Chern-Yeh Kwok joined Aberdeen Asset Management in 2005, as a junior member of the Asian regional equity team in Singapore and became head of Japanese equities in November 2010. His responsibilities include research of Japanese stocks and the day to day running of dedicated Japanese equity portfolios. A Singapore national, Chern completed his tertiary education overseas, gaining a BA in Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA. He then worked for three years as a reporter on the St Louis Post-Dispatch, a leading mid-West paper, financial and business stories. Subsequently he took an MSc in Finance at the London Business School. He returned to Singapore in 2004, initially working at MSCI Barra, the fund data group, as an equity research analyst, before starting his career at Aberdeen.
The Fund's investment objective is long-term total return by investing at least two-thirds of the Fund's assets in equity and equity-related securities of Smaller Companies with their registered office and/or, of Smaller Companies which have the preponderance of their business activities and/or, of holding companies that have the preponderance of their assets in Smaller Companies with their registered office in Japan.
- Hong Kong
- United Kingdom