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Things I’ve learned from my encounter with a German Real Estate Manager

Things I’ve learned from my encounter with a German Real Estate Manager

I believe that real estate (especially residential) is very close to most Singaporeans’ hearts. After all, we need a house to live in. And for the well-to-do ones, they are likely to buy residential properties for investments. However, I find that not much is being […]

Why getting your hands on a Rolex sports watch is as good as striking a lottery

Why getting your hands on a Rolex sports watch is as good as striking a lottery

Today, 1 September 2020, Rolex introduced a series of new watches which was highly anticipated all around the world. Watch magazines like Hodinkee, Revolution, Worn & Wound, were the first to cover this series and I’m sure this brought a lot of joy to watch […]

Goals to hit before reaching 30

Goals to hit before reaching 30

2020 has been a rather eventful year for me. I remember in January, I was looking forward to the rest of the year with travel places in mind. Never did I know that the world will be hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. That said, it […]

Fine wine as alternative investments has outperformed global equities in volatile times

Fine wine as alternative investments has outperformed global equities in volatile times

Did you know that there is actually an index for fine wine? It is called the Liv-ex Fine Wine index, which tracks the daily price movement of the most heavily traded commodities in the fine wine market. It is the industry leading benchmark, which represents […]

Why every student should go for an exchange program

Why every student should go for an exchange program

As I believe that travelling will be disrupted for at least 6 more months due to COVID-19, I took a look back on my exchange program that happened 6 years ago. It was definitely one of my fondest memory in university and I urge every […]

What is The Watch Fund? Sneak peak into an extraordinary albeit bizarre investment scheme

What is The Watch Fund? Sneak peak into an extraordinary albeit bizarre investment scheme

Having been in the asset management industry for more than four years, I have come across a ton of funds ranging from mutual funds, commodity funds, hedge funds and private equity funds. But today, it is the first time that I stumbled across something called […]

Day in the life of a sales professional at a private equity firm

Day in the life of a sales professional at a private equity firm

Blackstone. KKR. Carlyle. Apollo. EQT. Ares. How many of you dreamed of joining such firms? Most of you would have wondered – what does a sales professional at a private equity firm do anyway? Do they just wine and dine and play golf all day […]

China, Zhangjiajie: Beautiful scenery but beware of local scams

China, Zhangjiajie: Beautiful scenery but beware of local scams

Zhangjiajie is more commonly known to people for the place where Avatar was filmed. Do you remember the “Hallelujah Mountains”? In 1982, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park became China’s first national forest park. Notable features of the park are the pillar-like formations which can be observed […]

Switzerland, Zermatt: A Runner’s Paradise

Switzerland, Zermatt: A Runner’s Paradise

For runners, marathon lovers, or adrenaline junkies, Switzerland, Zermatt is the place to be at. It boasts some of the most beautiful scenery in the world and is famed as a mountaineering and ski resort of the Swiss Alps. Think the Matterhorn. When you arrive […]

Switzerland, Zug: More Than Just a Tax Haven

Switzerland, Zug: More Than Just a Tax Haven

On June 2018 this year, I was given the opportunity to go to Switzerland, Zug, for a one-month training stint with my company. In this post, I will pen down some of my thoughts of living in Switzerland for a month, the Swiss culture, and […]