Securities Information and Shareholders Rights

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Stock Exchanges

VOF is traded on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (VOF), the ISIN of the shares is GG00BYXVT888 and the SEDOL is BYXVT88. There are no other exchanges or trading platforms on which the company has applied or agreed to have its shares admitted or traded.

Capital Structure

Issued shares (as of 31 March 2017): 201,596,258
Voting rights in the Company (as of 7 June 2017): 200,871,258
The table below lists the Company’s significant shareholders as of 19 June 2017:

Investor Name Number of shares % holding
Euroclear Nominees Limited 37,878,692 17.92%
Citibank Nominees (Ireland) Designated Activity Company 20,742,923 9.81%
Lynchwood Nominees Limited 13,023,820 6.16%
The Bank of New York (Nominees) Limited 12,363,153 5.85%
State Street Nominees Limited 9,936,143 4.70%
VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund Limited (Treasury) 9,750,000 4.61%
Vidacos Nominees Limited 6,441,323 3.05%

The Company informs shareholders that under the Amended and Restated Memorandum and Articles of Association dated 22 March 2016, every member shall comply with the notification and disclosure requirements set out in Chapter 5 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules Sourcebook of the UK Financial Services Authority Handbook as if the Company were classed as an ‘issuer’ whose ‘home state’ is the United Kingdom. If it comes to the attention of the Directors that a shareholder has not within the requisite period disclosed their holding in the Company, the Company may, inter alia, at the discretion of the Directors, notify the shareholder that their shares in relation to the holding shall not be entitled to a vote, either in person or in proxy, at any general meeting of the Company.
Please note the Company has established a share buyback facility and the Company may tender to buy back shares using realised profits as part of the Company’s dividend distribution policy.

Directors interest in the Company

As at 30 May 2017, the interests of the Directors and senior managers of VinaCapital Investment Management in the shares of the Company were as follows:

Name Direct interest (# shares) % holding
Don Lam* 1,005,859 0.5%
VCIM** 235,342 0.12%
Andy Ho*** 190,000 0.09%
Steve Bates 25,000
Huw Evans 17,500
 

*Don Lam is Chief Executive Officer of VinaCapital, not a member of the Fund's Board of Directors.
**On 30 January 2008 VinaCapital Investment Management Ltd. (VCIM) announced that it acquired 235,342 ordinary shares in VOF at a price of USD2.9598 per share.
***Andy Ho is the Managing Director of the Fund, not on the Board of Directors.

Restrictions on Trading of Securities

Investors are free to purchase and sell shares whenever they please.