General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> May 16, 2011

Investing In Singapore Equities – Chon Kiat Teo – Dbs Asset Management Ltd.

Chon Kiat Teo joined DBS Asset Management Ltd. in 1998 as an Investment Analyst covering the technology and telecommunication sectors. Subsequently in 2003, he assumed the role of Equity Portfolio Manager managing absolute return and benchmarked portfolios. Mr. Teo has managed the Shenton Asia Pacific Fund since 2003, the Shenton Thrift Fund since 2005 and the Shenton Global Advantage Fund. Shenton Thrift Fund, a Singapore equity fund, won the best five-year performance award by Lipper in 2008. Shenton Global Advantage Fund also won the best three-year and five-year performance award by Lipper in 2008. Mr. Teo is also responsible for covering Hong Kong and China. He has 13 years of investment management experience, having started his career with Koeneman Capital Management as a Quantitative Analyst managing the company's proprietary quantitative stock ranking model. Mr. Teo graduated with a double bachelor's degree, a bachelor of business administration and mathematics degree, as well as a B.S. degree specializing in computer science, from Brandon University, Canada. He also holds an M.S. in applied finance from the National University of Singapore. Profile
TWST: Would you introduce us to the Singapore Fund and tell us a little bit about the investment philosophy?

Mr. Teo: The Singapore Fund offers exposure to the Singapore equity market and seeks