TITLE

Palm Oil Pal

AUTHOR(S)
Tan, Jessica
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;9/1/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 14, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Peter Lim, a stockbroker and ranks number seven as the richest man in Singapore. Lim invested around $10 million in palm oil in 1991, where he did not know about the commodity. However, through the help of his long time friend, Kuok Khoon Hong, Lim financially prospered. Lim now becomes a billionaire with net worth around $1.1 billion and still an investor in one of the country's famous stocks.
ACCESSION #
34379540

 

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