A creative man is motivated by his desire to achieve not by the desire to beat others – Ayn Rand

Great Investing requires a lot of delayed gratification – Charlie Munger

A good decision is (more) based on knowledge not on (just) numbers – Plato

Individuals who cannot master their emotions are ill-suited to profit from the investment process – Benjamin Graham

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance – Confucius

An investment narrative has to have the legitimacy of the downturn – Hugh Hendry

Far more money has been lost by investors preparing for corrections or trying to anticipate corrections than has been lost in the corrections themselves – Peter Lynch

He that can have patience can have what he will – Benjamin Franklin

Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre – Warren Buffet

Most of the mistakes in thinking are inadequacies of perception rather than mistakes of logic – Edward de Bono

There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is imitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest – Confucius

The worse a situation becomes the less it takes to turn it around, the bigger the upside – George Soros

You are more likely to learn something by finding surprises in your own behavior than by hearing surprising facts about people – Daniel Kahneman

Who We Are

Fountainhead Pte Ltd is a Singapore based asset management company, registered and regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

The company manages a Global thematic equity hedge fund, Fountainhead Partnerships Fund, incorporated in The Cayman Islands.

Key Personnel:

  • Asif Ali: Managing Partner, Founder and CIO
  • Paul D. Sherriff, CFA: Portfolio Manager
  • Hamza Ayub, CFA: Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager

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What We Do

Fountainhead Partnerships is focused on understanding long term investing trends. Our strategy is to achieve a high return on equity for our clients by investing long term in a portfolio of great business exposed to societal trends and by taking advantage of market volatility along with active hedging of market risk. After investing for years and studying centuries of investing wisdom, we believe success in long-term investing requires foremost patience and temperament and conquering own behavioral biases. Our portfolios are setup according to these underrated attributes combined with our business-ownership approach to investing i.e. for right investors’ volatility in stock prices of long-term attractive businesses is a great opportunity for superior returns.

Team Profile

Asif Ali
Chief Investment Officer

Over 20 years of professional investing experience. Personally, investing since age of 17. Managed portfolios of up to USD1bn with Investment managers, hedge fund and commercial banks including Citigroup, NBP and KAM. Managing Thematic Equity Hedge Fund strategy in Singapore for 5 years with 24% p.a. return with focus on long term investing trends. Passion to build a successful, ethics driven asset management company over the next 25 years.

Paul D. Sherriff, CFA
Portfolio Manager

Over 13 years of investment management experience with Morgan Stanley, Macquarie Bank and Goldman Sachs. Managed portfolio of A$200mn of institutional clients, UHNWI and family offices. Actively traded exchange traded options and delta one warrants – particularly during 2007-2009 period - to hedge during times of high volatility. A conservative and contrarian investor with in depth understanding of risk management.

Hamza Ayub, CFA
Portfolio Manager

Over 13 years of research and advisory experience with Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, and Credit Suisse. Managed multi-asset advisory portfolios of more than USD500mn with focus on equities and credit. Previously, covered macro economy and financial sector as a research analyst. Expertise in fundamental analysis, financial theory and valuation.

Contact Us

181-A Telok Ayer Street
Singapore 048581

Ph: +65 6221 7212
Fax: +65 6221 7540

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