David Kuo Interviews Huge Young

Motley Fool’s David Kuo, who would be here for the Value investing summit interviews long time Singapore expatriate Hugh Young, managing director of Aberdeen Asset Management on his experiences investing in Asia versus Europe.

Aberdeen Asset Management is one unit trust house in Singapore which tells others of its value investing tilt. And it is likely due to the direction of Hugh Young.

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It’s a very insightful interview I feel, because it touches on how Asian companies tend to differ from the usual popular western investing methodologies.

Family run businesses

Hugh highlights that in Asia, you have many companies that are still very traditionally managed and could be challenging to navigate:

I think investing in companies is the same wherever you go, …