Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Several banks announced they would auction the shares they are holding in companies, in the last two months of the year, on the Hà Nội Stock Exchange (HNX).
According to an announcement on the exchange, on November 21, OceanBank will sell four million shares equivalent to a capital contribution of VNĐ40 billion (US$1.7 million), or 8 per cent of outstanding shares of the Petroleum Vietnam-SSG Real Estate Joint Stock Company, at an initial price of VNĐ10,638 per share.
The Petroleum Vietnam-SSG (PV-SSG) Real Estate Joint Stock Company, formerly known as the Petroleum Housing Service Trading, Construction and Investment Company, was jointly established by PetroVietnam and the SSG Group.
Currently, SSG Group holds the controlling stake at PV-SSG, with 81.2 per cent of shares. OceanBank’s stake is 8 per cent and FECON Infrastructure Joint Stock Company’s stake is 6 per cent.
On Thursday, the HNX also announced that there are five investors who have registered to buy 4.26 million shares of the Petroleum Vietnam-SSG. Among them, one is institutional investor who wants to buy four million shares.
On November 20, the Bank for Foreign Trade of Việt Nam (Vietcombank) will also auction 6.6 million shares worth VNĐ66 billion, equivalent to 10.9 per cent of the charter capital of the Cement Finance Joint Stock Company (CFC) at an initial price of VNĐ11,549 per share.
As of Wednesday, there were nine individual investors registering to buy 6,671,000 shares of CFC.
In a similar move, the Vietnam Agricultural and Rural Development Bank (Agribank) will divest its capital contributed to the Vietnam Agriculture Trade and Tourism Joint Stock Company and the Vietnam Agribank Gold Corporation Joint Stock Company on December 15.
Agribank will sell 5.29 million shares of the tourism company at an initial price of VNĐ18,990 per share and 12,615,440 shares of the gold company at VNĐ13,900 per share. — VNS