Interview with Wong Kok Hoi, Founder, Chairman and CIO of APS Asset Management Pte Ltd
Founded in 1995, APS provides fund management services specialising in Asia Pacific equity investments. APS is a fully independent firm owned 100% by its employees. Mr Wong Kok Hoi, founder, Chairman and CIO of APS, has more than 29 years of investment experience. APS has three teams of 24 investment professionals based in Singapore, China and Japan, managing three key products, ie, Asia ex-Japan, Greater China and Japan equities. As a bottom-up fundamental manager, APS prides itself on contrarian and creative thinking and original research, and seeks to enhance its clients' portfolios by superior stock-picking. APS's clients are mainly institutions that include pension funds, foundations and family offices based in North America, Europe, Australia/New Zealand and Asia.
Earlier this year, APS won a number of awards. Asia Asset Management named the APS China A-Share Fund "Best of the Best Awards China A-Share 3 Years". APS also received accolades from Hedge Funds World for the APS Asia Pacific-Hedge Fund "Best Performing New Fund". Recently, the APS Asia-Pacific Hedge Fund was the winner of "Fund of the Year" Award in the Asia including Japan category by AsiaHedge Awards 2010. Last year, APS Far East Ex-Japan product was ranked "Best Fund for Past One and Two Years" based on Mercer Investment Consulting Survey for Far East Ex-Japan Equity Funds Ending December 2009.