39 Le Duan St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: (+84 8) 3827 7300
Fax: (+84 4) 3827 7303
Current position: Chairperson
Practice area/industry focus: Corporate/M&A, capital markets, banking & finance, tax, energy & infrastructure, life sciences, trade & retail
Career highlights: Duyen is admitted to practise law in Vietnam and New York. She holds an LLM from the University of Michigan Law School and an LLM (Fulbright scholar) from Temple University School of Law.
Duyen advises foreign investors, private equity funds, issuers and financial institutions on equity and bond investment as well as other debt instruments in private and public companies in Vietnam. Some of her notable deals include KKR’s investment in Masan Consumer, Mondelez’s acquisition of Kinh Do Corporation, Hoang Anh Gia Lai’s international bond listing and bond restructuring transactions, Dragon Capital in an investment in a mining project, Bluescope Steel in relation to its Vietnam subsidiaries in a global M&A transaction, and Shell in various M&A transactions in relation to its downstream business in Vietnam.
She also advises lenders in asset financing transactions, structured financing transactions, derivatives, project financing transactions, bonds and other financing products. Here, she has advised BNP Paribas on several financing transactions in Vietnam including a reserves-based lending transaction relating to an upstream petroleum project in Vietnam, and also SMBC, JBIC, BTMU and Citi on various financing transactions to finance energy and infrastructure projects in Vietnam. She also advises the lenders to the Phu My 2.2 BOT Power Project and Vung Ang II BOT Power Project.
Ms Vo is regularly recognised as a leading lawyer by IFLR1000, Legal 500 and Asialaw.
Asialaw Market-Leading Lawyer 2016 in Banking & Finance