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Tiki acquires ticket selling startup

E-commerce firm Tiki has acquired ticketing startup Ticketbox to have a foot in Vietnam's entertainment industry as it seeks to attract more online shoppers.

Vietjet, Masan buy 77 pct of bonds issued by Viet Capital

Budget airline Vietjet and food producer Masan have spent VND387 billion ($16.62 million) on the bonds issued by stock brokerage firm Viet Capital Securities.

Why Vietnam bucked the trend on Grab-Uber deal

The finding that Grab’s acquisition of Uber’s Vietnam operations did not violate antitrust laws has bucked the general trend.
June 25, 2019 | 10:51 am GMT+7

E-wallet firms tussle for bigger slice of the pie

Recent mergers and acquisitions in Vietnam’s fintech industry indicate a strategic fight for e-wallet market share.
June 19, 2019 | 08:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnam ruling: Grab-Uber deal does not violate antitrust laws

Vietnam’s Competition Council ruled Wednesday that Grab’s acquisition of Uber last year did not infringe the Competition Law. 
June 19, 2019 | 07:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to stop foreigners acquiring land through local proxies

The government will crack down on locals acting as proxies for foreigners to buy land, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung says.
May 28, 2019 | 11:40 am GMT+7

Vietnam lawmakers worry about official-investor nexus on public land

Vietnamese lawmakers allege that investors with close ties to officials are benefiting from transactions involving public land.
May 27, 2019 | 08:10 pm GMT+7

OceanBank to be sold to foreign investor

The central bank plans to sell OceanBank, one of the country’s three weakest lenders, to a foreign investor.
May 20, 2019 | 11:39 am GMT+7

GTN Foods rejects Vinamilk acquisition bid

Vinamilk's bid to acquire a 49 percent stake in GTN Foods, which owns 51 percent of Moc Chau Milk, has been rejected.
March 30, 2019 | 08:53 am GMT+7

Foreign drug companies on a buying spree in Vietnam

Foreign investors have been acquiring majority stakes in some of Vietnam's biggest pharmaceutical companies. 
March 06, 2019 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Japanese giant seeks control over Vietnam's leading pharma firm

Japan’s Taisho wants control of the DHG Pharmaceutical Company by raising its stake to 56.69 percent from 35 percent.
March 04, 2019 | 10:12 am GMT+7

5-star hotel InterContinental Hanoi Westlake sold to Vietnamese firm

Malaysia-based Berjaya Group has sold its 75 percent stake in the five-star InterContinental Hanoi Westlake hotel to Hanoi Hotel Tourism Development Company JSC.
March 03, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Japanese fund buys Vietnamese fashion chain Elise

Japanese buyout firm Advantage Partners has acquired Elise Fashion, one of Vietnam’s major women’s fashion chains, for an undisclosed sum.  
February 19, 2019 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Grab-Uber deal comes under fresh antitrust scrutiny in Vietnam

Vietnamese authorities are set to further investigate the merger between Grab and Uber last year for possible violation of antitrust regulations.
February 13, 2019 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Vietnam telecom giant terminates controversial pay TV acquisition

State-owned telecommunications giant MobiFone has officially terminated its controversial acquisition of pay TV firm AVG.
December 19, 2018 | 08:52 am GMT+7
 
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