Remarkable M&A deals in 2019

Remarkable M&A deals in 2019

According to statistics, there were several merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in consumer goods, retail, finance, banking and real estate sectors across the country in 2019.
VN-Index drops to below 960 points

VN-Index drops to below 960 points

The Vietnam’s stock market declined the second day on December 3 as Masan’s shares hit the bottom on the day the group announced the merger of Vincommerce and VinEco with Masan Consumer Holdings.
VN-Index passes 1,000 points

VN-Index passes 1,000 points

The Vietnam’s stock market officially surpassed the 1,000-point mark on October 30 after seven months despite strong selling pressure thanks to support from blue-chip stocks.
Representatives of the 20 selected projects are receiving financial aid from VINIF. (Photo: SGGP)

Vingroup finances 20 science-technology projects worth VND124 billion

The Vingroup Innovation Foundation (VINIF) under Vingroup yesterday announced that it would deliver VND124 billion (approx. $5.33 million) to aid the 20 most outstanding and practical science-technology projects in the fields of Big Data, computational biomedicine, gene and cell, materials science, smart traffic, Internet of Things, image recognition and natural language processing.

A cooperation agreement is inked between Vingroup and FastGo. (Photo: Sggp)

Cooperation agreement inked between Vingroup, FastGo

An automotive manufacturer, Vinfast Trading and Production Company Limited, a subsidiary of Vingroup has signed signed a strategic cooperation agreement for using VinFast-branded cars in ride-hailing service with FastGo, a Vietnamese ride-hailing firm.
Students taking part in the activities of the VinUni STEME Day

First STEM Festival for highschoolers launched

VinUni STEME Day, the first STEM (Science – Technology – Engineering – Mathematics) festival, was held yesterday in Hanoi by VinUni for technological lovers in high schools nationwide.

Delegates press buttons to mark the start of the construction at the ceremony (Photo: baotuyenquang.com.vn)

Vingroup builds theme park, resort in Tuyen Quang

A groundbreaking ceremony was held in Yen Son district of the northern province of Tuyen Quang on June 22 for a theme park and resort project of the Vingroup private conglomerate.
Vingroup opens new AI research institute

Vingroup opens new AI research institute

Giant IT-real-estate-manufacturing-retail conglomerate Vingroup on April 17 opened VinAI Research, a research institute focusing on artificial intelligence (AI) with the goal of elevating Vietnam’s role in the AI world.