September 2018

Thirdrock Highlights Key Trends in Fund InvestingAsianInvestor
The Singapore-based investment firm's co-founder and head of discretionary portfolio management also reveal the top challenges faced by fund selectors. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Outlines How it Selects FundsAsianInvestor
The Singapore-based investment firm's co-founder and head of discretionary portfolio management discuss their fund selection process View More PNG pdf_icon_small

July 2018

Looking Ahead: Positioning your Portfolio for the 2nd Half of 2018 Wealth
Will market volatility continue? How will Asia perform? What are the promising markets and sectors to look into? We reached out to wealth managers for their opinion and to discuss how they are positioning their clients’ portfolios for the remainder of 2018. View More

IMF World Economic Outlook July UpdatePrimetime Asia, CNA
Thirdrock economist Jamus Lim shares his views on the International Monetary Fund's latest World Economic Outlook, focusing on escalating trade tensions and its impact on the global economy and emerging markets. View More

May 2018

Market Views: How will Malaysia Treat Global Investors?AsianInvestor
After last week’s stunning election upset in Malaysia, five experts weigh in on what the new government’s policy priorities are likely to be and whether it will stay foreign-investor-friendly. View MorePNG pdf_icon_small

Investors React to Malaysia’s Stunning Election UpsetAsianInvestor
A new government is to take office in Malaysia for the first time in its history. What does the fall of Najib Razak mean for investors in the country and across the region? View MorePNG pdf_icon_small

Independent Wealth Manager Hires EconomistWealthBriefingAsia
Independent wealth management house Thirdrock Group, one of a number of such firms growing in Asia during recent years, has appointed Jamus Lim as economist, filling what the business said was a strategic gap in its investment expertise. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Poaches from Abu Dhabi Investment Authority – Citywire
Thirdrock Group, a Singapore-based independent asset manager (IAM), has hired Jamus Lim as an economist. Based in Singapore, Lim will provide Thirdrock’s clients and client advisors with macro commentary and economic research. He joins from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), where he was a lead economist for the emirate’s sovereign wealth fund, overseeing tactical and strategic asset allocation for the $828 billion portfolio. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Appoints EconomistHubbis
Thirdrock Group has appointed Jamus Lim as Economist with effect from March 2018, the Singapore-based firm said in a statement. Based in Singapore, Lim will provide Thirdrock’s client advisors and clients with timely macro commentary, strategic perspectives and in-depth analysis. View MorePNG pdf_icon_small

March 2018

Asia’s Thirdrock Goes Fully Digital – WealthbriefingAsia
Singapore-based tech firm, AGDelta to digitalise the latter’s product platform, tapping into client demand for state-of-the-art information. The digital wealth platform will be integrated into Thirdrock’s technological architecture. Thirdrock said the move will make its advisors more effective and make its offerings more valuable to clients. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Group Signs AGDelta for Digital UpgradeAsian Private Banker
Singapore-based independent asset manager (IAM) Thirdrock Group has announced a partnership with digital solutions provider, AGDelta, to upgrade its client relationship, portfolio management, and compliance monitoring facilities. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Singapore IAM to Digitalise Product PlatformCitywire
Singaporean independent asset manager (IAM) Thirdrock has partnered with a B2B financial technology firm to digitalise the compliance and research functions of its product platform. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Bond Investors Bid Their Time - IFR
Investors are cutting back on their purchases of Asian credit, after a flood of deals and worries over interest-rate hikes left a majority of new issues under water. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

December 2017

Fundel Teams Up with Thirdrock to Accelerate Asian Growth CompaniesCrowdfund Insider
Fintech investment platform Fundnel announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with nvestment advisory and wealth management group Thirdrockto help mid-stage, high-growth companies obtain funding in a more timely and cost-efficient manner. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Fintech Investment Platform Fundnel Teams Up with ThirdrockFintech Singapore
Fintech investment platform Fundnel has partnered with investment advisory and wealth management group Thirdrock to help mid-stage, high-growth companies (typically Series B onwards) obtain funding in a more timely and cost-efficient manner. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Fundnel Partners with Thirdrock to Accelerate Asian Growth - Hubbis
Fintech investments company partners independent asset management group with a portfolio worth more than USD 2billion to accelerate growth of Asia’s best and brightest mid-stage companies. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Teams Up with FunnelCitywire
Singapore-based independent asset manager Thirdrock has partnered with Fundnel, a digital investment platform, to offer private equity and venture capital opportunities to clients. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Singaporean Investment Platform, EAM Form AllianceWealthBriefingAsia
The partnership blends Fundnel’s deal assessment technology with Thirdrock’s investment mandate. It will help to connect Asian companies with relevant investors. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

September 2017

Building A Family Office for the FutureAsianInvestor
Asia’s rapidly growing family offices are moving into their next stage of evolution. As the operating environment gets increasingly competitive and complex, the family office of the future will need to become more technologically savvy and focus on offering distinct value propositions, industry experts say. The ones that don’t could face extinction. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

August 2017

Digital Disruption is Driving Thirdrock’s Key Business DecisionsCitywire
Digitalisation is changing the wealth management landscape in Asia, and for Jason Lai, CEO of external asset manager Thirdrock, it is increasingly defining partnerships and business strategy. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Continues Hiring SpreeCitywire
Independent asset manager Thirdrock Group has appointed Arthur Fong as senior client adviser. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Former Greater China Team Head at Bank of Singapore Resurfaces at IAMAsian Private Banker
Singapore-based independent asset manager (IAM) Thirdrock Group says it has made five additions to its advisory team over the past two months, including the hire of a former managing director and Greater China team head at Bank of Singapore. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Singapore’s Thirdrock Brings over Five Wealth Management Professionals, Expansion Rolls onWealthBriefingAsia
The independent investment firm in Asia continues its expansion drive, and there is more to come, its founder says. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Adds Five to Client Advisory TeamAsianInvestor
Multi-family office Thirdrock Group has boosted its client advisory team by five this year. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Expands Client Advisory TeamHubbis
Thirdrock Group has added five experienced wealth professionals, including two senior private bankers, to its client advisory team in the past two months. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Beefs up Private BankingFinews.Asia
A fledgling wealth manager in Singapore has bulked up on private bankers, including a notable hire from the Bank of Singapore. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

The Future of Wealth ManagementThe Business Times
With technology becoming increasingly pivotal, Thirdrock is moving fast to digitalise all aspects of its business. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Bargains Getting Harder to FindThe Business Times
We’re in the second-longest bull run since World War II, surpassed only by the decade-long bull run that flamed out dramatically in 2000 in what’s now known as the dot-com bust. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

July 2017

IAM Thought Leaders Share Their Two CentsAsian Private Banker
The challenges facing Asia’s independent wealth managers, while multifarious, have done little to dent the industry’s optimism. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Asian High Yield Suffers Triple Whammy, As Investors Push BackIFR
Three high-yield issuers failed to go ahead with planned bond offerings last week in Asia in a clear sign that investors have become selective amid a spike in low-rated supply. View MorePNG pdf_icon_small

June 2017

Growing Advisory Teams - Citywire
Thirdrock Capital’s Jasper Lai, head of client advisory and mandates, shares his tips for growing advisory teams. View MorePNG pdf_icon_small

August 2016

Driving InnovationThe Business Times
In a crowded wealth management space, award-winning investment manager Thirdrock distinguishes itself through a comprehensive, independent and innovative offering. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Turning to Machines for AdviceThe Business Times
Computer-driven strategies are coming into their own in this low-yield world but one has to be mindful of the risks. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

July 2016

Singapore’s Thirdrock Hires Senior Portfolio Managers – AsianInvestor
Singapore-based independent asset manager Thirdrock Group hired Suanjin Tan as senior portfolio manager and Yi-Lin Lee as senior fixed income strategist and portfolio manager on June 27. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Asia’s Thirdrock Group Makes Further HireWealthBriefingAsia
The independent investment house, founded as a multi-family office, continues to hire. Asia-based investment firm Thirdrock Group has appointed Suanjin Tan as senior portfolio manager and Yi-Lin Lee as senior fixed income strategist, portfolio manager. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Moves – FTI, Integro, Brewin Dolphin, TIAA – Reuters
Singapore-based investment firm has appointed Suanjin Tan as senior portfolio manager and Yi-Lin Lee as senior fixed-income strategist. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Hires Two Portfolio Managers in Discretionary PushHubbis
Thirdrock Group has hired two portfolio managers to co-manage a discretionary fixed income strategy, adding to the firm’s growing suite of discretionary portfolio management (DPM) offerings. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Ex-Blackrock Credit Manager Jumps to Thirdrock – Fund Selector Asia
The Singapore-based asset and wealth management firm has brought in Suanjin Tan as senior portfolio manager. View MorePNG pdf_icon_small

Ex-Blackrock Specialist Joins Singapore-based IAM – Citywire
Thirdrock Group has hired two senior executives for its discretionary fixed income strategy team. Suanjin Tan, who was previously head of Asian private credit and lead portfolio manager for China credit at BlackRock, has been appointed senior portfolio manager. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

June 2016

Singapore’s Thirdrock Adds Investment Strategist – AsianInvestor
Singapore multi-family office Thirdrock Group appointed Eric Goh as investment strategist and senior client adviser last month. This is a newly created role that reflects the firm’s believe in growth potential of the external asset management industry, said Jason Lai, chief executive of Thirdrock. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Singapore’s Thirdrock Hires Former JP Morgan Manager As Investment StrategistWealthBriefingAsia
Thirdrock Group, the wealth management house, has appointed Eric Goh as investment strategist and senior client advisor. In prior roles, Goh was head of investors for Southeast Asia at JP Morgan Private Wealth Management and head of investment advisory at BNP Paribas Wealth Management. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

JP Morgan Alum joins Singapore’s ThirdrockIgnites Asia
Singapore-based independent manager Thirdrock has appointed Eric Goh to the newly created role of investment strategist and senior client advisor, the company says in a statement. His appointment was effective May 2016. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Adds Investment Strategist from J.P. MorganHubbis
Thirdrock Group has hired Eric Goh from J.P. Morgan Private Wealth Management as investment strategist and senior client adviser. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Group Hires from J.P. Morgan - Fund Selector Asia
The Singapore-based investment management firm has named Eric Goh as investment strategist and senior client advisor. In his new role, Goh will focus on the firm’s investment advisory platform and develop market views, investment strategies and product solutions for clients. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Former J.P. Morgan Specialists joins Singapore-based IAMCitywire
Singapore-based Thirdrock Group has announced a new hire. It has appointed Eric Goh as investment strategist and senior client advisor, effective May. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Ex- J.P. Morgan Head of Investors SEA Joins Singapore EAMAsian Private Banker
A former J.P. Morgan head of investors for the Southeast Asia region has joined Singapore-based external asset manager (EAM), Thirdrock Group. Eric Goh has been appointed investment strategist and senior client advisor at Thirdrock. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Independent Asset Managers & Multi-Family Offices in Asia – Citywire
A new breed of managers is emerging in the Asian private wealth industry. Across Singapore and Hong Kong, independent asset managers (IAMs) and multi-family offices (MFOs) have been established to provide independent advice for private clients. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

A Tale of Two Cities (For Now): The Rise of External Asset Managers in Asia -UBS & WealthBriefingAsia
Those interested in the evolution of the External Asset Manager segment in Asia might usefully first recap its history in brief. View MorePNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Wins “Best Independent Wealth Manager” – WealthBriefingAsia
Here is a list of the firms and individuals who were honoured yesterday at the annual WealthBriefingAsia Singapore Awards. Practitioners from the Asian wealth management industry gathered to honour outstanding achievement in the industry. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

The Nascent External Asset Manager Market In Asia – What’s The Potential?WealthBriefingAsia
In this feature, prominent EAM players in Asia outline how the ecosystem enabling these businesses is evolving in the region – and why this nascent model could be about to really take hold. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

April 2016

Singapore Wealth Firm Hires Portfolio ManagerCityWire Asia
Singapore-headquartered Thirdrock Group has appointed Vincent Ee as portfolio manager, effective 1 April. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Adds Multi-Asset Portfolio ManagerAsianInvestor
Singapore-based multi-family office Thirdrock has hired Vincent Ee to manage customised multi-asset solutions. He was most recently chief investment officer of Foord Asset Management, where he led the Singapore investment team. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Jan 2016

Dealing with the Digitisation of Distribution – Hubbis
It’s no longer a question of ‘if’ technology will shape the asset management industry of tomorrow. As a foregone conclusion that fintech will forge and facilitate new models, firms need to focus on the degree of influence they think it will have, and then adapt and evolve to keep up. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

November 2015

All Roads Lead to Technology – Asian Private Banker
In an industry valued at US$15.5 billion and pegged to double in the next five years, external asset managers (EAMs) are beginning to gain critical mass in Asia. Unsurprisingly, clients are increasingly demanding efficient execution, privacy reassurances and portfolio predictions. As over 80% of EAMs surveyed by this publication indicate, the answer lies in technology. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

October 2015

Family Office Thirdrock Keeping its Power DryAsianInvestor
The Singapore family office’s CIO thinks weak market sentiment will continue for several months and is still largely avoiding alternative credit, emerging markets and commodities. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Building out Discretionary Platform – AsianInvestor
The Singapore multi-family office is planning a multi-asset discretionary strategy, having hired an equity manager as part of its recent expansion. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock adds former Citi private banker – Hubbis
Thirdrock Group has hired wealth management veteran Dominique Barazzone as senior client advisor. View MorePNG pdf_icon_small

Ex-Citi Veteran Resurfaces at an EAMAsian Private Banker
Three months after this publication reported the resignation of a veteran Citi private banker, it appears that he has resurfaced at an external asset manager (EAM) in Singapore. Dominique Barazzone has joined Thirdrock as a client adviser. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

September 2015

Thirdrock adds Senior Wealth Professional to Team – The Asset
Singapore-based Thirdrock Group has hired wealth management veteran Dominique Barazzone as senior client advisor, effective September 28 2015. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Appoints Chief Risk Officer – Hubbis
Singapore-based multi-family office Thirdrock Group has hired Jasper Lai from Citibank as chief risk officer. View more PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Hires Chief Risk Officer – AsianInvestor
Singapore-based asset manager Thirdrock Group announced the appointment of ex-Citibank veteran Jasper Lai as its chief risk officer, effective from September 9. View MorePNG pdf_icon_small

August 2015

Veteran banker leaves Citi Private Bank to join EAMAsian Private Banker
A veteran private banker has joined the growing exodus of bankers leaving the industry for the external asset manager (EAM) space. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

June 2015

Thirdrock Starts Quantitative Hedge Fund as Assets GainBloomberg
Thirdrock Capital, the Singapore-based investment firm with $1 billion of assets under management, plans to start a second hedge fund as it expects assets to increase by 70 percent over the next 12 months. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

May 2015

Wealth Succession to Breed Broader Investment OfferingsHubbis
As families engage in succession planning, their investment needs will have to evolve to encompass new options. This could lead more clients to see the value in paying fixed fees to gain high quality advice, predicts Jason Lai of Thirdrock Group. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

Thirdrock Plans 2nd Hedge Fund as Assets GainThe Malaysian Reserve
Thirdrock Capital Pte Ltd, the Singapore-based investment firm with US$1 billion (RM3.62 billion) of assets under management, plans to start a second hedge fund as it expects assets to increase by 70% in the next 12 months. View More PNG pdf_icon_small

August 2014

A Growing Need To Define Independent Models – Hubbis
As the concept of independent wealth management further develops in Asia, it is increasingly important to clarify blurred definitions and more clearly distinguish the services of family offices, independent asset managers (IAMs) and other firms licensed to offer investment advice to wealthy families. View More

May 2014

Moving With The Needs of Asian Families – Hubbis
In just four years, Jason Lai has built Thirdrock from a multi-family office focusing mainly on investments, into a multi-dimensional investment advisory, corporate finance and asset management firm. View More

A Growing Need To Define Independent Models – Hubbis
As the concept of independent wealth management further develops in Asia, it is increasingly important to clarify blurred definitions and more clearly distinguish the services of family offices, IAMs and other firms licensed to offer investment advice to wealthy families. View More

March 2014

Q&A: Building Hedge Fund and Corporate Finance Capabilities – AsianInvestor
Thirdrock is a Singapore-based multi-family office set up in October 2010 and run by Jason Lai and Melvyn Yeo as chief executive and chief investment officer, respectively. View More

February 2014

Developing Family Office Version 2.0 – AsianInvestor
Five family office executives discuss the evolution of their segment in Asia. Common themes are the growing need for corporate finance expertise and the rise of peer networks for co-investing. View More

January 2014

Billion-dollar family office on expansion trail – AsianInvestor
Singapore-based Thirdrock is launching an FX-focused hedge strategy, buying into a corporate finance boutique and a hedge fund seeding platform, and eyeing a Hong Kong presence. View More

 

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