Asia Business Builders

Our team

ABB’s core team has worked together as a team since 2010 and we take great pride in being a strong and sustainable gender balanced team! 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 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 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 mastermind

Peter Sorensen

  • 20+ 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 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
The rock

Quang Pham


  • 15+ years of experience in investments in Vietnam and South East Asia
  • Director, Crescent Group Capital Management, HCMC
  • Co-founder and Senior Investment Officer, Vietnam Investments Group
  • Board Member at VN Direct, Beta Media, Viet Wash, Fresh Corner etc.
  • CEO, Gami Group, HCMC
  • Trading Analyst, Indochina Capital, HCMC
  • BA, Ho Chi Minh City Banking University
Core team experience
75+ Combined years of experience
80+ M&A and investment transactions
6 SME investments
Hours of time spent working to find the best deals and solutions