Grant Thornton Vietnam is pleased to announce the release of the results of our fourteenth bi-annual survey entitled “Look out for steady investment growth”. The survey was conducted in July 2016.

In this 15th survey on the Private Equity sector carried out in July 2016, the respondents with positive view towards Vietnam’s economy, while still accounts for the majority (55%), has declined by 6%, with the corresponding increase in neutral views. Consistent with this decline, the participants who anticipate an increase the level of investment activities to increase in Vietnam in the next 12 months, has gone down to 72%, a reduction by 14% compared to 6 months ago.

In regard to sources of transactions, it is notable that Private/Family owned entities have came back to be the most significant source of deals as agreed by 33% of the participants.

The Retail sector and the Food and Beverage (F&B) sector continue to be considered the two most attractive sectors for Private Equity transactions in our recent surveys. It is also highlighted that Private Equity investors are increasingly interested in the Education sector, whose rating of “very attractive” increased by 16% compared to our last survey.

For the English version of the report, please click here.
For the Vietnamese version of the report, please click here.


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