Director/PDMR Shareholding

VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fd.
10 July 2024

VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund Limited


(the "Company" or "VOF")


LEI Number: 2138007UD8FBBVAX9469


Notification of Share Pledge - 10 July 2024


The Company (LSE: VOF), the only UK listed fund focused on providing broad exposure to both listed and private equities in Vietnam, announces that it was notified on 8 July 2024 that VinaCapital Investment Management Ltd., the investment manager to the Company, has pledged a total of 706,500 ordinary shares of $0.01 each (the "Shares") in the capital of the Company in favour of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited pursuant to the loan facility agreement dated 18 November 2022.


VinaCapital Investment Management Ltd. and its related entities ("VinaCapital") remain the beneficial owners of the Shares, representing approximately 0.47% of the issued share capital of the Company, and retain full voting rights. As at 8 July 2024, VinaCapital holds a total of 4,009,897 ordinary shares representing 2.64% of the Company's total voting rights, which have all been pledged in favour of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited.


Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them



Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated




VinaCapital Investment Management Ltd.

VinaCapital Investment Partners Ltd

Asia Investment & Finance Ltd


Collectively, "VinaCapital"



Reason for notification



Position / status

VinaCapital is appointed as the Investment Manager to the Company



Initial notification / Amendment

Initial notification



Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor




VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund Limited







Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted



Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument


Ordinary shares


Identification code




Nature of the transaction

VinaCapital has entered into a loan facility agreement whereby 706,500 ordinary shares of the Company was granted as security in favour of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited.


VinaCapital remains the beneficial owners of the shares, subject to the pledge, and retain full voting rights.



Price(s) and volume(s)








Aggregated information




Date of transaction

8 July 2024



Place of the transaction

Outside of trading venue



This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the UK version of Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 ("MAR")¸ as incorporated in the UK by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, as amended.



Further information is available on the Company's website at:




Joel Weiden

Investment Manager - Investor Relations and Communications

VinaCapital Investment Management Limited

T: +84 28 3821 9930



Magdala Mullegadoo

Company Secretary / Administrator

Aztec Financial Services (Guernsey) Limited

T: +44 1481 748 814



1.    References to VOF or the Company in this announcement shall mean VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund Limited, a non-cellular company incorporated in the Bailiwick of Guernsey under The Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008, with registered number 61765. It is authorised by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (reference number 2268242) as a registered closed-ended investment scheme under The Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020 and in compliance with the Registered Collective Investment Scheme Rules, as amended.


2.     The registered office address of the Company is East Wing, Trafalgar Court, Les Banques, St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, GY1 3PP.


3.     This announcement contains information that is inside information for the purposes of the UK version of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 which is part of UK law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (as amended and supplemented from time to time).



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