25 November 2020

BDA is named M&A Advisory Firm of the Year, Vietnam

BDA Partners was named M&A Advisory Firm of the Year at the 12th Vietnam M&A Forum in November. BDA was also awarded Best M&A Deal for advising on the sale of Thipha Cables & Dovina to Stark Corporation of Thailand.

The Vietnam M&A Forum is the most prestigious annual industry event in that country. It recognizes the highest performing M&A advisory firms and transactions.

Since 1996, BDA has provided high quality advice on M&A deals involving Asia. BDA has developed particular expertise in cross-border transactions, building unparalleled access to a network of local and international buyers.

BDA established its Ho Chi Minh City practice in 2012. Over eight years, BDA has strengthened its Vietnam team and capabilities, and has advised on over US$2bn in completed Vietnam-related transactions. The BDA Vietnam team has established a track record of advising on complex M&A transactions, and raised capital for high growth companies.

Huong Trinh, Managing Director and Head of Ho Chi Minh, BDA, said: “We’re happy to be trusted by local business owners to run well-structured M&A processes. Vietnam has been one of the world’s fastest growing economies, even during COVID. We’re working on a good number of live deals; we have a strong pipeline for 2021.”

Paul DiGiacomo, Senior Managing Director, BDA, added: “We’re proud that BDA has been recognized as a leader in M&A in Vietnam. We’ve made a significant commitment to the market, building one of the largest M&A teams on the ground. We remain bullish on Vietnam for the medium and long term. We’re thankful for the faith that our clients, colleagues and partners place in us.”

About BDA Partners

BDA Partners is the global investment banking advisor for Asia. We are a premium provider of Asia-related advice to sophisticated clients globally, with over 20 years’ experience advising on cross-border M&A, capital raising, and financial restructuring. We provide global reach with our teams in New York and London, and true regional depth through our seven Asian offices in Mumbai, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo. BDA has deep expertise in the Chemicals, Consumer & Retail, Health, Industrials, Services and Technology sectors. We work relentlessly to earn our clients’ trust by delivering insightful advice and outstanding outcomes.

BDA Partners has strategic partnerships with William Blair, a premier global investment banking business, and with DBJ (Development Bank of Japan), a Japanese government-owned bank with US$150bn of assets. www.bdapartners.com

US securities transactions are performed by BDA Partners’ affiliate, BDA Advisors Inc., a broker-dealer registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). BDA Advisors Inc. is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and SIPC. In the UK, BDA Partners is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). In Hong Kong, BDA Partners (HK) Ltd. is licensed and regulated by the Securities & Futures Commission (SFC) to conduct Type 1 and Type 4 regulated activities to professional investors.

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