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Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Established offering handling inbound investments for prominent multinationals and private equity funds, as well as Vietnamese corporates. Advises on deals in a range of sectors, including technology, energy, education and insurance. Handles an array of acquisitions, divestments, FDI and joint venture deals in Vietnam. Works closely with alliance partners Linklaters on complex, high-value matters.

Strengths

Clients remark that the team "is able to make a complex deal easy."

Sources say they are "very satisfied with the support received from the firm."

Work highlights

Acted for Temasek on its co-investment in VinHomes with KKR through the acquisition of shares worth USD650 million.

Notable practitioners

Bill Magennis is a highly esteemed practitioner with significant experience across areas including corporate and finance transactions. He regularly represents foreign investors on high-profile, complex deals across various sectors.

Giles Cooper has notable experience handling M&A and corporate restructuring, particularly in the energy sector. His clients include Vietnamese and foreign corporates.

Clients say Linh Bui "is very experienced, understands the environment and the country and is able to understand the client and what their specific requirements are." She is best known for her work acting for international companies and private equity firms on their investments.

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Overview

Our Vietnam Corporate and M&A practice is focused on cross-border M&A deals for major foreign investors (including corporates and private equity funds), in addition to other forms of foreign direct investment in Vietnam (eg, establishment of branches, subsidiaries and representative offices) and joint ventures (or other forms of business cooperation).

Our experience spans a broad range of sectors, including energy and natural resources, financial services (including banking, insurance and consumer finance), manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, retail, entertainment & leisure, food & beverage and real estate.

Our clients hail from all corners of the globe, particularly throughout Asia including the major Asian economies such as Japan, Singapore, Thailand and Korea.

Overall, we are one of the very few firms in the market that can manage large and complex transactions with demanding timeframes where international quality lawyers are required on the ground.



Corporate/M&A Department

Allens

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Department location

Suite 401

Hanoi Towers

49 Hai Ba Trung

Hanoi

Ha Noi

Vietnam

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Vietnam

Corporate/M&A


Bill Magennis
Senior Statespeople
Giles Cooper
Band 4