Corporate and M&A

Frasers’ Corporate and M&A team advises leading international and local corporations in relation to their business and investments in Vietnam. We provide cutting edge, legal and commercial advice and insights across a broad range of industries including education, financial services, FMCG, hospitality and tourism, insurance, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, retail, and telecommunications. We are highly regarded as having one of the premier mergers and acquisitions practices in Vietnam. We also frequently advise on all types of commercial agreements and review them from both Vietnamese law and foreign law perspectives to an international standard, in order to best protect the interests of our clients.

A sampling of our highlight matters in this area includes:

  • Acted as Vietnam counsel to one of Australia's largest listed building materials companies in relation to a successful merger control notification in Vietnam, arising from its entry into a master Asia Pacific joint venture with a major European building materials company.
  • Provided comprehensive Vietnam competition law advice and assistance to Japan's largest steel manufacturer in connection with its proposed acquisition of a strategic minority stake in Vietnam's largest-ever steel manufacturing and related industry investment projects.
  • Provided one of the world's largest, UK-listed FMCG companies with comprehensive Vietnam competition law advice and assistance in connection with its participation as a strategic investor and auction bidder in the equitisation of one of Vietnam's leading and most prestigious FMCG product manufacturing and distribution State-owned enterprises.
  • Acting for the largest privately held spirits company in the world in relation to its acquisition from an existing foreign shareholder of a 45% shareholding in an unlisted Vietnam-domiciled public company operating in producing and distributing alcoholic beverages.
  • Acting for a leading export import commercial bank of Vietnam in relation to the restructuring plans and implementation in order to avoid anti-trust issues as flagged by the State Bank of Vietnam.
  • Acting as Vietnam counsel in relation to the acquisition transaction and the merger transaction between two global leaders in insurance broking and risk management, specifically on all of the Vietnam law and procedure aspects of this major and very high-value international transaction. 
  • Acting as Vietnam counsel for an ASEAN regional acquisition transaction, in relation to a group of target companies that operate a digital healthcare and related services platform.
  • Acting as Vietnam counsel to advise and assist a major logistic and temperature-controlled storage network company in all aspects of its divestment of the entirety of its shareholding stake(s) in its Australian subsidiary.
  • Acting for a leading Chinese multinational technology company relating to its acquisition of Series D Preferred Shares in two of the leading services providers in mobile payments, channel promotion for mobile games, and operation of vending machines in Southeast Asia.