Not for distribution in whole or in part in the United States - Announcement regarding plan for listing on the Hochiminh City Stock Exchange by a subsidiary, Vincom Retail

09/26/2017 10:15

Vingroup Joint Stock Company (“Vingroup”) wishes to announce that its subsidiary, Vincom Retail JSC (“Vincom Retail”), is exploring a listing on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (the "Proposed Listing"). In this connection, Vincom Retail has submitted on 22 September 2017 an application for the listing of its ordinary shares on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange. Following the Proposed Listing, Vingroup intends to remain a major shareholder of Vincom Retail.

The Proposed Listing will be subject to, among others, applicable laws and regulations including the applicable Vietnam capital markets laws, and to prevailing market conditions. There is no certainty or assurance that the Proposed Listing will be carried out. Accordingly, Vingroup is currently not in a position to make any further disclosure in relation to the Proposed Listing, its terms or possible timing.  Subject to applicable laws and regulations, Vingroup will make further announcements concerning any material developments on this matter as and when appropriate.

This announcement is not an offer for sale of the securities in the United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. None of Vingroup, Vincom Retail or any other holder of the securities intends to register any portion of any offering of the securities in the United States or to conduct a public offering of securities in the United States.