Profile of Ha Nguyen

Ha Nguyen

Senior Associate

Ho Chi Minh City

About Ha Nguyen

Ha has extensive experience in advising international investors on major M&A and financing transactions in Vietnam across a wide range of industries. She also has significant experience advising on full range of competition and consumer law issues.  

Examples of Ha's recent experience include:
  • Vingroup, Vinhomes and Vinfast – advising international investors and lenders on various investment and financing transactions relating to Vingroup and its subsidiaries.
  • Masan - advising international lenders on their syndicated loan to Masan Group.
  • Novaland – advising an international lender on the restructuring of its loan to Novaland.
  • International Finance Corporation – on its subscription of convertible bonds and senior bonds issued by BaF (listed on the HOSE).
  • International banks and lenders - BNPP Paribas, Credit Suisse, SeaTown, Varde, Avenue Capital – on their financing transactions in Vietnam.
  • Bank of Ayudhya (BAY) – on its investment in SHB Finance Vietnam.
  • CP Vietnam – on its strategic investment in Sao Ta (Fimex), a company listed on HOSE.
  • Actis – on its strategic joint ventures with local partners to develop and operate industrial real estates in Vietnam.
  • International Bank – on the bidding for the acquisition of Citibank’s consumer business in Vietnam.
  • Temasek – on its USD650 million co-investment with KKR in VinHomes, the largest real estate developer listed on HOSE.
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia – on its ongoing investment in Vietnam International Bank and on the sale of its Vietnam business, including its HCMC branch, to Vietnam International Bank and on the sale of CBA Digital Solutions Vietnam as part of its sale of Tyme Digital in Africa to ARC.
  • Kasikorn Vision – on its investments in Sendo and Citigo and other proposed investments Vietnam.
  • Philip Morris – on its strategic business expansion in Vietnam.
  • GoJek – on its business operation in Vietnam, including strategic M&A transactions and corporate projects.
  • Clermont Group – on its acquisition of iCare Benefits Asia, the Singapore holding company for a Vietnamese online retailer and operator of an e-payment platform, Mobivi.

Ha also has significant experience advising on full range of competition and consumer law issues, including acting for international clients such as BHP Group, Bain Capital, Goldman Sachs, Nestle, Covestro, Bayer, Sanofi, LG Electronics on Vietnam merger filings for numerous complex global transactions which span a broad range of sectors including energy and natural resources, banking, insurance and consumer finance services, manufacturing, consumer goods, healthcare and pharmaceuticals.