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How Does One Achieve Success?
Editorial Desk | 19 June 2015
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By: Choo Hao Xiang
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Being successful is an enviable position to be in. Sure, different people define success differently. Be that as it may, success certainly tastes good. That is why we all want to succeed.

Behind every success, however, is the continuous effort and dedication to one’s work amidst a host of challenges. How does one achieve success?

For PhillipCapital, it found success in its prudent and planned approach. By being prudent, the Singapore’s largest brokerage without a bank’s backing escaped the Pan Electric crisis without much damage in spite of lucrative deals that had many brokering firms hooked before the trouble hit the fan. Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, PhillipCapital has indeed come a long way since its establishment in 1975. Shares Investment visited PhillipCapital to talk to the man who has seen the peaks and valleys of the past four decades to shed clarity on the real story behind PhillipCapital – Lim Hua Min, executive chairman of PhillipCapital. Click here to see how PhillipCapital had transformed to a global outfit with an Asian expertise under Lim’s leadership.

Another company that recently achieved a significant milestone – going public – is iFAST Corporation. Since listing in December 2014, the online distributor of investment products has seen its share price soar some 50 percent. Find out why the firm has managed to gain so much investors’ interest here.

Wrapping up this issue is a report on why Chinese internet companies prefer to list in China and what risks do this shift bring.

Enjoy the read!

Haoxiang manages and oversees the portfolio of stocks in the consumer goods and hospitality sectors at Shares Investment.

Please click here for more information about this author.

iFAST Corp  1.030 -0.010 -0.96%   
Business: Internet-based investment products distribution platform. [FY18 Geographical] Singapore (65.9%), Hong Kong (23.9%), Malaysia (8.9%), China (1.3%).

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