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Phuc Tien Trade Manufacturing Joint Stock Company (PHT) on June 28 was told by the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange to halt its share dividend payment to await guidance from the State Securities Commission of Vietnam for paying dividends by treasury shares.

Grande Indigo Global Ltd, whose director is Pang Tze Wei, a BOD member of Interfood Shareholding Joint Stock Company (IFS), registered to buy 1,938,327 shares, or 6.65 percent stake from July 2 to August 1.

Bui Nhu Y, deputy CEO of Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade or VietinBank (CTG), sold 2,270 shares out of 4,200 shares registered to sell from May 28 to June 27 due to unmatched prices. She currently holds 2,009 shares. From July 3 to 30, she registered to sell 2,000 shares for personal expenses.

IEV Group Sdn. Bhd., whose CEO is Christopher Nghia Do, BOD member of CNG Vietnam Joint Stock Company (CNG), registered to buy 100,000 shares from July 2 to August 2. After the share purchase, IEV Group Sdn. Bhd. expects to raise its holdings to 1,103,350 shares or 4.75 percent stake from current holdings of 913,350 shares or 4.28 percent stake.

Nguyen Van Lung, deputy CEO of Gia Lai Sugar Cane Thermoelectricity Joint Stock Company (SEC), net sold 6,400 shares after selling 6,400 shares out of 10,000 shares registered to sell, and buying no share out of 10,000 shares registered to buy by June 22. He currently holds 47,600 shares of SEC, or 0.27 percent stake.

Viet Capital Securities Investment Fund, a major shareholder of Seaprodex Refrigeration Industry Corporation (SRF), reported that it now holds 1,596,150 shares of SRF or 21.82 percent stake after buying 12,500 shares and selling 89,280 shares by June 26.

Le Xuan Diep, BOD member of Lam Dong Mineral and Building Material Joint Stock Company (LBM), bought 49,060 shares out of 100,000 units registered to buy from April 26 to June 26 due to unmatched prices. After the share purchase, he holds 99,060 shares compared to 50,000 units earlier.

Lam Son Sugar Association, which is related to Chairman Le Van Tam of Lam Son Sugar Joint Stock Company (LSS), bought 400,530 shares out of 500,000 units registered to buy by June 22 due to unmatched prices. After the share trading, Lam Son Sugar Association holds 9,568,890 shares of LSS or 19.14 percent stake compared to 9,168,360 units or 18.34 percent stake earlier.

Platinum Victory Pvt. Ltd, a major shareholder of Refrigeration Electrical Engineering Corporation (REE), bought 2,849,100 shares of REE by June 18, increasing its ownership to 20,167,820 shares or 8.24 percent stake.

Electronics Communications Technology Investment Development Corporation (ELC) announced that it has assigned Phan Chien Thang as chairman cum CEO, and Vo Quang Hung as head of BOS from June 26.

Lai Thi Hoang Yen, daughter of Lai The Ha, BOD member of Quoc Cuong Gia Lai Joint Stock Company (QCG), sold 48,860 shares out of 98,860 units registered to sell by June 15 due to unmatched prices. She currently holds 50,000 shares compared to 98,860 units earlier.

Petroleum Industrial and Civil Construction Joint Stock Company (PXI) announced July 5 as ex-date and July 9 as record date for executing new share purchase rights. The company will issue 27.5 million new shares at a ratio of 12:11, and a price of VND10,000 per share. The new shares are rounded down to units and odd shares will be distributed to other investors at a price not less than VND10,000 per share. Shareholders can transfer share purchase rights once from July 18 to August 10. Purchase registration can be made from July 18 to August 14.

Saigon Securities Inc. (SSI), a major shareholder of Long An Food Processing Export Joint Stock Company (LAF), bought 55,000 shares of LAF by June 25, raising its holdings to 771,084 shares or 5.24 percent stake compared to 716,084 units or 4.86 percent stake earlier.

BI Private Equity New Markets II K/S, a major shareholder of Masan Group Corporation (MSN), sold 21,147,439 MSN shares by June 22, reducing its ownership to 32,863,779 shares or 6.38 percent stake compared to 54,011,218 units or 10.48 percent stake earlier.

Phuc Tien Trade Manufacture Joint Stock Company (PHT) planned to issue 1,440,262 shares to pay dividends for the year 2011 by shares to its current shareholders at a ratio of 100:8.

Cuu Long Steel and Iron Joint Stock Company, whose CEO is Le Thai Sam, BOD member of DIC Investment and Trading Joint Stock Company (DIC), sold all its 3,600 shares registered to sell by April 24 to restructure investment portfolio.

Nam Kim Steel Joint Stock Company (NKG) announced it has assigned Nguyen Van Binh as head of BOS, replacing Phan Thi Van Anh from June 26.

Prudential Balanced Fund (PRUBF1) announced that Graham David Mason and Julian Christopher Vivian Pull were assigned as BOD member, replacing Guy Robert Strapp and Lakshman Kumar Mylavarapu, and Lavinia Darby as BOS member of Eastspring Investments Fund Management Limited Liability Company (EIFMC) from June 25.

Nguyen Huy Quang, CEO of Bac Giang Exploitable Mineral Joint Stock Company (BGM), sold 16,000 shares registered to sell by May 4. After the share sale, he cut his ownership to 172,000 shares or 1.02 percent stake compared to 188,000 units or 1.12 percent stake earlier.

Nguyen Nhu Lam, chairman of Northern Textiles and Garments Joint Stock Company (TET), has registered to sell 100,000 shares from July 2 to 31 for family expenses. He now owns 253,913 shares or 4.45 percent stake.

Pham Van Nha, head of BOS of Construction and Investment Joint Stock Company No.18 (L18), has registered to buy 10,000 shares from July 2 to August 1 to increase his ownership ratio. He currently holds 70,300 shares or 1.3 percent stake.

Nguyen Dinh Thuy, BOD member of Construction and Investment Joint Stock Company No.18 (L18), has registered to buy 50,000 shares from June 29 to July 27 to increase his ownership. He currently owns 155,200 shares or 2.87 percent stake.

Bui Viet Vuong, CEO of South East Asia Hamico Export Joint Stock Company (KSD) sold 13,000 out of 19,000 shares registered to sell and bought 9,000 out of 200,000 shares registered to buy from April 27 to June 22. After the transactions, Vuong cut his ownership to 15,000 shares or 0.14 percent stake. From June 29 to July 27, he was registered to buy 100,000 shares to restructure his investment.

Le Quang Thang, BOS member of Consultancy and Engineering Joint Stock Company (PVE), sold all 5,275 shares registered to sell from June 15 to 25, cutting his ownership to 3,700 shares or 0.01 percent stake.

Vo Tri Minh, deputy CEO of Vinaconex-PVC Construction Investment Joint Stock Company (PVV), sold all 50,000 shares registered to sell and bought none out of 50,000 shares registered to buy from April 24 to June 21 due to unfavorable market. Minh now owns 14,400 shares or 0.05 percent stake.

Hoang Anh Tu, deputy CEO cum IR officer of Vinaconex-PVC Construction Investment Joint Stock Company (PVV), sold 45,000 shares or 0.15 percent stake and bought none out of 45,000 shares registered to buy from April 16 to June 13. He currently holds no share of PVV.

Maybank Kim Eng Securities Pvt.Ltd, a major shareholder of Van Lang Technology Investment and Development Joint Stock Company (VLA), bought 12,400 shares, increasing its ownership to 79,100 shares or 7.89 percent stake.

Vietnam Container Shipping Joint Stock Company (VSC) announced that it will cancel plan to sell 150,000 treasury shares at VND10,000 per share to its employees and replace it by a plan to issue 150,000 common shares at VND10,000 per share to employees under selective scheme.

Nguyen Thi Bich Hong, BOS member of Au Viet Securities Corporation (AVS), bought all 6,000 shares registered to buy from June 11 to 29, increasing her ownership to 161,000 shares or 0.45 percent stake.

Ta Thu Hang, chief accountant of Bac Viet Steel Joint Stock Company (BVG), sold 78,000 out of 93,000 shares registered to sell from May 31 to June 22, cutting her ownership to 15,000 shares or 0.15 percent stake.

Maybank Kim Eng Securities Pvt. Ltd, a major shareholder of Higher Educational and Vocational Book Joint Stock Company (HEV), increased its ownership to 110,100 shares or 11.01 percent stake after buying 11,300 shares on June 25.

Transaction results from February 7 to March 3 of Trinh Quang Tien, chairman of Hong Phat Construction Investment Joint Stock Company (HPR), have been revised to buy 112,150 shares instead of 18,900 shares due to mistake in data. He currently owns 2,890,650 shares.

Hai Hoa Investment Joint Stock Company, a shareholder of Network Infrastructure Service Joint Stock Company (NIS), has registered to sell all its 18,000 shares from June 28 to July 27.

Telecommunication Joint Stock Insurance Corporation (PTI) announced IPA Securities Investment Fund Management Limited Company to become its major shareholder from June 18 after buying 2,311,912 shares or 5.14 percent stake.

Source: VnEconomy – Translated by Thuy Doan

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