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Tram Dang

Senior Associate

Ho Chi Minh City Office

Professional Summary

Tram advised international clients doing business in Vietnam, primarily in banking & finance, capital market, securities, aviation, industrial real estate, and M&A.

Notable Engagements

Among notable clients Duong assisted in advising include:

Banking & Finance

  • Advised offshore lenders to provide a syndicated loan of USD 1 billion to a major state-owned company in Vietnam for the construction of a coal power plant
  • Advised offshore lenders in various financing and refinancing transactions of large volumes (up to USD 300 million) to onshore borrowers
  • Advised various Vietnamese banks in corporate lending transactions
  • Advised the transfer of entire financial assets of a Vietnamese joint venture bank to a foreign bank’s branch based in Vietnam
  • Advised the transfer of the entire corporate loan portfolio of a foreign bank’s branch to onshore and offshore financial institutions

Securities and Capital Markets

  • Advised Vietnamese and offshore financial institutions on regulatory frameworks for their financial and securities related products in Vietnam
  • Advised underwriting banks in relation to IPO of an airline in Vietnam
  • Advised Vietnamese commercial banks for IPO/listing and securities offering processes

Aviation

  • Advised onshore and offshore lenders in various aircraft financing transactions (up to USD 90 million)
  • Advised offshore finance leasing companies in various aircraft leases to domestic airlines in Vietnam

Industrial real estate and utilities

  • Advised, developed and vetted standardized contract templates, negotiating with counter parties, managing internal stakeholders for industrial zone developers’ business operation at various stages: financing, establishment, land site clearance, construction, land leasing and provision of service/utilities to tenants in the industrial zones (such as energies, water, waste and discharged water collection/treatment, and liquid jetties)

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Advised on the acquisition of industrial zone and sale of interests in industrial zones to other strategic onshore/offshore investors
  • Advised on forming joint ventures with various strategic onshore/offshore investors for the implementation of new sea port projects and ready-built factory projects
  • Advised on M&A transactions across a broad range of industries in Vietnam, including banking and finance, fund management, insurance, securities, manufacturing, oil & gas, and real estate
  • Advised on the restructuring of intra-group business