Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam
5th Floor, Anh Dang Building, 215 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia street,, Ho Chi Minh City, District 3
Dezan Shira & Associates is a pan-Asia, specialist practice that provides multi-disciplinary foreign direct investment advisory and operational services to international businesses seeking to enter and expand their businesses in Asia. Our services in Vietnam and elsewhere in Asia, include pre-investment and entry strategy advisory, comparisons of investment destinations, due diligence, corporate establishment, tax planning, accounting & reporting, treasury administration, financial review, internal audit & compliance, human resource administration & payroll, and ERP & financial system review.
Founded in Hong Kong in 1992, Dezan Shira & Associates today, has more than 300 professionals based in its 18 subsidiary offices in China, India, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore and Indonesia, and its liaison offices in Italy, Germany and the United States. The firm also has established alliance partnerships, with offices in Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand. We are your partner for growth in Asia.
Our mission is to guide foreign companies through Asia’s complex regulatory environment and assist them with all aspects of establishing, maintaining and growing their operations in the region. In essence, we walk clients through the entire process of Asian market familiarization, business planning, and corporate establishment, and provide post-establishment administration, financial, HR, payroll, and IT services.
Dezan Shira & Associates’ numerous offices and specialist teams are uniquely and fully-integrated. We work both locally and regionally, to advise and assist with planning for clients operating in one or many local jurisdictions. Our experts deliver a blended service to clients, built on a methodology of confidential internal collaboration to enhance our extensive best practices and knowledgebase. This practice model provides clients with a concisely detailed and accurate view of current developments at the local and regional levels and across tax and regulatory matters.
Our Clients: Our clients are typically mid cap companies, including subsidiaries of listed corporations, smaller family firms as well as large MNC's. As such, we cater to both Fortune 500 players and Global 5000 clients, and increasingly serve rapidly growing entrepreneurial firms as well. We presently serve international clients from 70 countries, where 40% of our clients originate in North America, and 35% from throughout Europe. These clients operate in a range of sectors, including engineering, architectural services, construction, automotive, infrastructure, CTI and telecommunications, Consumer Goods and Services, e-commerce, import-export, light manufacturing, and business services. Our diversified clientele allows us to strengthen the knowledge base that we continue to use in assisting our clients do business across Asia.
Our Resource & Credentials: Dezan Shira & Associates is committed to improving the understanding and transparency of investing across Asia. The firm publishes significant and well received business intelligence about each of the markets and disciplines in which it operates in through its publishing subsidiary Asia Briefing Ltd.., which includes technical publications and highly rated websites concerning business investment in Asia, ASEAN, China, India and Vietnam. The firm also sustains an exhaustive business library on its own website.Show more +
As Manager of the firm’s Ho Chi Minh City International Business Advisory team Trent is responsible for guiding international clients through their market entry process into Vietnam and the wider ASEAN region, from pre-entry assessment to corporate structuring, and ongoing support in conjunction with his tax, accounting and payroll colleagues.
Trent has a wealth of experience working in Asia, having been based in Vietnam for over 5 years. Prior to joining Dezan Shira & Associates, Trent worked for the Australian Trade and Investment Commission assisting Australian businesses to develop business in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. His work included coordinating and implementing high-level Australia-Vietnam trade missions and pre-investment planning trips for private corporations, in addition to market research and consulting on market entry strategies and business matching in market.
With over five years of experience working in Vietnam, Trent's expertise lies in guiding international clients across industries through their market entry process into Vietnam and the wider ASEAN region, from pre-entry assessment to corporate structuring, along with ongoing support in conjunction with his tax, accounting and pay-roll colleagues
Trent is a native of Adelaide in Australia, where he studied Commerce and Management at the University of AdelaideShow more +