Mekong Capital

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Chris Freund


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Total investments 43
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 39
Rounds per year 2.05
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Information Technology
  • Service Industry
  • Education

Mekong Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2001. The venture was found in Asia in Vietnam. The main department of described VC is located in the Hanoi.

The fund was created by Chris Freund. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Kaizen Private Equity. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by TPG, Kaizen Private Equity, Granite Oak Advisors.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The top activity for fund was in 2008. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Mekong Capital works on 23 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The real fund results show that this VC is 8 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight The Gioi Di Dong, Asia Chemical Corporation, Loc Troi Group. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Vietnam. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are E-Commerce, Paper Manufacturing.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Gene Solutions

Health Care
$15M05 Oct 2021 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Information Technology
Real Estate
$10M18 Aug 2021 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

LiveSpo Global

$8M12 Jul 2021 Hanoi, Vietnam

HSV Group

05 Jul 2021 Vietnam, Saint James, Jamaica

Mutosi Group

Consumer Electronics
$10M09 Jun 2021 Hanoi, Vietnam


Food Processing
31 Mar 2021 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Financial Services
Trading Platform
$6M09 Jun 2020 Hanoi, Vietnam


Health Care
$31M03 Feb 2020 Chicago, Illinois, United States


$10M29 Jul 2019 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


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