Lim Chong Chong

Lim Chong Chong
Founder & Managing Partner
Ascent Capital Partners
Bachelor of Business

Mr Lim Chong Chong is the Founder and Managing Partner of Ascent Capital Partners, a Myanmar-focused fund manager managing the largest Myanmar-dedicated private equity fund. He has extensive experience in investments, corporate finance and corporate transformation, and deep operational knowledge of Myanmar's corporate and business landscape.

Mr Lim has a proven track record in successfully investing, building and transforming businesses in Myanmar and in the region. Before starting Ascent Capital, he also founded O2 Asia Ventures, a Myanmar-focused investment and advisory firm.

Prior to starting his own entrepreneurial journey, Mr Lim held various senior management positions. He was the Group Chief Financial Officer and Head of Strategy at Capital Diamond Star Group (CDSG), a leading conglomerate in Myanmar, where he led the formation of several local-foreign joint ventures and its corporate transformation efforts. Before moving to Myanmar, he worked at Temasek, Ernst & Young, KPMG and Citibank, in Singapore and China, where he was involved in investment management, strategic planning and financial advisory.

​Mr Lim has in-depth experience in various industries, including agriculture, consumer, food, retail, real estate and financial services. He also contributes actively to the community in both Singapore and Myanmar, in the capacity of Deputy President, Singapore Association of Myanmar (SAM) and Assistant Treasurer, Nanyang Technological University Alumni Association (Myanmar).

Mr Lim graduated from Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, with a Bachelor of Business degree (Second Upper Honours) in Banking and Finance. He is also a CFA Charterholder.​