Ho Chi Minh City, 11 August 2017 – Vietjet has been recently honored as “The IPO Deal of the Year 2017” and “The Company with Best M&A Information Disclosure” at the M&A Awards 2016-2017. As part of Vietnam M&A Forum 2017 (*), the awards were voted and judged by independent and renowned M&A experts through the organization nominations of consultation organizations and researchers.
Leaving “a series of successful deals” in 2016-2017 behind, Vietjet was highly graded by the judge panel to be named as “The IPO Deal of the Year 2017” and “The Company with Best M&A Information Disclosure”. Vietjet’s IPO was professionally conducted with the consultations of World-renowned law firms and financial institutions in around 800 days (due on the listing date) following the international IPO standards of Reguation S.
The judge panel also lauded the airline for its information disclosure. Accordingly, Vietjet has done a good job on building investor relations, attracting intentions of investment funds and the public, bringing transparent, detailed and internationally-standardized information to investors and the public.
Earlier, Vietjet’s 2016 annual report was also honored with Platinum Award, ranked the 4th among the Asia Pacific region’s awardees and 11th out of 100 worldwide at the Vision Awards 2016 by League of American Communications Professionals (LACP). Themed as “the flight to the future”, the 150-paged annual report is graded with almost top scores under the criteria of First Impression, Letter to Shareholders, Report Financials and sustainable development programs.
Headquartered in the US, LACP is to create a forum within the public relations industry that facilitates discussion of best-in-class practices within the profession while also recognizing those who demonstrate exemplary communications capabilities. The Vision Awards honors outstanding and informative annual reports globally following international standards.
Vietnam M&A Forum, an annual event for companies and investors from Vietnam and other countries was held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 10, 2017 under the auspices of the Ministry of Planning and Investment. Under the theme “Seeking a big push”, Vietnam M&A Forum 2017 is the place to exchange suggestions and introduce opportunities as well as share experience to create a breakthrough in the market.