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4:00pm – 4:05pm Introduction of CMFSC to new members
4:05pm – 4:35pm Guest speaker: Mr. Le Song Lai, Deputy General Director, Vietnam’s State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC)
Topic: SCIC’s updates and initiatives around State equitization and the latest divestment opportunities.
Background: The State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) is a state-owned holding company considered a national wealth fund of Vietnam, similar to Singapore’s Temasek or GIC. It was established in 2005 as part of a range of reforms aimed at enhancing the efficiency of state capital utilization. In May 2020, SCIC announced its plan of divesting 85 state-owned enterprises (SOEs), notably VNSteel, Vinatex, and Bao Viet Holdings (HSX: BVH), Bao Minh Insurance (HSX: BMI), Tien Phong Plastic (HNX: NTP), Binh Minh Plastics (HSX: BMP), VNSteel, Vietnam Plastics, Hai Phong Thermal Power, and Seaprodex. These are attractive SOEs and would be of interest to many investors despite the volatility of the capital market due to Covid19.

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4:35pm – 4:50pm Q&A
4:50pm – 5:00pm
CMFS Committee Updates
  • Old business
  • We are seeking leaders for CMFS Subcommittees with US interest focus:
    1. Fund management: issues related to listed, private equity, real estate, impact, startups
    2. Securities firms: issues related to stocks, bonds, liquidity, FOL, market trend
    3. Banks: issues related to this sector
    4. Insurance: issues related to this sector
    5. Technology: issues related to digital conversion, fintech, smart cities
    6. Legal: issues related to upcoming policy changes related to CMFS
    7. Development Finance Institutions (DFIs): issues related sources of funding and support from these DFIs
    8. Social: functions and events
  • Others
  • Next meeting Monday August 3rd, 2020 from 4pm-530pm