Exclusive: GIC’s CIO Lim Chow Kiat Discusses External Manager Relationships

December 08, 2015 by Loch Adamson

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Under the stewardship of Group CIO Lim Chow Kiat, Singapore’s GIC has become renowned for its flexible investment approach. Only last week, the sovereign wealth fund, which manages an estimated $343 billion in assets, nimbly stepped in to buy shares in São Paulo-based Rede D'Or São Luiz, Brazil's largest hospital chain, when the opportunity arose to increase its stake in the company at a discount. GIC's agile investment approach requires considerable in-house expertise — and Lim’s own career is testament to the fund’s determination to foster homegrown talent. A Singapore native, he joined GIC in 1993 as a graduate trainee before rising through the ranks to become Group CIO in 2013. Since assuming the role, Lim has had to steer the fund through various challenges, including tepid growth in developed economies, volatility in Chinese stock markets and falling commodities prices worldwide. But Lim remains intent on capturing new…

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