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Chong Chong Lim
Founder & Managing Partner at Ascent Capital Partners Pte Ltd


Lim Chong Chong is the Founder and Managing Partner of Ascent Capital Partners Pte Ltd, a Myanmar-focused fund manager managing the largest Myanmar-dedicated country fund. He has extensive experience in investments, corporate finance and corporate transformation, and has deep strategic and operational knowledge of Myanmar's investment and business landscape.

Before starting Ascent Capital, he was Group Chief Financial Officer and Head of Strategy at Capital Diamond Star Group in Myanmar. Before moving to Myanmar, he had worked at Temasek, EY and KPMG, in Singapore and People’s Republic of China.

Chong Chong has a proven track record in successfully investing, building and transforming businesses in Myanmar. As the Group CFO and Strategy Head of a leading diversified conglomerate in Myanmar, he led the formation of several local-foreign joint ventures. He also led the corporate transformation efforts, by establishing and managing several core functions at the Group, including Strategic Business Development, Finance, IT, Human Resources, Legal and Corporate Communications.

Before moving to Myanmar, Chong Chong was involved in investment management, strategic planning and financial advisory. Chong Chong has experience in various industries, including agriculture, consumer, food, retail, real estate and financial services.

Chong Chong graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor’s Degree (with Honours) in Business Studies, specialising in Banking and Finance. He is also a CFA charterholder.

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Agenda Sessions

  • How to access opportunities in Southeast Asia: a regional play or the realm of the country fund?