Established in 2017, Vantage Point Asset Management (VPAM) is a leading asset management firm providing investment management, risk management, and client solutions to institutional and accredited investors.

Our core team comprises of finance professionals with investment expertise and management experience acquired in senior positions in international financial institutions, such as Barclays, Credit Suisse, Prudential Plc, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan and Merrill Lynch. The quality of our team is a key driver of our success.

We offer a range of solutions – from macro-focused strategies to rigorous fundamental and quantitative approaches. Our team has the capabilities to tailor strategies and solutions to the full spectrum of client needs.

Sustainable investment principles are embedded in our DNA, impacting how we invest and operate. We are striving to create a culture and belief that sustainability is not merely a phase, but an absolute change in the way investing is to be done. VPAM is a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (“UNPRI”) and the Singapore Stewardship Principles (“SSP”).

VPAM holds a Capital Markets Service License (“CMS”) and is regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”).

Our Values

  • Accountability
  • Operational Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Entrepreneurism

These qualities are embedded in our ethos and guide the way we operate. They are a fundamental strength of our business.

Vision

To deliver strong, sustainable investment solutions for investors from our core behavioral macro strategies to bespoke investment solutions and strategies, while embracing technology through inhouse systematic quantitative buildouts

OUR TEAM

Colin Mullins

Group Chief Executive Officer

Prior to joining VPAM, Colin was pivotal in driving the growth of Aura Group to $1bn FUMA by leveraging his vast experience in Financial Services & Asset Management. During his 15 years at Credit Suisse, Colin held a number of senior positions including, CFO & Chief of Staff Asset Management Emerging Markets & Asia Pacific. Before Credit Suisse, Colin was the Financial Controller of Asprey Group, a luxury retail brand in London. Colin served on a number of boards while at Credit Suisse including Credit Suisse (Hong Kong) Limited, EMCO GP Limited and Credit Suisse Property Investment Nominees Limited. Colin is a Fellow of Chartered Certified Accountants. He also completed the CFO Program at IMD Business School (Switzerland)

Nicholas Ferres

Chief Investment Officer, Lead Portfolio Manager

Nicholas Ferres is CIO of Vantage Point Asset Management. Prior to this, Nicholas was at Eastspring Investments, the Asian asset management business of Prudential plc, as Investment Director, in September 2007. Nicholas was Head of the Multi Asset Solutions team and was responsible for managing the global tactical asset allocation of funds for external institutional and retail clients. Before joining Eastspring Investments, Nicholas worked for Goldman Sachs Asset Management as Investment Strategist & Portfolio Manager. He has more than 20 years of financial industry experience. Nicholas holds a B.A. (Hons) in Economic History and Politics from Monash University, Australia, a Graduate Diploma in Economics and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance.

Donald Ellett

Chief Risk Officer

Don is a senior risk executive in investment, market, credit, quantitative and operational risk & strategy across globally listed and OTC multi asset portfolios within financial services companies, hedge funds, financial technology businesses and their clients. Don has 25 years’ experience in financial markets on the sell side, buy side and exchanges, with 15 years in senior risk management roles across the globe, including a number of large investment banks like Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan and Merrill Lynch. Don has held positions such as Head of Asia Prime Brokerage and HFT Risk at Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong, GM of Quantitative Risk at the ASX in Sydney, and CRO at RF Capital in Sydney, as well as sitting on several advisory boards and running a risk consultancy company. He is a chartered financial analyst (CFA) Charterholder and member of the CFA Society in Sydney.

Paul Thomas

Director

Prior to founding Vantage Point Asset Management, Paul Thomas was a director for Prime Services distribution at Barclays Singapore and responsible for senior relationship management across global and regional hedge fund and institutional clients in Asia. Prior to this, Paul was at Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong and Sydney where he was responsible for Prime Services distribution and Senior relationship management across Asia Pacific. Whilst at Merrill Lynch, Paul successfully built a 30bn USD financing business from 2bn USD in five years across equities, fixed income & credit and FX. In both of these roles, he was responsible for cross asset product coverage, capital introductions, Asian investors, electronic trading/execution platforms, trading, operations, legal requirements and regulatory obligations. Paul has also had significant roles at UBS based in Sydney where he was responsible for platform development and account management, institutional operations and other prime services functions.

Chris Colman

Senior Portfolio Manager

Chris Colman was the former Managing Director, Global Head of Automated FX Flow Trading and Head of eFICC Trading at Barclays Singapore. Chris held these roles from 2015 to 2017, prior to which he was Head of FX Trading Asia and Global Head of FX Options Trading at Barclays. Since then, Chris founded Invariance Pte Ltd which focuses on building systematic trading strategies using machine learning techniques. Prior to joining Barclays in 2008, Chris served in various roles at Dresdner Bank in FX Options Trading in London and Singapore for 10 years. Chris graduated with a Master’s degree in Physics from Cambridge University.

Shaun Khoo

Head of Sustainable and Impact Investments

Shaun Khoo joined Vantage Point Asset Management in 2019. He acts as the Head of sustainable and impact investments. His role includes: sustainable investment policies, sustainable investment solutions, ESG investments, investment analysis, top-down equity/credit screening,  investment idea generation; trading FX spot, FX forwards, equity, credit & credit derivatives. Prior to this, he interned at PwC with the M&A team. He has a BSc in Business Administration and Management from Cass Business School.

Lindi Ng

Head of Corporate

Lindi joined Vantage Point Asset Management in August 2020 and is designated Head of Corporate responsible for full spectrum of Corporate Affairs including Compliance. Prior to this, Lindi spent more than a decade at Oaktree Capital Management L.P. as Assistant Vice President responsible for Corporate Affairs and Compliance in its Emerging Markets Equities team in Singapore. Prior to Oaktree Singapore, Lindi also held similar roles in mutual funds, hedge funds and private equity funds established in Singapore such as Murray Johnstone Asia and CDIB Venture Investments. Lindi holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with major in Marketing from Macquarie Sydney, Australia.

Glenn Goh

Operations Manager

Glenn has more than 5 years of experience in hedge fund operations and compliance. Prior to joining Vantage Point Asset Management in October 2019, he served as Operations Manager & Compliance Officer for KB Financial Group’s first Singapore asset manager, KB Asset Management Singapore. At KB, he ran the Middle Office (investment operations, fund accounting, cash management, and compliance functions), while being a point of contact for the firm’s operational reporting to its Head Office in Seoul. Prior to this, Glenn supported the launch of two flagship global macro funds with an aggregate AUM of US$80m at Golden Horse Fund Management where he oversaw the firm’s day-to-day fund operations, compliance and general administration. Glenn previously held roles with fund administrators SS&C Fund Services and Citco Fund Services. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) from University of London.

Contact Us

Singapore
3rd Floor,
179B Telok Ayer St
Singapore

enquiries@vantagepointam.com