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MEF II sells 2.5m Mobile World shares

Update: July, 11/2016 - 11:29
Mekong Enterprise Fund II, or MEF II, announced the successful sale of 2.5 million shares of Mobile World (MWG) on July 9. — Photo baodauthau.vn

HÀ NỘI — Mekong Enterprise Fund II, or MEF II, announced the successful sale of 2.5 million shares of Mobile World (MWG) on July 9.

After the sale, MEF II’s ownership of MWG fell from 10.94 to 9.24 per cent, equal to 13.54 million shares in the technology firm.

The fund also became the largest shareholder of MWG after World Retail Investment Consulting Limited Company with its 13.18 per cent of shares.

According to statistics from the HCM Stock Exchange on July 8, the entire 2.55 million shares of MWG, worth VNĐ344.4 billion (US$15.3 million), were traded when the shares ended at VNĐ130,000 each. So, at the lowest intraday trading price of VNĐ129,000 during the day, MEF II could earn at least VNĐ322.5 billion.

In the first six months of this year, MWG shares soared 64.5 per cent from VNĐ79,000 toVNĐ130,000.

The MEF II fund, managed by Mekong Capital, was one of the earliest institutions to invest in MWG since 2007. It was once the largest shareholder, with ownership of over 30 per cent. — VNS

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