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Vietnam Enterprise Investments (VEIL)

Business description

Vietnam Enterprise Investments objective is to achieve medium- to long-term capital growth by investing in the equity securities of companies primarily operating in, or with significant exposure to, Vietnam. VEIL adopts a bottom-up approach to investment selection and does not set portfolio allocations with reference to index weightings. The VN Index is used as a performance benchmark, which VEIL seeks to outperform on a rolling three-year basis.

Stock data

Market cap.£881.5m
Last close399.00p
High / Low (52 weeks)499.0p / 371.0p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net debt (m)N/A
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamInvestment Companies
SectorInvestment Companies

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Company news

Investment summary

Vietnam Enterprise Investments (VEIL) was launched in 1995 and is the largest Vietnam specialist closed-ended investment company listed in London. With an unconstrained, bottom-up investment process focussing on stock selection for capital growth, the fund has delivered good near- and long-term performance; achieving an annualised NAV return of 25% over the past five years to end-May 2018. Vietnam equities have performed strongly over the past two years, and a correction since the March 2018 VN Index peak has helped to moderate valuations. Meanwhile faster than expected GDP growth of 7.4% for Q118, and a sustained robust outlook, support earnings momentum. VEIL’s discount to NAV of 14.8% is smaller than its three-year average of 16.5%, and may have scope to narrow further over time.

Last updated on 05/06/2018

Key management

Nick Ainsworth, Chief Marketing Officer
Rachel Hill, Investor Relations

Company address

Maples Corporate Services Limited
PO Box 309, Ugland House
KY1-1104
Cayman Islands
+380 44-490-7120
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