With its regional legal and tax expertise, DFDL has assisted clients in Vietnam since 1995, advising on both local and international legal and tax matters from its offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.
Drawing on more than 20 years of in-depth experience in the country and the Mekong Region, DFDL has built a reputation as the preferred choice of legal and tax services provider in Vietnam, advising on all aspects of investments from general regulatory matters to commercially robust, complex, and bespoke sophisticated transactions.
Providing international quality, seamlessly integrated, and relentlessly solution-oriented legal and tax services to establish, structure and protect our clients’ business interests, are key cornerstones of DFDL’s culture, approach, and strategy worldwide. Positioned as the preeminent full-service, legal and tax integrated law firm in Vietnam, DFDL has developed a reputation for technical excellence, creativity, and integrity coupled with in-depth knowledge of the local environment.
Our advisers have represented leading international and Asian investors in Vietnam, including leading international and Asian financial institutions. Our involvement in major projects in Vietnam includes major power projects, large real estate projects, and mergers and acquisitions.
A world famous cosmetics and beauty brand on its ground-breaking Southeast Asia expansion – acquisition of a 51 percent stake of a leading distributor of premium cosmetics, skin care and spa treatment product across in Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar.
Liberty Global on various warranty and indemnities insurance coverage of M&A deals in Vietnam and the region.
B. Grimm Power on its acquisition of an 80% interest in one largest-scale solar power plants in Vietnam, the greenfield 257 MW Hoa Ho.
USAID/Deloitte on the development of model direct power purchase agreements for adoption by the Electricity Regulatory Authority of Vietnam (ERAV) for all renewable energy projects in Vietnam.
An international bank group on a USD 195 million international financing of a renewable energy project.
Softbank on Thailand and Vietnam based matters in relation to its USD 1.5 billion investment into Grab, a multinational ride-hailing company based in Singapore.
NewQuest on the restructuring and acquisition of a substantial minority interest in the holding company of a leading chemical distributor and its subsequent follow on acquisition in that entity.
An independent investment firm, on its cornerstone investment in the USD 922 million IPO of Techcombank, a major bank and the second biggest IPO to date in Vietnam.
VinaCapital on its block sale of USD 3.6 million shares of Vinamilk in Vietnam.