Ngân hàng Ngoại thương Việt Nam
|Joint stock bank|
|Industry||Banking and Finance|
|Founded||1 April 1963|
|Nghiem Xuan Thanh|
Pham Quang Dung
Chief executive officer
|Revenue||VND 36.84 Trillion (US$ 1.72 Billion) (2014)|
|VND 577 Trillion (US$ 27.01 Billion) (2014)|
|Total assets||VND 5.88 Trillion (US$ 280 Million) (2014)|
|Total equity||VND 43.35 Trillion (US$ 2.03 Billion) (2014)|
Number of employees
Vietcombank's headquarters are located in Hanoi, Vietnam. As of 31 December 2014[update] the bank had 89 branches in Vietnam, 3 local subsidiaries, 2 overseas subsidiaries, 3 joint ventures, one associate, an overseas representative office in Singapore and was the largest listed company by market capitalization on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange with a valuation of VND 85,014 billion (US$3.98 billion).
Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam was founded on April 1, 1963 as Bank for Foreign trade of Vietnam. It was span off from the Foreign Exchange Bureau of the State Bank of Vietnam to be an exclusive bank for foreign trade.
In 1990, Vietcombank diversified its services from being exclusively focused on foreign trade to a become a mass market commercial bank. In 1996 the bank's official name was changed to Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam.
In 2008, Vietcombank was selected by the government to be the pilot for privatization of state owned companies. The bank was then after listed on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange on June 30, 2009 after a successful IPO that raised US$652 million making it the biggest Vietnamese firm to conduct an initial public offering.
Other than providing banking services, Vietcombank has invested in subsidiaries, joint ventures and associates. These investments include but are not limited to the following:
|1||Vietcombank Financial Leasing Company Limited||100%||Financial leasing|
|2||Vietcombank Securities Company Limited||100%||Investment banking|
|3||Vietcombank Tower 198 Company Limited||70%||Real estate|
|4||Vietnam Finance Company Limited||100%||Financial services|
|5||Vietcombank Money Incorporated||75%||Money transfer|
|6||Vietcombank - Bonday - Ben Thanh Company Limited||52%||Real estate|
|7||Vietcombank Fund Management Company||51%||Investment fund management|
|8||Vietcombank - Cardif Life Insurance Company Limited||45%||Life insurance|
|9||Vietcombank Bonday Limited||16%||Real estate|
|Rank||Name of Owner||Percentage Ownership|
|1||State Bank of Vietnam||77.11|
Vietcombank is governed by a seven-person Board of Directors with Nghiem Xuan Thanh serving as the Chairman and Pham Quang Dung as the CEO.
The construction began in 2011 and completed in 2014. This tower's shape is different than the Empire State Building because it's modern architecture with gray colored-glass. It is used as office spaces , bank trading area.
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- "Vietcombank - Milestones". Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
- Lam, Nguyen Nhat; Minh, Ho Binh (27 December 2007). "Vietcombank IPO raises $652 mln, market cautious". Reuters. Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
- "Headquarters & Office Buildings - Vietcombank Tower". Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. Retrieved 20 November 2015.