Established in 2014, Viet Capital Education (“VCE”) Investment focuses on private equity investments in the education sector. We seek out and invest in private education institutions with experienced and devoted management team, clear teaching philosophy that create long-term competitive advantages and need growth capital.

We place high emphasis on businesses and institutions that service the K-12 group. The primary reason for such a focus is that it aligns with the age structure of Vietnam demographics.

In November 2021, VCE signed an exclusive cooperation agreement to build Uppingham Vietnam International Boarding School. The first Uppingham Vietnam project will be available in Ho Chi Minh City and surrounding areas soon.

Establishment 2014
Fund GP (from 2021) Viet Capital Education Consultant JSC

Representative: Mr. Pham Hop Pho, Managing Partner

Portfolio Management Viet Capital Asset Management JSC

Representative: Mr. Pham Pho Hop, CEO

Custodian Bank TBD
Auditor TBD
Fund Counsel Huy and Partners

Investment Strategy

To build a prestigious international schools that attracts students across Vietnam and beyond, that promotes academic excellence, better learning in inspiring surroundings, sports, innovations, humanity, and appreciation for the arts.

VCE will develop Uppingham Vietnam Schools which will reflect Uppingham’s ethos and value in both academic development and pastoral care, to try and discover and nurture the maximum range of talents in all students.


Investment portfolio

Canada International School (exit in 2021): CIS is the first and only school in Vietnam to offer the Ontario curriculum from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Established and developed since 2009, CIS started its educational journey in cooperation with the well-known and respected District of Niagara School Board, DSBN from 2009 until 2014, and with the Toronto District School Board from 2014 to present.



Uppingham Vietnam: The first branded boarding international school in Vietnam. Students will have the choice of studying in a day program or a boarding program. Uppingham Vietnam will teach students from 6 to 17 years old with study programs from Pre-Primary to High School (with IGCSE) and Advanced (A-level). In addition, all students will experience state-of-the-art facilities, and a comprehensive educational environment.