54 articles in Vietnam

A new vantage for Vietnam Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

What is causing the fervour of excitement around the Vietnamese water market? GWI’s Willy Yeo investigates.

IFC eyes Vietnam water player DNP Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

Dong Nai Plastic Company, which has built up a portfolio of five water projects and utilities in Vietnam, has piqued the IFC’s interest. An equity injection is on the cards.

InfraCo Asia dives into water sector Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

A joint venture with Darco will be InfraCo Asia’s first investment in the water and wastewater treatment industry. It will be looking for a quick exit.

Darco-InfraCo team pioneers water concessions in Vietnam Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

A Singapore government-brokered partnership between Darco Water Technologies and InfraCo Asia is treading virgin ground for foreign companies in Vietnam. Bearing the demand risk is the price to pay for getting back into the asset ownership business.

Desal recovery continues, but risks remain Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

Appetite for new desalination capacity is growing, but progress is frustratingly slow in some areas. What are the market dynamics?

The biggest international water trade shows Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

From Stockholm World Water Week to Watec Israel and Korea International Water Week, and on to WEFTEC and the IDA World Congress, you could spend your life at water trade shows. This month’s list looks at how they measure up.

Private equity-backed water companies Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

There are a mix of infrastructure funds, buy-out funds, and growth investors backing the water sector. Who are the main players?

Vietnam’s largest water utility prepares for IPO Vol 17, Issue 12 (December 2016)

SAWACO is gearing up to sell between 35% and 49% of its equity on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange in 2017 or 2018. The utility’s complicated internal structure means that valuing it will not be easy. GWI takes a look behind the numbers.

Vietnam pushes privatisation agenda Vol 17, Issue 12 (December 2016)

The privatisation process of Vietnam’s water utilities is in full swing. Water players may have a second bite at the apple when short-term local investors pull out.

World Bank tees up $400m support package for $1.7bn Vietnam water supply project Vol 17, Issue 12 (December 2016)

The Vietnamese Ministry of Construction has rebooted an old plan for large-scale water treatment plants on the Hau and Tien rivers. With the prime minister and the World Bank on board, they may come to fruition, but not in the timeline the MoC wants.