Mekong Capital has won the contribution to HR community award of the Asia Human Resources Development Awards 2018
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (11 October 2018) – Mekong Capital announced that it was awarded the Contribution to HR Community Award of the Asia Human Resources Development (HRD) Awards 2018. This award is a celebration and recognition of Mekong Capital’s extraordinary influence and contribution to the advancement in the field of human development.
Winning the Contribution to HR Community Award, Mekong Capital has become the 2nd recipient based in Vietnam to receive this Asia-wide award.
On behalf of Mekong Capital to accept the Award at the Asia HRD Awards ceremony held in Ho Chi Minh City on 11 Oct 2018, Nguyen Thi Minh Giang, Director of Talent and Culture at Mekong Capital, shared: “This award is a meaningful acknowledgment for what we are doing for the community, especially for our investee companies. We always put investment in human development as our high priority, because we understand that the most important factor to success is building a strong team that takes action to deliver the expected results.”
Over the years, Mekong Capital has been adding value to its investee companies by introducing a wide range of HR best practices. Mekong Capital partners with its investee companies to recruit and train strong teams, and create a clear set of core values and corporate culture. These enable the companies to reliably deliver the expected results, achieve their annual milestones and their long-term vision.
Launched as an independent initiative in 2003, the Asia HRD Award has become a prestigious annual event. Recipients of the Awards are honored for bringing significant changes to human development through their initiatives in five categories, including Lifetime Achievement, Contribution to Society, Contribution to Organization, Contribution to HR Community, and Movers and Shakers.
About Mekong Capital
Mekong Capital is a Vietnam-focused private equity firm, specializing in consumer-driven businesses and looking to invest in fast-growing companies, with ambitious expansion plans, and a commitment to building management teams that will successfully execute on those expansion plans. Mekong Capital’s funds have completed 33 private equity investments in Vietnam, of which 26 have been fully exited. Its latest investment vehicle, the Mekong Enterprise Fund III (MEF III), has to date announced investments in 7 companies, including lending firm F88, logistics companies Nhat Tin and ABA, restaurant operator Red Wok, Ben Thanh Jewelry, Yola Education, and mattress retailer Vua Nem. All investee firms in MEF III are implementing the Vision Driven Investing framework.