Anova (IFC-36286)

  • Vietnam
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Dong Nai, Long An, and Hung Yen provinces
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  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 3, 2016
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Anova Corporation
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Construction
  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 10.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 58.60 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Sep 17, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 16, 2015

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Project Description

This project finances the construction and operation of a new feed mill in Dong Nai, a bulk warehouse for its existing feed mill in Long An, and a new feed mill in Hung Yen.

Investment Description

This project is funded by IFC quasi-equity financing up to $10 million with specific use of proceeds to Anova Feed Joint-Stock Company, domiciled in Vietnam.

Mr. Bui Thanh Nhon, the founder and the Board Chairman of Anova, and his family hold 88.8% of the company. Duxton Asset Management owns 6.8% and the remaining 4.4% are held by around 90 individuals, mainly current or former employees and key stakeholders of the company. Duxton Asset Management is a Singapore-based asset manager focused on agribusiness sector around the globe.

Duxton has invested in the company in 2011. Anova Corporation is a holding investment company specializing in importing, manufacturing and distributing animal health products and raw materials for veterinary industry. Its subsidiaries include Anova Veterinary Pharmacy Joint-Stock Company and Anova Joint Venture Limited Company (animal medicine manufacturing), Than Nhon Corporation (animal medicine trading) and Anova Technology Distribution Joint-Stock Company (animal medicine distribution), Anova Feed Joint-Stock Company (feed producer), Nova Trading (feed raw material trading), Anova Biotechnology Joint-Stock Company (animal vaccine trading) and Anova Farm (livestock farming).

Contact Information

Cong Huyen Ton Nu My Lien
Chief Financial Officer
Anova Corporation
315 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia St, Ward 7
District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: (848) 3846 6888 - Ext. 215
Fax: (848) 3848 1998

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