deals worth billions of dollars in the banking industry.

Vietnam's M&A market shows sign of recovery

Both local and foreign companies are stepping up dealmaking activities post-COVID, indicating a recovery in Vietnam’s merger and acquisition (M&A) market.

Foreign investors keen on VN real estate market

The decision to open all air routes from March 15 and the visa policy will both accelerate negotiation of M&A deals and strengthen real estate investment activities.

Strength to strength for real estate M&A

Mergers and acquisitions in real estate are resuming through a steady economic recovery, with the total transaction values exceeding every first quarter of the last five years.

More bank M&A deals on the horizon

This year, changes of hands are likely at some banks, in addition to mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and share sales to foreign partners. 

13-year struggle ends with victory for Vietnamese investor

A 13-year confrontation between Vietnamese and foreign investors at a leading sweets manufacturing company has come to an end: the Vietnamese investor has acquired the entire company while the South Korean investor has left.

M&A in technology booms during pandemic

The Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) market in Viet Nam has been going through a downturn due to the pandemic, but the technology sector is bucking the trend.

Vietnam’s 10 outstanding M&A deals in 2021

During the 10-month period, Vietnam’s M&A market attracted over US$8.8 billion, a surge of 18% against 2020 and 13.7% compared to the pre-pandemic period in 2019.

Improvements set up insurers for new M&A deals

Deep-pocketed actors planning to get into mergers and acquisitions are placing a greater emphasis on Vietnam’s insurance, bolstered by fresh digital capabilities and a supportive legal framework.

Early-stage groups expanding startups ecosystem

The gradual maturity of Vietnam’s startup ecosystem is expected to boost fundraising and dealmaking activities.

Investors upbeat about M&A prospects in Vietnam

Despite a slowdown in M&A during the pandemic, investors still expect a rebound in deal-making in Vietnam thanks to the country's long-term growth potential.

VPBank completes transaction of 49% stake in FE Credit to Japan’s SMBC Group

VPBank has completed transition of 49% stake in VPBank Finance Company Ltd. to SMBC Consumer Finance.

Realtors spend trillions of dong to buy land during pandemic

Realtors with strong financial capability are collecting land for large projects in the future.

Domestic groups move over to buyer’s side in M&A deals

Vietnamese groups are becoming more active in acquiring other businesses, while overseas investors are seeing themselves hindered amid continued travel restrictions.

Curbs fail to faze South Korean M&A

According to data from MergerMarket, which is a business development tool designed specifically for the M&A sector, South Korean investors have carried out 69 M&A deals in Vietnam since 2005, with a total value of $5.1 billion.


THACO completes purchase of RoK’s Emart hypermarket in Vietnam

THACO said it has completed the acquisition of hypermarket business in Vietnam of Emart Inc of the Republic of Korea

Vietnamese giants acquire foreign corporations

In 2020, Masan took over the tungsten division of H.C. Starck Tungsten, the world’s leading manufacturer with thermal resistance technology, as part of its plan to become a leading high-tech industrial material manufacturer.

Securities stocks soar amid M&A activities

Securities stocks have seen significant growth in market prices thanks to mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Vietnam.

Japanese investors secure foothold in leading Vietnamese brands through M&A

Japanese investors have poured billions of dollars to purchase stakes at Vietnamese businesses over the past decade.

Attracting billions of USD, VN billionaire acquires many local brands

The flow of international capital has helped Vietnamese businesses grow quickly and build multi-sectoral businesses via big mergers and acquisition deals.