Bernama: EPF announces changes on policies, including withdrawals

KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) announced four enhancements to its schemes and policies effective next month, as part of EPF’s continuing effort to improve and meet members’ increasing expectations.

EPF chief executive officer Shahril Ridza Ridzuan said the key initiatives included the option to appoint Amanah Raya Berhad (ARB) as nominee or administrator trustee, enhancement to “Age 55 and 60” policies withdrawal payment options, flexible withdrawal policy until age 100 and extension of Death Benefit from age 55 to 60.

He said the option to appoint Amanah Raya as nominees or administrator trustee for members’ EPF savings would facilitate faster and equitable distribution of their savings to next-of-kin, upon members’ demise.

“This will be especially beneficial for members with children below 18 years old and to avoid dispute among family members… this new option is in addition to members’ rights to appoint any individual persons as nominees,” he told reporters at a media briefing, here yesterday.

Shahril said for the “Age 55 and Age 60” withdrawal policies, it has now been enhanced and simplified to enable members to make partial withdrawals of any amount at any time.

He said the improved flexibility is opposed to the current policy that only allowed withdrawals of a minimum RM2,000 once every 30 days.

“Members who choose to make monthly withdrawals will be able to withdraw from as low as RM100 per month, as opposed to RM250 under the current policy,” he said.

He added, to help members plan their long-term retirement needs and decide on the optimum withdrawal amount and frequency, the EPF urged members to take advantage of its Retirement Services provided for free at its 18 branches nationwide.

Other enhancements that will be done are the flexible withdrawal policy which allows members to withdraw any amount at any time for partial withdrawals, which has been extended up to age 100 from current age cap of 75 years old.

“Members may also opt to make a combination of monthly and partial withdrawals… this enhancement is in line with the extension of dividend payment from age 75 to 100,” he said.

Shahril also announced that the current death benefit of RM2,500 claimable if the member dies before age 55, will be extended until age 60.

“The enhancement is in line with the national retirement age at 60 years,” he said, adding that all the improvements were made based on the feedback of its members.

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Forger found guilty

PETALING JAYA: An accountant and arbitrator who forged his dead mother’s will to obtain her stake in the family’s £160 million (RM874 million) business empire has been jailed for a year in London.

The Sunday Times of London reported that Girish Dahyabhai Patel, 65, did so to obtain her £40 million stake in a palm oil plantation in Malaysia.

The court found Girish had lied under oath and bolstered his case with false documents and coached witnesses.

He had used a blank document, pre-signed by his mother, to create the will, which he claimed she had written in 2005.

His brother Yashwant, 69, a doctor staying in New York, had produced an earlier will in which his mother had left the entire fortune to him.

The news report said document analysis revealed the faint indentation of the woman’s signature elsewhere on the paper, suggesting she had signed the sheet while putting her name to several blank documents, one on top of the other, for use in the family businesses.

Microscopic analysis also found there were specks of printer ink on top of the signature, but none underneath, suggesting the signature came before the text.

Their mother, Prabhavati, who had spent most of her time in Singapore, died in 2011 aged 88.

At the High Court in February, Judge Andrew Simmonds, QC, had found the will to be a forgery and upheld Yaswant’s will, made in 1986.

Yesterday, Justice Marcus Smith ruled Girish in contempt of court and sent him to Pentonville Prison for 12 months.

“Girish is a chartered accountant and sits as an arbitrator,” he continued. “I would, in the normal course of events, expect such a witness to be reliable and trustworthy.

“However, Girish is a self-confessed liar and even when accepting that he had lied to the court, there was a certain insouciance in his responses which increased rather than allayed my concerns as to his reliability generally.”

The judge said Girish had “exercised influence” over crucial witnesses in the trial, enabling him to “persuade them to falsely witness the will”.

Other news reports shed more light on the family background.

Originally from India, Prabhavati and her husband, DP Patel, relocated to Singapore and built up a commodities business.

The business prospered even though Patel suffered a stroke and returned to live in India with Prabhavati and two of their sons, Girish and Suresh.

Two other sons, Rajnikant and Yashwant, remained in Singapore to complete their education.

When the brothers reached working age they all became involved in the business.

The business grew and “the jewel in the crown” was the Aumkar palm oil plantation in Malaysia, website said.

Rajinikant lived in Australia, Girish in London and Suresh remained in Singapore. Yashwant, trained as a doctor in Singapore and then emigrated to New York in 1979.

Prabhavati had a limited education. Her mother tongue was Gujarati and she spoke little English.

When the deceased died in 2011, the brothers’ dispute became more bitter, the website said.

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Forged will found out

From The Telegraph news portal, a story about a forged will:

The partner of an antiques dealer found bludgeoned to death in her driveway has admitted forging her will in order to get full ownership of their £850,000 home.

Robert Webb, 54, was warned he faces jail after altering the last will and testament of Robyn Mercer several weeks after her brutal murder.

Ms Mercer, 50, was struck repeatedly with an axe or a machete after going to put the bins out at her home in West Molesey, Surrey, last March.

No one has been charged with her murder, despite a Crimestoppers appeal offering a £10,000 reward for information.

Webb, her partner of 13 years, claimed he found the will hidden within the leaves of a book at the home they shared in the weeks after the murder, Kingston Crown Court heard.

He originally claimed it had already been signed and got his best friend and brother to witness the document.

But they told the court he had covered the rest of it up with a wooden box so they could not see what they were signing.

Experts said Ms Mercer’s signature on the will was not genuine.

Lee Harris, prosecuting, told the court: “The defendant’s partner, well ex partner, had been murdered on her driveway, not by this defendant of course.

“Some time after the house had been searched and he emailed the police officer saying that he had found the will and sent it on to a solicitor.

“But it turns out that will was not genuine and had not genuinely signed by the deceased.

“He said he found it in the leaves of a book and it had her signature on it already.

“He asked for it to be witnessed by two friends who believed they were witnessing the actual will.

“The prosecution does not accept that it was found in the leaf of a book or that the signature was genuinely the signature of the deceased.”

“The prosecution does not accept that it was found in the leaf of a book or that the signature was genuinely the signature of the deceased.”

Mr Harris said a handwriting expert had said there was “very strong support for the proposition that it was not her hand writing”.

Webb claimed his brother and best friend were able to see the will when they were signing it.

But they gave statements saying that only the signature area was visible as a wooden box obscured the rest, said Mr Harris.

Mr Harris said a handwriting expert had said there was “very strong support for the proposition that it was not her handwriting”.

Webb claimed his brother and best friend were able to see the will when they were signing it.

But they gave statements saying that only the signature area was visible as a wooden box obscured the rest, said Mr Harris.

A post-mortem examination revealed Ms Mercer had been hit once to the front of the head and then struck several times while on the ground.

She had worked for silver specialists J.H. Bourdon-Smith for the last 25 years, and was close friends with its owner, Edward Bourdon-Smith.

Webb met Ms Mercer in 2003 and moved in together, purchasing the property in West Molesey in 2005. It was valued at £420,000 in 2007, but had risen to £850,000 by the time of the murder.

Lyall Thompson, defending, said Webb claims he had no intention the will would to be taken as genuine and “put it forward to have the genuine will flushed out”.

Mr Thompson said Webb believed the genuine will was in the possession of other family members.

Mr Harris said Webb’s claims that he found the will in a book, the signature was genuine and the witnesses knew what they were signing had been removed from his basis of plea.

Adjourning the sentence for a full report, the judge Recorder David Brock said: “My view is that it is so serious an all options report should be obtained, it is so serious a full report is necessary.

“This doesn’t only cross the custody threshold but also the immediate custody threshold.

“I cannot promise any outcome of sentence, all options are open to the sentencing judge.”

Webb, of Walton Road, West Molesey, admitted making an instrument with the intent it be accepted as genuine.

He was bailed ahead of sentence at Kingston Crown Court on 4 October.

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Unclaimed monies

A Bernama report dated 26 July 2017 had this to say about Unclaimed Monies with the Government:

A total of RM5.7 billion in unclaimed monies from 1977 till June 30 this year is still being kept by the Accountant-General’s Department, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.

Deputy Finance Minister Othman Aziz said the amount involved more than 55 million account records such as savings, current and business.

Replying to a question from Mohd Zaim Abu Hasan (BN-Parit), he said the unclaimed monies, included salaries, bonuses, commissions and dividends, were uncollected between a year and seven years.

Othman said the public could check on the unclaimed monies at 25 counters nationwide.

Thirteen of the counters are in the peninsula, Sarawak (seven), Sabah (four) and a new counter will be opened in Putrajaya.

As a trustee, the government is fully responsible for the monies and will ensure that they are safely kept until they are claimed, he added.

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From grandparents to grandchildren

A recent story from the Guardian newspaper in Britain. It is about grandparents leaving their wealth to their grandchildren instead of their children, because the grandchildren have now grown up and their children sometimes feel pressured not to pass on their inheritance from their parents directly to their own children. It happens in Britain but does it also happen here?

The “sandwich generation” of 45- to 64-year-olds were the most likely recipients of this wealth, the research found – but about half of grandparents also plan to pass on wealth directly to their grandchildren.

And many people in the middle sandwich generation either want to pass on the inheritance or feel under pressure to hand it to their own adult children – the millennial generation – the research found.

Two-fifths (40%) of 45 to 64-year-olds feel that there is pressure to pass on wealth. Nearly two-thirds (62%) are concerned about the financial position of the younger generation who have not generally seen their wealth increase, due to surging house prices, in the same way that some people in the older generations have.

A recent report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) suggested the amount of wealth that younger generations will end up with is more likely to hinge on how well off their parents are than was the case for older generations.

The IFS warned that today’s young adults will find it harder to create their own wealth than previous generations, with implications for social mobility.

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Fund-raising appeal for Ooi Eow Jin

An Appeal to Old Frees for Funding
For the Staging of
(a play written by
Kee Thuan Chye, an Old Free)
To Raise Funds for Old Free DATUK OOI EOW JIN

Two years ago, I was much humbled to have been able to play a small part in highlighting Ooi Eow Jin’s plight to the general public and the response was generally very well received. Today, I am calling on everyone to rally around Uncle Ooi again.

In particular, I am calling on well-wishers to help fund the staging of Swordfish + Concubine, a play by Kee
Thuan Chye, to raise funds to help Ooi Eow Jin, who is 78 and suffering from Alzheimer’s and whose son recently underwent surgery to remove a brain tumour.

Penang-born Eow Jin retired many years ago as RTM Orchestra conductor. After that, he was a lounge pianist at Hotel Majestic in
Kuala Lumpur until he was stricken by Alzheimer’s.

What the play is about
Swordfish + Concubine takes two myths from Sejarah Melayu and re-enacts them in a highly theatrical fashion, full of comedy and spectacle, to reflect on Malaysia today. Previously entitled The Swordfish, Then the Concubine, it was judged one of the top five plays in the International Playwriting Festival 2006, organised by the Warehouse Theatre in the United Kingdom. It has already been staged twice in Singapore but not yet in Malaysia in its original English language. The play is written for a vibrant physical and visual staging. It is replete with song, movement, elements culled from traditional Malay theatre, colourful costumes, and music by a gamelan ensemble.
Kee Thuan Chye is staging Swordfish + Concubine for the first time in English in Kuala Lumpur in October 2017.
Proceeds from the show will go to Ooi Eow Jin and his family.

What sponsor/contributor gets

For the aid provided, the contributor will be duly credited.
  • RM5,000 to RM45,00 – Contributor will be credited in the souvenir programme.
  • RM50,000 onwards – Contributor will be credited in a half-page advertisement in the souvenir programme.
  • RM100,000 onwards – Contributor will be credited in a full-page advertisement in the souvenir programme.

Complimentary tickets will be given to every contributor to any performance of their choice. Other special benefits that the contributor may require can be discussed.

About Kee Thuan Chye – Producer, Director and Writer

Kee Thuan Chye is producer, director and writer of Swordfish + Concubine. He has written numerous plays for stage and radio since 1973 and is best-known for 1984 Here and Now, The Big Purge and We Could **** You, Mr Birch. All three plays have been published and are available from

  • 1984 Here and Now is included in an anthology called Postcolonial Plays edited by Helen Gilbert and published by Routledge (United Kingdom). When it was first staged in 1985, it played to full houses.
  • The Big Purge was selected as the play to close Typhoon 4, a playreading festival organised by Yellow Earth Theatre in London in May 2005.
  • We Could **** You, Mr Birch is being studied in several Malaysian universities. It also played to full houses during its first run in 1994. The following year, it was invited to the Festival of Asian Performing Arts in Singapore.
His subsequent play, The Swordfish, Then the Concubine, was judged one of the top five plays in the International Playwriting Festival 2006, organised by the Warehouse Theatre in the United Kingdom. It has been staged twice in Singapore – by W!ld Rice in 2008 (directed by Ivan Heng) and by Young ’n’ W!ld in 2011 (directed by Jonathan Lim).

Kee has also written numerous radio plays many of which were broadcast on RTM in the 1970s. He has been a judge of the prestigious Commonwealth Writers Prize. He has been invited as a guest writer to numerous writers’ festivals in Australia, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Britain, the Philippines and Singapore.
He is also an actor who has had speaking roles in international films like Entrapment, Anna and the King as well as TV productions Marco Polo (for Hallmark) and Secrets of the Forbidden City (for BBC and The History Channel). On stage, he has acted in countless productions since 1977, including lead roles in the Australian plays Gulls and Honour, and in the one-man play The Coffin Is Too Big for the Hole by Kuo Pao Kun. He considers his best stage role as that of Willy Loman in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. He has also directed a dozen plays for the theatre.
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Forged will

Man charged 26 years later

Here is the full story as reported by The Star newspaper on 9 March 2017:

GEORGE TOWN: The grandson of the late tycoon and philanthropist N.T.S. Arumugam Pillai claimed trial in a Sessions Court on a charge of using a forged document as the will of his grandfather more than 20 years ago.

Datuk N. Vasantharajan (pic), who is also the Malaysian Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MICCI) Penang president and former Queen Street Mariamman Temple committee chairman, was charged with fraudulently using a document, which he knew was or had reason to believe to be a forged document, as a genuine will of the late tycoon.

Vasantharajan, who operates a trading and travel agency, allegedly committed the offence at the High Court in George Town Court Complex in Light Street on June 26, 1990.

He denied the offence as the charge was read out in Bahasa Malaysia and translated into English by a court interpreter.

The offence under Section 471 of the Penal Code, read under Section 467, carries a jail sentence of up to 20 years and fine upon conviction.

DPP Lim Saw Sim proposed bail at RM50,000.

Vasantharajan’s counsel Dev Kumaraendran and Datuk Gobal Krishnan, said they had no objection and agreed to the proposed bail without condition.

Sessions judge Irwan Suainbon allowed bail at RM50,000 with a surety and fixed mention for April 10. Bail was posted.

Arumugam had owned huge tracts of land in the northern region including the Taman Ria land in Sungai Petani (formerly UP Estate)

On the island, he owned land in Gelugor including the present Minden Heights.

He was also the Penang MIC chairman for a brief period when Tunku Abdul Rahman was Prime Minister.

He was a pioneer in selling land through fragmentation in the 60s from which he built his wealth.
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Trust companies related to Unit Trust schemes

This is a list of 14 registered Trust companies in Malaysia which are related to Unit Trust schemes, that is, offering Trust services to Unit Trust companies, as provided by the Securities Commission. This list is effective as at 31 July 2016:

ABB Trustee Berhad [208904-W]
17th Floor, Menara Affin
80 Jalan Raja Chulan
50200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-2055 9000/2055 9063
Fax : 03-2031 6067

AmanahRaya Trustees Berhad [766894-T]
Tingkat 2, Wisma TAS
21 Jalan Melaka
50100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-2036 5000
Fax : 03-2072 0320

AmTrustee Berhad [163032-V]
Level 15, Menara AmFIRST
1 Jalan 19/3
46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Tel : 03-7954 6862
Fax : 03-7954 6595

CIMB Commerce Trustee Berhad [313031-A]
Level 21, Menara CIMB
Jalan Stesen Sentral 2
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
50470 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-2261 8888
Fax : 03-2261 9894

CIMB Islamic Trustee Berhad [167913-M]
Level 21, Menara CIMB
Jalan Stesen Sentral 2
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
50470 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-2261 8888
Fax : 03-2261 9894

Deutsche Trustees Malaysia Bhd [763590-H]
Level 20, Menara IMC
8 Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-2053 7522
Fax : 03-2053 7526

HSBC (Malaysia) Trustee Berhad [001281-T]
Bangunan HSBC, 13th Floor, South Tower,
2 Leboh Ampang
50100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-2075 7800
Fax : 03-2026 1273

Maybank Trustees Berhad [5004-P]
34th Floor, Menara Maybank
100 Jalan Tun Perak
50050 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-2078 8363, 2070 8833
Fax : 03-2070 9387

Pacific Trustees Berhad [317001-A]
Unit A-9-8, 9th Floor
Megan Avenue 1
189 Jalan Tun Razak
Off Persiaran Hampshire
50400 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-2166 8830
Fax : 03-2166 3830

PB Trustee Services Berhad [7968-T]
17th Floor, Menara Public Bank
146 Jalan Ampang
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-2176 6000
Fax : 03-2164 3285

RHB Trustees Berhad [573019-U]
6th Floor, Plaza OSK
Jalan Ampang
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-9207 7777
Fax : 03-2175 3288 / 2161 6159

SCBMB Trustee Berhad [1005793-T]
Mezzanine Floor
Menara Standard Chartered
30 Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-2721 5047
Fax : 03-2711 6060

TMF Trustees Malaysia Berhad [610812-W]
10th Floor, Menara Hap Seng
1 & 3 Jalan P.Ramlee
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-2382 4288
Fax : 03-2026 1451

Universal Trustee (M) Berhad [17540-D]
1 Jalan Ampang
(3rd Floor)
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-2070 8050, 2070 9470
Fax : 03-2032 3194, 2031 9385

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From BHLB Trustee to CIMB Commerce Trustee

Sigh …. why must it be so complicated? Let me set the record straight, since I’m well aware of the history of Rockwills Corporation, having been associated with this estate planning business since 1996.

Long ago, which was some 20 years in the past, Rockwills Corporation was working with BHLB Trustee to provide executorship facilities to their clients. Clients that chose to write their wills with Rockwills Corporation could choose to appoint BHLB Trustee as their executor instead of individuals.

For a long while, this worked fine for both parties. Fine until in 2001, BHLBank was taken over by Southern Bank. The takeover meant that BHLB Trustee as a subsidiary company of BHLBank became owned by Southern Bank too. After Southern Bank was in turn acquired by CIMB Bank in 2006, BHLB Trustee changed its name to CIMB Commerce Trustee.

For five years, from 2001 to 2006, Rockwills Corporation continued to work with Southern Bank-owned BHLB Trustee but as time progressed, it became clear to Rockwills Corporation that the focus of Southern Bank was not the same as the old BHLBank. Furthermore, Rockwills Corporation realised that if the company wanted to progress further in the estate planning business and fend off new companies that were eyeing the same business, they would need a trusted partner that could move forward in pace with them, and BHLB Trustee just wasn’t keeping up.

As a result, Rockwills Trustee was set up by Rockwills Corporation in 2006 to take over the estate administration and trust services from BHLB Trustee. Since then, clients who write their wills with Rockwills Corporation now have a choice to appoint either individuals or Rockwills Trustee to be their executors.

All the past clients of Rockwills Corporation that had appointed BHLB Trustee previously were advised to write a new will and make a new executorship appointment. A majority chose to do so but there were also a considerable minority numbers that stayed put with BHLB Trustee, not willing to re-write their wills. Anyhow, CIMB Commerce Trustee is still around and though their main focus today is on offering trust services to Unit Trust companies, they will still assume the role of an executor if the need arises.

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The future direction of JobStreet

A story from Digital News Asia today regarding the future direction of

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 — It was in March of 2013 that Mark Chang, founder and chief executive officer (CEO), first mooted the idea to Andrew Bassat, CEO and cofounder of SEEK Ltd, the Australian online recruitment company that already owned a 22 per cent stake in

“Since he already owned our competitor JobsDB [with an 80 per cent stake at end-2011], I thought it made sense for him to consolidate and merge resources,” says Chang, who first spoke to Digital News Asia (DNA) in New York while attending the Nasdaq listing of MOL Global on Oct 9, with follow-ups after he had returned to Malaysia.

That was of course the sale of’s online business to the Australian Securities Exchange-listed company, first announced in February and concluded on Nov 20. SEEK also owns 20 per cent of the listed company.

While some in the market speculate that he sold the Internet assets of because of the looming threat of competition from LinkedIn, Chang waves aside that speculation.

“LinkedIn … you name it, competition could have come from anywhere and as an entrepreneur, you have to respond,” he says.

Indeed, in a May 2013 interview with DNA when first crossed the RM1-billion market capitalisation mark, he made the observation that if JobStreet failed, it would only have itself to blame. “It means we failed to reinvent and make ourselves relevant to the market.”

But responding to competition and staying relevant, he notes, can be costly as it involves the redevelopment of new products and services, and the requisite dedication of engineering resources.

“But once you have consolidated resources, it makes more sense to respond,” says the Malaysian entrepreneur, who is known to be frugal both in business and in his personal life, and is also a DNA Digerati50.

Be that as it may, that suggestion in March 2013 was the catalyst for Basset to eventually pull the trigger on the US$568-million (RM1.9-billion) acquisition.

There were various factors that compelled Chang to sell, and he won’t say if any one was stronger than the rest, but the almost 20 years he had been an entrepreneur was a key factor as well for the low-key founder who has always been a bit uncomfortable with the responsibility of being a CEO.

This he admitted to DNA as much in our May 2013 story above: “The CEO job is NOT (emphasis Chang) an easy role for me.”

And while he will be looking forward to the next 10 years where he aspires to help create the next 10 hot billion-ringgit startups with his personal funds, he will still be running Bhd, the Malaysian-listed entity that even after selling off its Internet assets, will have other assets worth around US$100 million.

These assets are a combination of cash, physical assets and stakes in four existing businesses in the region, starting with Innity Bhd (22 per cent) in Malaysia, (22 per cent) in Taiwan, Asia Travel (four per cent) in Singapore, and, a printing business in Hong Kong serving the China market.

Of course there will have to be a name change and then it will have up to a year in which to find a new business to focus on. While Chang does not discount buying out an existing listed entity, it has to be in the technology space and specifically, “be a consumer Internet” company playing in Southeast Asia.

Interestingly, in terms of timing, Chang cautions shareholders that they will see little action from JobStreet for the first 12 to 18 months, at least until his senior management team has been fully deployed back in the listed entity.

“Till then, we have a one-year commitment to help SEEK manage the transition,” he says.

That team however is lean, with the listed entity only consisting of 10 people.

Whether or not JobStreet ends up buying an existing listed company, investing in emerging ones is certainly on the cards.

“We will focus on startups from Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines,” says Chang. “That is where our core competency lies – that is, knowledge of South-East Asian markets.”

But the companies have to be scalable, with revenue, a proven product and a team in place, he emphasises, “because larger competitors can swamp you if you are just a single-country play.”

What JobStreet will not be doing is focusing on particular verticals. The idea is to keep its options open and to let entrepreneurs come and convince Chang and his team of the viability of their ideas and market opportunity.

And if Chang and his team feel they have the skills set and experience to help the entrepreneurs, they will make the investment.

Provided, that is, that the valuation is fair. Chang shakes his head at some of the deals he has seen, both in the United States and in the region.

“Valuations are way too high,” he says declining to highlight examples in Southeast Asia, as “the investors are friends and people I know,” he says, laughing.

This is also why he feels coming in as an investor in 2016 would be sweet timing as by then, valuations will have come back down.

So, if anything, he will be even busier running his private seed fund and ensuring shareholder value is enhanced in the listed company. No short break to bask and reflect in the satisfaction of building a RM2-billion company over the 11 years it was listed.

Chang is fine with that. “I need the momentum to be there as I build something meaningful over the next 10 years.” — Digital News Asia

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