VNL director/VCIM shareholding

6 August 2010

VinaLand Limited ("VNL" or "The Company")

Director Shareholding

VinaCapital Investment Management Ltd. (“VCIM”) announces that it has today acquired 100,000 ordinary shares of US$0.01 (“Ordinary Shares”) in VNL at a price of US$0.78 per Ordinary Share. As a result of this transaction, VCIM is interested in 1,072,583 Ordinary Shares which represents 0.21 percent of VNL's total voting rights.

As a consequence of his interests in the parent company to VCIM, Horst Geicke now has an indirect interest in VNL of 1,072,583 ordinary shares in addition to his existing direct interest in 2,750,000 ordinary shares of VNL.

As a consequence of his interest in the parent company to VCIM, Don Lam now has an indirect interest in VNL of 1,072,583 ordinary shares in addition to his existing direct interest in 2,457,250 ordinary shares of VNL.

Michael L. Gray
VinaCapital Investment Management Limited
Investor Relations/Communications
 +84 8 821 9930


Hiroshi Funaki                +44 20 7845 5960        
LCF Edmond de Rothschild Securities, Broker


Philip Secrett
Grant Thornton, Nominated Adviser
 +44 20 7383 5100


Alastair Hetherington
Financial Dynamics, Public Relations (Hong Kong)
 +852 3716 9802


Andrew Walton
Financial Dynamics, Public Relations (London)
 +44 2072697204


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About VinaLand Limited
VinaLand Limited (VNL.L) is a closed end fund trading on the London Stock Exchange (AIM). Launched in 2006, VNL is the largest listed fund for investment in Vietnam’s emerging real estate sector. The fund focuses on the key growth sectors including residential, office, retail, hospitality and leisure, and high tech/industrial properties. The manager’s objective is to provide shareholders with an attractive level of income as well as creating a potential for capital growth. More information can be found at


About VinaCapital Group
VinaCapital Group is the leading asset management and financial services group in Vietnam. The Group combines its deep market experience and networks to generate strategic investment and financing products, alongside merger and acquisition activities. VinaCapital manages total assets valued at USD1.8 billion at May 2010. VinaCapital also has a dominant stake in VinaSecurities JSC, a brokerage firm. VinaCapital currently employs over 200 investment personnel in its offices in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Danang, Nha Trang and Hong Kong. More information on the Group can be found at