RSM Vietnam was awarded the "Best M&A Advisory Firm 2018 - 2019" at the Vietnam M&A Forum 2019 held in Ho Chi Minh City on 6 August 2019. This award is a recognition our firm unceasing efforts in advising for the buyer and the seller, financial, legal, tax due diligence and transaction services in various industries efforts over the past years.

Vietnam M&A Forum is the biggest annual event of M&A and investment networking in Vietnam that is jointly held by Vietnam Investment Review (VIR) Group and AVM Vietnam under the patronage of the Ministry of Planning and Investment. In the 11th Vietnam M&A Forum – 2019, the Organizing Board and the Selection Panel announced the list of “Best M&A deals” and “Best Advisory Firm” based on evaluation criteria from top Vietnam and international M&A experts.

The M&A deal process typically is quite complex, not merely business valuation. A transaction may involves re-operation and debt restructuring as well; handling of hidden legal issues; monitoring business growth, profitability; gaining market share along with evaluating the impact of anti-competitive agreements and other specialized regulations.

Consequentially, both parties involved the deal need assistance from experienced consulting firm who have in-depth knowledge of your industry. Understanding capabilities and expectations of two sides, they bridge the gap between each party and push the project moving in the right direction. Consulting firms play an integral role in deals that save your time, resource and maximize the return on your deal.

According to statistics, Vietnam M&A market size in 2018 has increased by ten-fold against 2009. Total 4353 M&A deals with total value of $48.8 billion have been executed in 10 years. From the beginning of 2019 until now, government’s efforts to push the economy forward in a sustainable manner and State-owned enterprise equalization acceleration are driving force to boost the M&A market. M&A deals are expected to continue focusing on consumer goods, retail, real estate and more industries.

The award is acknowledgement of RSM Vietnam efforts as a consulting firm for dozens of M&A deals. Being chosen for best advisory showed that we has succeeded in helping investors removing barriers of legal, accounting, finance and tax. By easing those challenges, they can explore investment and partnership opportunities for significant benefits as well as archive post-deal strategic goals.

About RSM Vietnam

RSM Vietnam – a member of RSM global network is one of the leading mid-tier tax, accounting, auditing and advisory firms in Vietnam. Our team is composed of experienced, skilled and well-motivated management professionals and highly trained workforce. We endeavor to be your great business partner by way of bringing creative added value solutions to your success by providing professional services following international quality standards adapted to Vietnam business environment.