Mai Thi Minh Hang

Partner
Hanoi Office

Hang joined Russin & Vecchi in 2004 after 7 years practicing in a Singaporean law firm.

Her core areas of practice are banking, capital market, real estate, corporate, M&A, and insurance.

She has represented both sellers and buyers in acquisition of strategic shareholdings by foreign investors in large state-owned enterprises.

She has acted for both the investor and for the target company.

Hang has been involved in many insurance transactions and is well known for her insurance industry experience.

Hang is known by ISDA and by banks as having particular experience in derivative capital transactions.

Practice Areas

  • Banking, Capital Markets, Finance 
  • Insurance
  • Real estates
  • Corporate
  • Mergers & Acquisition

Education

  • Hanoi Foreign Trade University (BA)
  • Hanoi Law University (LLB)
  • Washington State University (MBA)

Bar Admission

  • Hanoi

Deals

  • Provide regulatory advice to international corporations, including Western Union, Thales Optronics SA, Morgan Stanley, Barclays, UBS AG, Barclays, Bank of Singapore;
  • Acted for Post – Telecommunications Joint Stock Corporation in its sale of 37.2% of shares to Dongbu Insurance Co Ltd;
  • Acted for Global Insurance Corporation (Công ty Bảo hiểm Toàn Cầu) in its issue of a 25% strategic stake to Ergo International AG from Germany;
  • Acted for the Vietnam National Reinsurance Corporation (VinaRe) and Bao Minh Insurance Joint Stock Corporation -- two large insurance companies with substantial state shareholdings -- in their sale of a strategic stake to foreign strategic investors (Swiss Re in the case of VinaRe and AXA in the case of Bao Minh);
  • Acted for Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in all Vietnam-related matters in RBS’s take-over of ABN-AMRO in 2008 and the subsequent spin-out of the ABN-AMRO business to ANZ in 2009 (the 2009 spin-out was awarded Asian Counsel Magazine’s Deal of the Year, 2009);
  • Assisted TNT Express to acquire equity interest from the Foreign Trade Freight Forwarding and Warehousing Joint Stock Company, to become the sole owner of TNT Express Worldwide (Vietnam) Co Ltd);
  • Assisted Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance to purchase a 20% stake to become a strategic shareholder in Petrolimex Insurance Joint Stock Corporation;
  • Acted Citi Venture Capital in an acquisition of equity interest in, and the subsequent exit from, Chinfon Cement Corporation in Hai Phong City;
  • Acted for Oman Investment Fund in its acquisition of 13% of shares of PetroVietnam Insurance Joint Stock Corporation;
  • Assisted Muong Thai Life Assurance to set up a joint venture life insurance company with Military Joint Stock Commercial Bank, Muong Thai Life Assurance and Ageas Insurance International NV;
  • Assisting Marriott in conducting due diligence investigations, advising on regulations on hotel management, and reviewing agreements for various hotel projects through-out Vietnam, including: JW Marriott Hanoi, JW Marriott Sapa, JW Marriott Phu Quoc, JW Marriott Cam Ranh, Courtyard Hon Tam (Nha Trang), Sheraton Da Nang etc.;
  • Assisting Hyatt in conducting due diligence investigations, advising on the regulations on hotel management, and reviewing agreements for various hotel projects, including Park Hyatt Sai Gon, Hyatt Regency Danang and other potential hotel projects in Vietnam.

Publications

"M&A in Vietnam" - Chambers’ Global Practice Guide, 2019 "Vietnam Note on Data Transfer" – OneTrust Data Guidance, 2019 "Real Estate in Vietnam" - Chambers’ Global Practice Guide, 2018 "Electronic Signatures in Vietnam: An Online Banking Opportunity for Banks" - Sweet & Maxwell’s Journal of International Banking Law and Regulations, 2015 "Choice of Law: Loan By Onshore Branch Of A Foreign Lender To A Vietnamese Entity" - Sweet & Maxwell’s Journal of International Banking Law and Regulations, 2011 "Rules on Participation of the Vietnamese Counterparties in Trading of Commodities Derivatives" - Sweet & Maxwell’s Journal of International Banking Law and Regulations, 2010

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