Consulting Request - Vietnam Education Sector

Currently, one of our client (a management consulting firm) is looking to speak to experts from Vietnam Education Sector. The unversities they primarily want to connect with are- RMIT, FPT, Ton Duc Thang, Hoa Sen.

They want to understand the difference between Non Profit and Profit Universities. They have done some ground level research and are connect with some Industry veterans like you for a subjective opinion to validate their findings. 

Below mentioned are the detailed points: 

  • How has the education Industry in Vietnam evolved in recent times.
  • Do not-for-profit universities receive any preferential treatment in terms of tax or land rental compared to for-profit institutions
  • What are the noticeable advantages of universities being not-for profit?
  • Typical margins of private universities in Vietnam?
  • In legal terms, is it possible for an university to have 1 part as for-profit and 1 part as not-for-profit?

We request you to refer or connect us to your friends/colleagues/peers who have experience in this industry in Vietnam. Please  email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in case you need any more details. Looking forward to your references.  

Consulting Request - Calcium Hypochlorite in Aquacult

Currently, one of our client is looking to speak to experts from aquaculture segment specifically to understand the use of calcium hypochlorite. They basically want to understand the following:

  1. Is calcium hypochlorite used in aquaculture in these geographies?
  2. What are the other chemicals used? What is the share of calcium hypochlorite vs. the other chemicals?
  3. Is calcium hypochlorite preferred for certain types of aquaculture? Like shrimp farming, etc. ? or is it used for all?
  4. What is the norm of usage (for ex. calcium hypochlorite used per tonne of produce)
  5. Is the use of Cal Hypo going up in coming years? If yes or no, why? Is it something to do with price or availability? Or are the other chemicals simply better?

 We request you to refer or connect us to your friends/colleagues/peers who have experience in this industry in Singapore. 

Please drop a line in case you need any more details. Looking forward to your references. 

Sonadezi to launch IPO on December 30

Industrial Zone developer Sonadezi Corporation will sell 131.3 million shares in the initial public offering (IPO) in December 30, the HCM Stock Exchange said.
The shares to be sold in the IPO will be equivalent to 34.9 per cent of the charter capital of the corporation based in the southern Dong Nai Province. After equitisation, the state is expected to own 65 percent of the charter capital of Sonadezi.
Established in 1990, Sonadezi is one of the most powerful state-owned corporations in Dong Nai. It has developed industrial parks and residential areas in Vietnam.
Sonadezi has completed nine industrial zone (IZ) infrastructure projects, such as the 488ha Long Thanh IZ, 494ha Amata IZ, 365ha Bien Hoa 2 IZ and 335ha Bien Hoa 1 IZ, besides 347ha Nhon Trach 2 IZ in Dong Nai.
It also developed the 529ha Giang Dien Chau Duc IZ and 2,281ha Suoi Trei IZ in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province. It was also building roads, bridges and real estates in the local area. In 2014, the parent company earned VND558 billion (US$24.75 million) in revenue and after-tax profit of VND130 billion ($5.7 million). As of June 30, 2015, the company earned VND20 billion ($887,311). Sonadezi has total assets worth VND4.250 trillion ($188.5 million).