Thai beer tycoon to vie for Vietnam's Sabeco

TCC, the private investment vehicle of Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, has expressed keen interest in the Vietnam brewery, according to the firm's chief dealmaker.

Thai Charoen Corporation TCC group, the private vehicle of Thai tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi has its eye on Vietnam's largest brewer and other beverage assets in the region, Chotiphat Bijananda, the group's adviser told FinanceAsia in an interview.

Bijananda who is married to Charoen's daughter, was previously the head of investment banking for Deutsche Bank in Thailand. The 51-year old acts as TCC’s in-house investment banker, advising on acquisitions. He joined the group in 2007.

TCC, which was founded by Charoen and his wife Khunying Wanna Sirivadhanabhakdi in 1960, controls a sprawling empire including Thai Beverage which brews Chang Beer, Fraser...

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