Authors Posts by Peter Sorensen

Peter Sorensen

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Peter is an investment banking specialist based in Vietnam and Managing Director of ABB Merchant Banking JSC. He has been in the Vietnamese market for over five years and has a strong network in the country having raised capital for a number of local companies. He has fourteen years of experience in emerging markets corporate finance, M&A and private equity. Before coming to Vietnam he was a Partner at Novator Partners, a $3bn principal investment firm managing the personal wealth of a Icelandic family. He has also worked as a Vice President in the investment banking team of Deutsche Bank where he focused on M&A for financial institutions. Peter started his career in the emerging markets team at Capital Group, the Los Angeles-based fund manager which pioneered private equity in emerging markets. Peter was educated at the University of Copenhagen and at the University of Geneva.

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Recent press articles regarding Vietnam’s decree Decree 01/2014/ND-CP, which supersedes Decree 69/2007/ND-CP on 20 February 2014, on foreign ownership limit in Vietnamese banks have...

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Vingroup (ex-Vincom)’s dollar junk bond yielding 11.875 per cent on issuance late October 2013 illustrates a Vietnamese corporate paying a reasonable cost of capital....

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Maybank Kim Eng Securities announced on October 17that it has received approval to become the first 100-per cent foreign owned securities company in Vietnam. This...

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The state funeral procession on 13 October 2013 of General Giap, the legendary general and strategist who masterminded the Vietnamese victory over the French,...