About Us

KB Securities Vietnam Joint Stock Company (KBSV), a member of KB Securities and KB Financial Group (Korea), is a high quality investment banking securities company in Vietnam, which provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base, including corporations, institutional and individual investors. 

Founded in 2008, KBSV operates out of a headquater in Hanoi and three branches in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. KBSV has over 200 employees, including 120 experienced brokers and 20 professional investment bankers.  

KBSV is proud to be a member of KB Securities and KB Financial Group (Korea) since October 09th, 2017.

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Our vision
Our vision

We aspire to be one of the top-tier investment banking and securities firms in Vietnam, driven by commitment to our core philosophies and values.

Our mission
Our mission

We aim to create an excellent trading platform for individual/institutional investors and to bring sensible business solutions to corporate clients.

 

Core Value

The core values of KBSV include:

1. Client first: listening to our clients and putting their needs first.

2. Creativity: encourage creativity and always pay attention to new ideas to constantly bring clients smart and valuable products.

3. Diligence: pursue to complete the assigned work, cautious attention to the smallest details.

4. Professionalism: set the professional standards following the industry best practices and compliance with standards in all actions.

5. Integrity: honest and sincere in what we do.

6. Teamwork: respect for the individuals and their contribution to the overall team success.

The operating principles of KBSV include:

1. We are here to "serve": We are committed to build a “service culture” aimed at the greatest satisfaction of the needs of our clients. The service culture applies to both internal services as well as external services. “Serving” is our mission and pride. We put our clients’ best interests at the forefront and will minimise operations, which may cause a conflict of interest to clients.

2. Our greatest assets are our people, capital, technology and reputation: If one of such four factors is ever diminished, the last is the most difficult to restore. We are committed to comply with the laws, regulations and ethical principles that govern us. Our success depends on the consistent compliance with these standards.

3. Our goal is to provide superior returns to our shareholders: Profitability is critical to achieve the goals of superior returns, capital accumulation, attracting and retaining our talented people.

4. We take pride in the professional quality of our work: We have the determination to achieve excellence in everything we do. We strive toward the industry best practices and professional standards.

5. We promote creativity and imagination in everything we do: In an industry with rapid changes, we do not stop trying to find a better, smarter way to solve problems of clients.

6. We make an unusual effort to find and recruit the best people for each specific task: We select talented people on a one-by-one basis. In the service sector, unless there are good people, we cannot be a good company.

7. We provide an opportunity for talented people to show capabilities and get promotion as quickly as possible: Each individual is a rough gem that needs to be honed to shine. We will create the best environment for individuals to shine, which in turn, delivers value for themselves, clients, shareholders and the community. The room for one’s development is unlimited.

8. We stress teamwork in everything we do: While creativity of each individual is encouraged, we also find out the collective strength produces the best results. We do not have places for those who put their personal interests before the interests of the Company and our clients.

9. We encourage the diligence and exertion of the individuals assigned to work: Only because of the dedication and effort, can we make the difference in quality of service. This is an essential quality contributed to our success.

10. We constantly strive to anticipate changes in the needs of our clients and to develop new services to meet those needs: We know that the world of finance will not stand still and complacency can lead to failure.

11. We are actively seeking to expand relationships with clients and partners: We encourage fair competition environment and never bad-mouth about other firms.

12. We uphold the confidentiality of information from clients and partners: In the course of business, we receive various confidential information from clients and partners. We will not reveal or use confidential information improperly or negligently.

13. Integrity and honesty are at the heart of our business: We expect individuals to maintain high ethical standards in all actions, both at work and in their personal lives.

Code of professional ethics 

For more information about code of professional ethics, please download here.


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Milestone

Q4/2019: KBSV is officially on Top 10 Brokerage market share on Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE)

08/2019: KBSV officially become a member of Derivatives securities trading at Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX)

19/03/2019: Move Ha Noi Branch to new location: Level 1, Office Building, 5 Dien Bien Phu Street, Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi

21/02/2019: Increased chartered capital to 1,675 billion VND - Top 10 Securities company with the largest chartered capital in Vietnam

08/01/2019: Launched Sai Gon Branch at Level 1, Saigon Trade Center, 37 Ton Duc Thang, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City


2019

14/12/2018: Increased chartered capital to 1,107 billion VND

28/01/2018: Top 10 Best securities in Vietnam

17/01/2018: MSI officially has changed name to KB Securities Vietnam Joint Stock Company (KBSV)

 
2018

09/10/2017: MSI is proudly a member of KB Securities and KB Financial Group (South Korea)

 
2017

05/2016: Became a public company in May 2016

Maintained a Top 10 broker raking in listed securities at Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) 2016

Awarded a winner by Vietnam M&A Forum for Outstanding M&A advisor 2015-2016

2016

08/2015: Renamed the Company as Maritime Securities Incorporation (“MSI”)

Became a Top 10 broker in listed stock at Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) and UPCOM

Top 10 broker in listed bond at Ho Chi Minh Securities Exchange (HOSE)

Awarded a winner by Vietnam M&A Forum for Outstanding M&A advisor 2014-2015

Awarded by HOSE as the securities company with strongest growth in client trading accounts

 
2015

Opened third branch in Hanoi CBD at Level 9, 115 Tran Hung Dao St, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.

Established another investment banking division in Ho Chi Minh City and closed a number of landmark investment banking deals in debt issuance and equitisation of State Own Enterprises (SOEs) and IPOs. Grown the number of headcount to 150 employees as of December 2014. MSI successfully raised over VND 12,000 billion (US$ 600 million) value corporate bonds for its corporate clients in 2014 alone. Number of retail client accounts reached 32.000 and market share in listed securities trading value surpassed 2,5%, ranking 15th on both HOSE and HNX.

Awarded by HOSE as the securities company with strongest growth in client trading account .

 
2014

Successfully deployed a cross-sales program with Maritime Bank, according to which, the Bank's customers can open securities accounts with MSI at any of the Bank's trading outlets in the country.

Successfully deployed a new Core Trading System by a reputable software developer, which allowed launching of the best-in-class online and off-line trading systems as well as improving the product menu and service quality.

Opened a new branch office in Ho Chi Minh City at Level 2, Maritime Bank Tower, 182-190 Nguyen Cong Tru St, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City in July 2013.

 
2013

Upgraded and launched Head Office Branch (HO Branch) with large space and modern facilities for investors at G floor, Sky City Tower, 88 Lang Ha St, Dong Da, Hanoi.

2012

03/2011: Renamed the Company as Maritime Bank Securities ("MSBS") under approval of the State Securities Commission .
Moved headquarter from Vung Tau City to Hanoi. MSBS has been then headquartered at 88 Lang Ha Street, Dong Da district, Hanoi as it is today.


2011

Increased chartered capital to VND300 billion (US$15 million).

Granted license for additional services: Proprietary Trading, Investment Banking Advisory and Securities Underwriting.


2010
06/2008: Established Standard Securities Joint Stock Company (SSJ) with chartered capital of 35 billion VND
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Management Team

Mr. Park Chun Soo
Chairman

Mr. Park Chun Soo is currently Managing Director of KB Securities, Korea. Mr. Park graduated in International Economics from Seoul National University, Korea in 1995. Mr. Park has joined KB Financial Group for many years and has extensive experience in various positions in the Group as well as its subsidiaries such as KB Bank, KB Investment & Securities.

Mr. Park Chun Soo has assumed the BOD Chairman position of KB Securities Vietnam Joint Stock Company since 24/03/2018.

 

Mr. Chun Byoung Jo

Member of BOD

Mr. Nguyen Duc Hoan

Member of BOD

Mr. Oh Cheolwu

Member of BOD

Mr. Shin Jhin Taek

Member of BOD
Mr. Chun Byoung Jo is the Chairman cum CEO of KB Securities Company (Korea) from 2017 to the end of 2018. Before that, from 1986 to 2008, Mr. Chun held high-level positions in the Ministry of Finance & Economy and key Korean government offices with the highest position of the General Director. Mr. Chun was the Executive Director in charge of Investment Banking at NH Investment and Securities Company, Daewoo Securities. In 2013, Mr. Chun held as Vice President and CEO of KB Investment abd Securities Company (Korea). Mr. Chun is a PhD in Business Administration at the University of Iowa.
In January 2019, Mr. Chun became a member of the Board of Directors of KB Securities Vietnam Joint Stock Company.

Mr. Nguyen Duc Hoan is an experienced financial professional with 20 years in the financial market. He has eight years working with Barclays Bank in london (UK) and four years as the head of fixed income trading at Maritime Bank, one of the Top 5 private commercial banks in Vietnam.

He is currently CEO of Tin Phat Fund Management Company (TPF), managing accounts for a number of institutional clients including Maritime Bank and other financial institutions. TPF is a major shareholder and has been working with KBSV in a number of landmark investment banking deals.

Since 24th March 2018, he has taken a new role as a member of BOD of KBSV.

 

Mr. Oh Cheolwu is currently Deputy CEO of KB Securities Vietnam. Mr. Oh graduated in Economics from Seoul National University, Korea in 1999. Prior to joining KB Financial Group, Mr. Oh held the leadership position at Deawoo Securities Korea for 16 years.

Mr. Oh Cheolwu officially became a member of the BOD of KBSV since 24/03/2018.

 
Mr. Shin Jhin Taek is currently CFO of KB Securities Vietnam (KBSV). Graduating in Accounting at Kyunghee University, Mr. Shin had 16 year-experience as a senior leader at KB Financial Group.
Mr. Shin Jhin Taek officially became a member of the Board of Directors of KB Securities Vietnam from April 16, 2020.

Mr. Nguyen Duc Hoan
CEO

Mr. Nguyen Duc Hoan is an experienced financial professional with 20 years in the financial market. He had eight years working with Barclays Bank in London (UK) and four years as the head of fixed income trading at Maritime Bank, one of the Top 5 private commercial banks in Vietnam.

He is currently CEO of Tin Phat Fund Management Company (TPF), managing accounts for a number of institutional clients including Maritime Bank and other financial institutions. TPF is a major shareholder and has been working with KBSV in a number of landmark investment banking deals.

Mr. Hoan joined KBSV as Deputy CEO, in charge of Investment Banking since February 2016. 

Since July 2018, he has taken a new role as CEO of KBSV.

 

Mr. Oh Cheolwu is currently Deputy CEO of KB Securities Vietnam. Mr. Oh graduated in Economics from Seoul National University, Korea in 1999. Prior to joining KB Financial Group, Mr. Oh held the leadership position at Deawoo Securities Korea for 16 years.

 
Mr. Shin Jhin Taek is currently CFO of KB Securities Vietnam (KBSV). Graduating in Accounting at Kyunghee University, Mr. Shin had 16 year-experience as a senior leader at KB Financial Group.
Mr. Shin Jhin Taek officially became a member of the Board of Directors of KB Securities Vietnam from April 16, 2020.

Mr. Nguyen Pham Quynh

Head of Retail Business Division

Mr. Vu Tuan Viet

Head of Ha Noi Branch

Mr. Phan Hoang Son

Head of
Southern Region Division

Mr. Dinh Thi Phuong Thao

Head of HO Branch

Mr. Nguyen Xuan Binh

Head of Research

Mr. Tran Duc Anh

Head of Macro and Market Strategy

Mr. Duong Duc Hieu

Head of Equity Research

Mr. Nguyen Pham Quynh has over 12 years of experience in securities services business and is one of the main architect to build the securities services franchise at KBSV. Graduated from the Foreign Economic Relations Faculty at Hanoi Foreign Trade University and received his Diploma from ESTIH University in Information Technology Management major, he has also attended several courses on management and leadership skills in Sweden and Italy. Prior to joining KBSV in October 2011, he had 6 years working in several leading securities companies as: APEC Securities, FPT Securities and Sacombank Securities (SBS).

Mr. Vu Tuan Viet is a financial expert who has over 10 years of experience in Securities Services. He graduated from Faculty of Banking and Finance, Phuong Dong University, Hanoi. Prior to joining KBSV, he was in charge of brokerage division and Brokerage Manager at several securities firms such as VSM Securities Incorporation, Wall Street Securities Incorporation (WSS), and National Securities Joint Stock Company (NSI). Since December 2015, he has taken a new role as Hanoi Branch Business Director of KBSV.

Mr. Phan Hoang Son is a financial expert who has over 9 years of experience in Securities Services. He joined KBSV as Investment Director since 2012. Prior to joining KBSV, he had three years working as Investment Manager at Sai Gon Ha Noi Securities (SHS) and Hai Phong Securities (HPC). He has assumed a new role of HCMC Branch Director of MSI since March 2017. Mr. Son gained a honoured degree from National Economics University, majoring in Investment Economic 2005 and holds an analysis practicing certificate of Vietnam SSC.

 
Ms. Dinh Thi Phuong Thao joined KBSV as Head of Head Office Branch. Before joining KBSV, Ms. Thao had 11 year-experience as Broker Manage at VCSC.
Ms. Thao is Bachelor of Business Administration at National Economics University and got the Financial Analysis certificate by the SSC.

Mr. Nguyen Xuan Binh received a master degree with major in finance from Deakin university in Australia. Before joining KBSV, Mr. Binh had 10 year working experience at BaoViet Securities JSC and held the position of Deputy Director of Research, Chief economist and market strategist. He was also the Head of the macroeconomic and market research coordinating project of BaoViet Holding.


Mr. Tran Duc Anh joined KBVS as Head of Macro & Market Research in August 2018. He has had 5 years working experience in stock market as Strategist of BVSC. Prior to that, he had 1 year experience working in AIC as financial specialist.

Mr. Duc Anh graduated with engineer’s degree in Automation from Hanoi University of Science and Technology, earned master’s degree in finance and investment from Exeter University, UK.

 

Mr. Duong Duc Hieu officially joined KBSV as Head of Equity Research. Mr. Hieu is Bachelor of Corporate Finance at National Economics University and completed CFA Certificate at CFA Insitute, USA. Before joining KBSV, Mr. Hieu had 2 years experience as Senior Analyst at MB JSC, 4 years experience as Analyst at Bao Viet JSC, 2 years experience as Audit Assistant at PwC Viet Nam.




Ms. Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong officially joined KBSV as Head of S&T.
With 15 year-experience at securities companies, Ms. Phuong had worked as 
Director of Business Division at Bao Viet Securites, Head of ICC at MBS, Director of Business Division at HSC, Accountant Manager at VNDirect and  Brokage Manager at Thang Long Securities.

Culture

KBSV is proud of its open, friendly and professional working environment, where activeness and creativity are highly encouraged. At KBSV, you will not feel the gap between the top management and staff. There are no room for imposition and arbitrary existence because every individual can speak his/her thoughts, which are seriously heard, respected and understood by others. All employees are encouraged and supported to develop their potential. Every effort is recognized and paid off. Your success is the success of KBSV.

 We also respect and maintain a work - life balance. Regular off-work activities are organized to promote bonding between members of KBSV.

Awards

  • “Securities Company with strongest growth in client trading accounts in 2014 & 2015” by HSX
  • “Outstanding M&A Advisor 2014 - 2016” by Vietnam M&A 2015 Forum
  • Top 10 broker in listed bonds at Ho Chi Minh Exchange (HSX) 2015
  • Top 10 broker in listed stocks at Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) and UPCOM 2015 - 2016
  • Top 100 largest M&A deals of the decade 2009 - 2018
  • Top 10 largest chartered capital securities companies in Vietnam - December 2018
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Locations

Head Office
Address: Level G, 2 & 7, Sky City Tower, 88 Lang Ha, Dong Da, Hanoi. 
Tel: (+84) 24 7303 5333 - Fax: (+84) 24 3776 5928

Ha Noi Branch
Address: Level 1, Office Building, 5 Dien Bien Phu, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
Tel: (+84) 24 7305 3335 - Fax: (+84) 24 3822 3131
Ho Chi Minh Branch
Address: Level 2, TNR Tower Nguyen Cong Tru, 180-192 Nguyen Cong Tru, District 1, Ho Chi Minh 
Tel: (+84) 28 7303 5333 - Fax: (+84) 28 3914 1969

Sai Gon Branch
Address: Level 1, Saigon Trade Center, 37 Ton Duc Thang, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (+84) 28 7306 3338 - Fax: (+84) 28 3910 1611