• DateFriday, 31 July 2015
  • Time13:30 – 17:30
  • Venue11th Floor, Exchange Tower
    No.16 Vo Van Kiet, District 01, Ho Chi Minh City
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OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES OF INVESTING IN VIETNAM SECURITIES MARKET:

FOREIGN INVESTORS’ PERSPECTIVES

Being as one of the most open economy in the World, Vietnam has been attracting a large foreign capital flow since 2005 from diverse international market participants. Although foreign capital flow has been volatile over years it is still playing a very influential role to Vietnam securities market and other channels of investments including private equity and M&A.

Meanwhile positive outlooks from some foreign trade initiatives such as TPP, PPP, and Vietnam - Korea FTA are being developed, certain policy developments by the Government being discussed such as the increase of foreign room limit and possible floating the shares of SOEs would improve market liquidity and create confidence from market participants especially foreign institutional investors into Vietnam.

With a desire in providing an outside-in view to both local and foreign investors, StoxPlus will jointly with HOSE organise this conference to discuss about this theme. We believe the conference will bring useful information to anyone who currently have investments in Vietnam or considering to have exposure into Vietnam Securities Market. We welcome:

Securities CompaniesPublic and PE Funds   Banks   Insurance CompaniesFinancial Investment Companies

 

Nguyen Thi Viet Ha

Member of Board of Directors, Hochiminh Stock Exchange
  • Ms. Nguyen Thi Viet Ha is currently a member of Board of Director of Hochiminh Stock Exchange (HOSE). She has been working for HOSE since the beginning of Vietnam Security Market.
  • Ms. Viet Ha have led Research and Development Department for years, which builds up framework for ETFs, covered warrant and stock index in HOSE including VN 30, VN MidCap, VN100, VN SmallCap, VN Allshares and most lately, the Total Return Index (TRI) of HOSE.
  • Ms. Viet Ha graduated her Bachelor in University of Economics Hochiminh City and her Master degree in University of Sydney Australia.

Koichi Takeuchi

Senior Strategist, Japan Securities Incorporated
  • Mr. Koichi Takeuchi is currently Senior Strategist of Japan Securities Incorporated (JSI), and Chartered Member of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan (CMA). He is also a writer for Nikkei Money Magazines, "Interview Series with Adventure Capitalist, Jim Rogers (The letter from Mr. Jim Rogers).
  • Previously, Mr. Takeuchi was Fund Manager at Japanese Asset Management Company (Taiyo Investment Trust & MGT) and Analyst & marketing strategist at Pictet Asset Management Company & JP Morgan Asset Management Company.
  • Mr. Takeuchi has 6 years of experience in Thailand and over 5 years in Vietnam (Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City). He hold M.Sc. in Finance from Lancaster University, Management School U.K and B.A. in Law from Waseda University, School of Law, Japan.

Yoko Ogimoto

Senior Consultant, Nomura Research Institute (Tokyo)
  • Ms. Yoko Ogimoto is now a senior consultant at Nomura Research Institute, one of the largest research and consulting firms in Japan with global network. Ms Ogimoto has been also working for SSC/MOF to assist to develop the capital market in Vietnam since 2004, recently the derivatives market establishment.
  • She is a writer with numerous books and journals. Recently she has contributed in the book “Vietnam’s Economic Entities in Transition” published by Palgrave Macmilan in July 2013.
  • Ms Yoko Ogimoto started her career in 1988 at one of the largest commercial banks in Japan as an associate position in the bank’s equity portfolio management division, where she played active roles to evaluate the stocks in the portfolio and assessed and analyzed companies’ shares to make investment decisions. Before that she obtained a B.A of Economics from Hitotsubashi University (Tokyo) and MBA from the University of Washington (Seattle).

Nguyen Quang Thuan

CEO of StoxPlus Corporation
  • Mr. Thuan is currently Chairman and CEO of StoxPlus
  • He is a chief architecture of various innovative data and information platforms such as FiinPro at StoxPlus.
  • Mr. Thuan is also chief author of regular publications such as Vietnam M&A Report series by StoxPlus. He also incubated and currently taking lead the Research and Consulting Business at StoxPlus as an independent research house providing market entry and industry research services to both local and foreign financial institutions and industry players.
  • Before starting up StoxPlus in 2008, Mr. Thuan was Senior Investment Analyst at Vietnam Holding Asset Management with AUM of US$125mn specializing in Public Equity, Private Equity and SOE IPOs (2007-2008).Before that, he was a manager at Transaction/Deal Services of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Sydney, Australia and Vietnam (1999-2007) advising various M&A deals and private equity transactions in Beverage, Construction Materials, Packaging and Healthcare.
  • Mr. Thuan obtained a Master degree from The University of New South Wales (Australia) and a UK Fellow Member of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

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