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Bill Sung

Bill Sung

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About Bill Sung

Bill Sung’s career in asset management took off when he joined Morgan Grenfell in his native Hong Kong as a fund manager in 1987. Sung took on the role of associate director when he transferred to Grenfell’s Singapore office in 1990, where he ran the highly successful Batavia and China funds. In 1995 he was appointed director of MGIM and returned home to set up Grenfell’s first independent office in Hong Kong. He has been the chief investment officer of Absolute Asia Asset Management Limited (“AAAM”) (formerly known as IXIS Asset Management Asia Ltd), since joining the firm in 1999. As CIO he established the group’s investment process and put together the investment team in Singapore. On top of his fund management responsibilities, which include running the Absolute Asia AM Pacific Rim Equities R Cap (USD) fund, Sung oversees all investment strategies for Asia ex-Japan equities and advises the group’s Paris headquarters on global asset allocation. Prior to entering the world of asset management Sung studied Philosophy and Economics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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Citywire Rating: Not Eligible

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2006

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2007

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2008

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2009

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2010

  • JRated A in Jan 2010
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2011

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2013

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Related News

Absolute Asia CIO Bill Sung steps down

Market veteran set to fully leave Singapore-based company by the end of the year with his successor already named.

Chinese bank bear buys financials on ‘exaggerated’ fears

Bill Sung is buying banks on their sell-off following recent fake trade figures and concerns about the sector's liquidity.

China's shadow banking fallout is necessary headwind says Absolute Asia CIO

Growth in underground lending is a sign state-controlled lending channels have failed, says Bill Sung.

China: it’s different this time

Talking to Citywire in Singapore, Bill Sung says China's new leader is in a position to break new ground but we should not dream of western-style political reform.

China won't repeat its multi-billion stimulus, says top Asia manager

Despite concerns over its slowing economy, China won't launch another 'extraordinary stimulus package' like in 2008, says Absolute Asia’s Bill Sung.

Chinese rate cut: managers analyse the sudden move

From Hong Kong to Switzerland via Singapore, leading Asian equity managers from around the globe spoke to Citywire Global to try and make sense of the second Chinese rate cut in a month.

HK arrests reflect unhealthy property scene, says top fund manager

Hong Kong property developers are seen as receiving too much leeway from the state, says Bill Sung of Absolute Asia as Sun Hung Kai Properties executives are arrested.

If Euro banks go down Chinese companies go too says top Asia manager

A slowing of exports is not what concerns China. The potential withdrawal of European business loans is the real issue says Absolute Asia's Bill Sung.

Top Asia manager: bubble is emerging so enjoy the ride

Bill Sung, CIO of Absolute Asia Asset Management, is seeing 'peak conditions' for an Asia bubble to emerge, but is looking forward to participating in its formation and says investors should 'enjoy it while they can'.

Chinese welfare programme to boost stocks, says top Asia manager

Bill Sung is eyeing consumer stocks as he thinks the Chinese government’s plans to improve its meagre welfare system will result in an increase in households’ disposable income, with healthcare, wages and infrastructure poised benefit.

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