Le Thanh Cong
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

Le Thanh Cong serves as an Associate at Indochine Counsel, and a member of a team specializing in Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Project Finance, and Capital Markets.

Cong has been involved in a variety of complex local and cross-border M&A transactions. He also has extensive experience in handling advisory & transactional work in various industries such as fintech, technology, education, renewable energy, and e-commerce.

Key clients he has assisted and advised include: EQuest Education Group, Dong Phuong Group (The Adora), TikTok Pte. Ltd., Grab Vietnam, 2C2P Pte. Ltd., Validus Capital, Fingular Pte. Ltd., Traveloka Pte. Ltd., Cashwagon Pte. Ltd., Stripe, Inc., Hongshi Group, Sembcorp Energy, SUN Energy, and Athena Energy.


Cong’s notable transactions and work highlights include:

  • Advised and acted for EQuest Education Group in relation to the investment made by KKR through KKR Global Impact Fund;
  • Advised and acted for EQuest Education Group in relation to the acquisition of controlling stake in Khoi Nguyen Education Group;
  • Advised and acted for a reputable education group on its debt financing for its strategic acquisition;
  • Advised and acted for one of the largest players in Vietnam's hospitality industry with the transfer of a 100% stake;
  • Advised and acted for a reputable Singapore-based payment firm to run multiple M&A deals simultaneously in fintech/tech space;
  • Advised and acted for several leading solar developers in Singapore, Indonesia, and greater Asia, for the acquisition of various rooftop solar power projects nationwide;
  • Advised and assisted a Chinese Industrial Group in a strategic acquisition of stakes in a local company engaged in manufacturing of clinker, cement, lime, gypsum, and mining activities; and
  • Acted as a legal counsel for a study project on early-stage financing for innovative start-ups and SMEs in Vietnam: “Vietnam Venture Capital and Angel Financing Ecosystem”, as engaged the World Bank Group. This is part of the World Bank’s project in Vietnam: Promoting Innovation in Vietnam – “Vietnam Venture Capital Ecosystem Diagnostic to support Innovative Start-ups and SMEs".

Lĩnh vực Hoạt động

  • LLB (Commercial & International Law), Ho Chi Minh City Law University, 2018


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