FINANCE

Contacts:

HO CHI MINH CITY
HA NOI

Duyen, Vo Ha
Chairperson
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Hung, Nguyen Quang
Partner
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VILAF is consistently ranked on the 1st tier for the Finance Practice by most reputable international legal surveys including Legal 500 and has had the opportunity to advise quite a number of landmark cross-border financing transactions in Vietnam.   VILAF lawyers’ in-depth knowledge of the political concerns and legal development in Vietnam and thoughtful approach towards risk-assessment and result-orientation has contributed to VILAF’s success in Vietnam’s dynamic financial environment.

Recent successes in the Finance Practice:

  • Advising Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited in connection with a syndicated term loan of US$450 million to PetroVietnam;
  • Advising Citi as arranger on its unsecured export credit financing to PetroVietnam Nhon Trach 2 Power Project Company for the purpose of financing the purchase of capital equipment from certain exporters. The deal is backed by the Ministry of Finance of Vietnam’s guarantee, and supported by Euler Hermes Kreditversicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft (Hermes) and Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI);
  • Advising Citi in relation to US$153 million NEXI untied term loan facility for three Aframax oil tankers of PetroVietnam;
  • Advising Deutsche Bank in relation to US$190 million loan facility and refund guarantee Vinashin for ship building and financing;
  • Advising Calyon and EKF as the arrangers in relation to the financing of the CMIT container terminal.
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