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Royston Yang

Royston Yang has been an investor for the past 14 years and strongly believes that value investing is an effective way to grow one's wealth over time. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from NTU and also an MBA from NUS. Royston has worked in accounting and audit for the past 10 years and also has experience as a buy-side investment analyst for six and a half years. His first foray into value investing started after reading the seminal book "The Intelligent Investor" by the great Benjamin Graham. He cites Phillip Fisher, Howard Marks and Warren Buffett as strong influences on his investment style. Apart from investing, Royston also enjoys rock ballads, cycling and a game of squash.

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