43 per cent of European companies in Vietnam plan to increase their investment in the first quarter of 2022, 2.5 times as high as the figure of the third quarter of 2021.
As Vietnam accelerates economic recovery amid Covid-19, IFC, LeapFrog Investments, and DEG have invested $165 million in convertible Tier 2 bonds issued by HDBank, a leading Vietnamese private retail and SME bank.
It is important that Vietnam takes action now to maintain its regional and global competitiveness, and not lag in economic recovery, leading foreign business associations have claimed.
After the deal, IFC and major strategic shareholder HDI Global SE will hold more than 54 per cent of the voting rights in PVI Holdings.
With IFC’s support, OCB expects to double its SME lending portfolio by 2024 by leveraging its digital banking platform and developing products that cater to the sector’s needs.
Financial institutions and investment funds have to face some obstacles im making investment into plastic recycling sector.
To support local businesses and help them make a resilient recovery after the Covid-19 pandemic, IFC is providing a $40 million loan to Southeast Asia Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SeABank).
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group and Baring Private Equity Asia have paid $400 million to buy 5.5 per cent stake in The CrownX, retail unit of Vietnamese conglomerate Masan.
A consortium led by KKR that includes Temasek has completed the acquisition of an investment in Vinhomes Joint Stock Company, the leading integrated real estate developer in Vietnam.
Investment-linked insurance has rather been a fresh concept introduced to local investors merely in the past 10 years or so. To better understand how the product works for its policyholders, CEO Generali Vietnam Tina Nguyen now gives an insight into the investment and protection features of Vita - Live Prosperously and the insurer’s collaboration with local two funds to help optimise the investment returns for customers.
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