By Alvin Chow
Pheim is a well known name in Asia. It is a boutique fund management company headed by Dr Tan Chong Koay. Due to the stellar performance, the company was ranked number 1 by The Morningstar as at Dec 2010, for all 1- to 15-year periods, under the category of ASEAN Equity Funds. In 2015, Pheim Asean Fund had taken the top position for all the 1- to 20-year periods among all Equity Asean funds.
The company manages billions of dollars, including monies from sovereign wealth funds.
He first set up shop in Malaysia in 1994, and another office in Singapore subsequently. He was candid to mention about the prohibition order he was issued from the Monetary Authority of Singapore, which barred him from conducting fund management services in Singapore for 2011 to 2014. He explained his position regarding the window dressing incident, which he has attributed to the illiquid nature of United Envirotech Ltd. The incident is over and he has gladly moved on.
A value investor at heart, he has an eye for undervalued companies in ASEAN, especially the smaller companies.
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