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VILAF

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

VILAF is a standout local practice in Vietnam, with an experienced team of corporate lawyers who continue to handle complex cross-border acquisitions, with a focus on inbound work. Often advises foreign investors on high-value M&A and joint venture deals in Vietnam. Instructed by major international and domestic clients on deals in a range of sectors, including technology, healthcare, real estate and energy. Key clients include Toyota Tsusho, Vingroup and Marubeni.

Notable practitioners

Anh Dang is a partner based in VILAF's Hanoi office. He assists foreign companies and private equity firms with complex M&A, and is particularly strong on transactions in the energy and natural resources sectors.

Duyen Ha Vo is based in VILAF's Ho Chi Minh City office. She acts for foreign and Vietnamese clients on acquisitions and has notable expertise in various sectors, including energy.

Phong Tran is a founding partner in VILAF's Hanoi office. He regularly represents financial investors and well-known regional and domestic corporates in their transactional mandates.

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Overview

The Corporate Team of 51 lawyers has handled some of Vietnam's largest and most complex M&A and restructuring transactions. The corporate team also advises on equitization, commercial contracts, antitrust, energy, direct investment, financial institutions, funds, insurance, private equity, and life sciences. As the largest corporate team in the country, the team is also well capable of assisting multinational clients on all operational corporate matters.

VILAF has recently advised in the following high-profile deals:

  • Advising a US Corporation in relation to the transfer of its entire equity interest in a BOT Company in Quang Ninh province to a consortium led by a US-based investor
  • Advised Augusta Investment Ltd in relation to the acquisition of private business portfolio from SCB with the value of more than US$1B
  • Advised B.Grimm in relation to its acquisition of 99.99% charter capital of a holding company in Vietnam to develop two solar projects in Tay Ninh
  • Advised Vingroup in the sale of shares of Vinhomes JSC to Credit Suisse-led consortium with the value up to US$300M
  • Advised Toyota Tsusho in the acquisition of 35% shares of Vinaconex in Northern Electricity Development & Investment JSC No. 2 who is investing and operating Ngoi Phat hydropower plant in Lao Cai

Members

Dang, Anh (Head of Department)

Vo Ha, Duyen (Head of Department)

Bui Ngoc, Anh

Luong Trinh, Ngoc

Ngo, Tung

Nguyen, Hao

Nguyen Truc, Hien

Pham, Quynh

Vu, Trung

Clients

B.Grimm Power Public Company, SCG, Sumitomo Corporation

ENEOS Corporation, Hoa Lam, Mondelez International

Shizen Energy, Petronas, LOGOS Group

Vingroup, Marubeni Corporation, CapitaLand

Industries

Highway, Telecommunication, Insurance, Real estate and Property

Infrastructure Projects, Oil & Gas, Power, Chemical, Automobile, Aircraft, Sea-port

Retail and Distribution, Consumer Goods, Financial Institutions, Logistics

Corporate/M&A

VILAF

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Location

6th Floor, HCO Building (Melia)

44B Ly Thuong Kiet Street

Hoan Kiem District

Hanoi

Ha Noi

Vietnam

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Vietnam

Corporate/M&A


Duyen Ha Vo
Band 3