Asia Business Builders
ABB

Our team

ABB’s core team has worked together as a team since 2010. The team has deep experience in the Vietnamese markets, with strong knowledge of the complexities of investing in Vietnam, connections to CEOs and owners of local businesses. Our on the ground team in Vietnam is supported by a network of local operating partners as well as our trusted advisors & partners in major international financial centers.

The mastermind

Peter Sorensen

  • 18 years of experience in M&A/PE (10-years in Vietnam)
  • Business Development Director, Saigon Securities (SSI), Hanoi
  • Partner, Private Equity, Novator Partners, London
  • Vice President, Deutsche Bank, London
  • Associate, Fox-Pitt, Kelton (now Macquarie Capital), London
  • Fund Accountant CIPEF I & II, Capital International S.A, Geneva
  • Founder, Development Ratings CIC
  • MA, University of Copenhagen / MA Graduate Institute Geneva
The protector

Carsten L Matzen

  • 15+ years of experience in PE & business strategy
  • Director of BD & Strategy, A.P Møller-Maersk Group, Asia
  • BOD member Cai Mep International Terminal Co. Ltd. (Vietnam)
  • IM/Principal, Maj Invest Private Equity I-III, Cph
  • BOD member at R82 A/S (healthcare), BPI A/S (foam solutions), SFK Leblanc Inc. (meat technology), AAI A/S
  • Senior Analyst, Merrill Lynch, London
  • Manager, EY Transaction Advisory
  • MSc. Econ. Copenhagen Business School
The prodigy

Phi Cong Dzung, CFA

  • 10 years of experience in financial advisory
  • Member of Inspection Committee Citimart/AEON
  • Associate Director, SSI Investment Banking, Hanoi
  • CFA charter holder
  • MA in Finance, University of Monash, Australia
  • BA in Finance, Academy of Finance, Hanoi
The negotiator

Do Lan Anh

  • 10 years of experience in finance
  • Senior Analyst, SSI Investment Banking, Hanoi
  • Completed CFA Level 1
  • MA in Finance, Accounting and Management, Bradford School of Management, UK
  • BA, National Economics University, Financial Banking Department, Hanoi
The emissary

Pham Quang Thang

  • 10 years of experience in finance with extensive network among domestic Vietnamese companies
  • Director, SSI Investment Banking, Hanoi
  • Analyst, BIDV Securities
  • Credit officer, Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV)
  • BA in Finance and Banking, National Economics University, Hanoi
The executor

Nguyen Thi Ngoc Diep, CFA

  • 8 years of experience in finance and fintech as project manager at Vietnam’s first P2P lending platform
  • Investment Officer, Vietinbank, Hanoi
  • Analyst, Ernst & Young, Hanoi
  • Analyst HSCB
  • Analyst, Ministry of Finance, Hanoi
  • CFA charter holder
  • Master of Finance and Investments, University of Bristol
Core team experience
50+ Combined years of experience
70+ M&A and investment transactions
20+ Assignments for local enterprises
Hours of time spent working to find the best deals and solutions