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Jih Sun Vietnam Opportunity Fund Launches With VinaCapital As Investment Advisor
On 25 January 2022 – VinaCapital Fund Management JSC (“VCFM”) announced that it is serving as investment advisor to Jih Sun Securities Investment Trust, a unit of one of Taiwan’s leading financial services companies, on its newly launched fund, the Jih Sun Vietnam Opportunity Fund (JSVOF).
VinaCapital’s Open-End Funds Led The Market With Outstanding 2021 Returns
On 13 January 2022 – VinaCapital Fund Management Joint Stock Company (“VCFM”) is pleased to announce that its open-ended funds ended 2021 with some of the highest returns in their respective categories. VESAF led the way with a return of 67.0%, making it the best-performing open-ended equity fund in the market in 2021, a continuation of its leading position in 2020. VEOF increased 56.5%, ranking second in the market. Meanwhile, the company’s balanced fund, VIBF returned 35.2%, ranking it second among funds with similar investment strategies. VFF, a bond fund, increased 7.7%, also taking first place for performance in that class. Both equity funds significantly outperformed the benchmark VN-Index in 2021 (+35.7%).
VinaCapital Ventures joins Sygnum’s Series B funding round
On 7 January 2022 – VinaCapital Ventures announced that it joined the oversubscribed Series B fundraising round for Sygnum, a digital asset technology group with a Swiss banking license and a Singapore asset management license. The Series B funding round raised USD90 million and values the company at approximately USD800 million.
VinaCapital Ventures Invests In Hub Global JSC
On 21 December 2021 – VinaCapital Ventures announced that it has invested in Hub Global JSC, a blockchain eco-platform that is focused on supporting the development of promising Vietnamese start-ups creating blockchain solutions across a range of verticals.
EDF Renewables Partners with VinaCapital to Invest in SkyX
On 13 October 2021, VinaCapital Group announced that EDF Renewables, an international leader in renewable energy, has made a significant investment in SkyX Energy, the holding company of SkyX Solar, a rooftop solar power developer and a VinaCapital subsidiary.
VinaCapital Ventures Takes Stake in Dutycast
Dutycast is the creator of a tool that eases the cross-border e-commerce experience for shoppers in Vietnam and beyond by providing transparency around final prices, duties, taxes, and related logistics expenses.
VinaCapital Ventures Takes Stake In GlobalCare
On 13 September 2021, VinaCapital Ventures, the technology investment platform of VinaCapital Group, announced that it has invested in GlobalCare, an insurtech company that provides solutions for the sales and administrative processes for insurance agencies and business partners selling non-life insurance policies.
VinaCapital Ventures makes seven-figure investment in GoStream
GoStream, the fast-growing Vietnamese start-up that provides multi-platform livestreaming services for social sellers, marketers, and content creators, is VinaCapital Ventures’ latest investment. Read the full press release.
VinaCapital Ventures VietChallenge draws over 700 start-ups
The event, held in Hanoi on 25 November 2020, saw the start-ups compete to win nearly USD200,000 in cash and in-kind support. Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Mr Vuong Dinh Hue spoke at the event, acknowledging the role innovation and technology will play in making Hanoi an even more attractive destination for investment, and pledging the government’s continued support to fostering the further development of tech start-ups. On hand for VinaCapital were Don Lam, CEO, and Trung D. Hoang, Head of VinaCapital Ventures. Dr Philipp Rösler, Chairman of VinaCapital Ventures Advisory Committee, also joined the event, having flown from Europe to lead a delegation of investors.
Hoiana hosts two key tourism events
The Hoiana Integrated Resort was recently honoured to be the venue for two of Vietnam’s most important tourism events of the year: the Forum on the Development of Tourism Linkages between Hanoi, HCMC, and the Central Vietnam Key Economic Region on 27 November 2020, and the National Tourism Conference on 28 November 2020. Read more about these events here.
VinaCapital partners with Visa, CCVSA to promote financial literacy
Trung Hoang, Deputy Managing Director at VinaCapital (left), spoke at the launch event of the 9th annual financial literacy program sponsored by Visa and the Central Committee of Vietnam Students’ Association (CCVSA). This year’s program carries a start-up theme, and VinaCapital will play a key role in educating students of financial awareness in a business-building context, with the goal of inspiring more students to pursue their entrepreneurial aspirations. Read the full announcement.
VinaCapital launches VN100 ETF
VinaCapital launched its first ETF, the VN100 ETF (FUEVN100) on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange on 21 July 2020. It aims to replicate the performance of the VN100 Index, comprised of the exchange’s largest and most liquid stocks, and offers investors with low-cost exposure to some of Vietnam’s leading large and mid-cap companies across a range of sectors with no limits on foreign ownership. Click here to read the full announcement.
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