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Integrity - Performance - Partnership

Saigon Asset Management (“SAM”) is a Vietnam-focused private equity firm. Since our inception in 2007, SAM has invested over $500m in 65 transactions of broad industries in Vietnam. Investment funds under SAM’s management have outperformed peer funds and relative indexes.

SAM offers co-investment and advisory services in the areas of data centers, cyber security, education, healthcare, agriculture, and real estate.

Our Purpose, Values and Commitments

We aim to be Vietnam’s most exceptional boutique financial institution, supported by our shared values of integrity, performance, and partnership. With over 15 years of experience working with Vietnam’s leading businesses, entrepreneurs, and institutions, we mobilize our people, culture, technologies, and ideas to assist in value creation for our portfolio companies, investors, and clients.

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About Us

People and Leadership

Our people are the foundation of our success. Their determination and dedication allow us to serve our investors and clients, generate long-term value for our portfolio companies, and contribute to the developmental impact of the broader public. We invest in people, and our people are our greatest asset.


Founded in August 2007.

Cayman Islands private equity and advisory firm regulated by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) and Vietnam’s State Securities Commission (SSC).

20+ employees in 3 offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam​​​.


2. Investment Banking/Advisory

Private placement, M&A, and IPO for high-growth companies 
SAM’s clients include Vietnam's largest corporations such as Vingroup, Viettel Telecom, and PetroVietnam.


Business Model

1. Fund Management/Asset Management

Vietnam Equity Holding (VEH) – $125m equity fund 
Vietnam Property Holding (VPH) – $50m property fund
Sunwah Group – $100m managed account
Vietnam Impact Holding (VIH) - $100m private equity fund

2. Investment Banking/Advisory

Private placement and M&A for high-growth companies 
SAM’s clients include Vietnam's largest corporations such as Vingroup, Viettel Telecom, and PetroVietnam

3. Proprietary Investments

SAM invests its capital in the following companies/sectors:

  • ADM Technology/Data Center and Cloud


    NGS/Cyber Security

  • AFSC/Sustainable Agriculture

  • Indochina Energy Partners (IEP)/Renewable Energy

  • Savitar Exploration/Rare Earth Elements

  • Embassy Education/International Schools

  • Heritage Beverage/Exporter of premium Vietnamese products to the US

Invested in 65 companies and projects in Vietnam in broad industries
Managed funds outperformed peers and indices
Completed in over $300m in listed equity and $350m in private equity financing


Competitive Advantages​​

Proven track record in Vietnam investments and advisory transactions
Specialized in cross-border transactions between the US and Vietnam

Sustainable / ESG

SAM focuses on leveraging investment to positively influence ESG

SAM adopted an ESG framework to comply with IFC Performance Standards on Environmental and Social Sustainability

Raised over $300m in sustainable financing from development finance institutions (DFIs)




​SAM's managed funds have outperformed peers and related indices. SAM has invested in over 65 private and listed companies in Vietnam.

A view of District 1, Ho Chi Minh City from afar

Ranked in the Top 3 for best investment performance in Vietnam by Edmond de Rothschild. VEH is an open-ended fund that invests in high-growth listed and private companies in Vietnam. The Fund has invested in over 65 companies and projects and has a track record of outperforming the Vietnam Index, MSCI Emerging Market, and MSCI Frontier Market, as well as its peer funds since its inception in 2007.


A closed-end fund that invests in real estate companies and projects in Vietnam. The Fund has a track record of outperforming the Vietnam Real Estate Index and its peer funds.

VPH was merged into the VEH fund in 2017.


SAM has advised numerous Vietnamese and foreign enterprises in M&A, debt and equity private placements, and market access. We have completed over $550 million in transactions of broad industries including financial services, real estate, technology, renewable energy, education, healthcare, and F&B.



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