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About Sven Roering

Sven Roering is a Managing Partner at Tenzing Pacific Investment Management. He holds an Economics Degree from Rhodes University in South Africa, and is a candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program, having successfully completed level 1 and is currently working towards the level 2 exam.
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Real at Stake

Five perilous myths of property investment

You will have heard term “safe as houses”—this is exactly how many people describe their attitudes towards property investing, believing that it’s the safest haven for their money and an appropriate platform to shelter long-term savings.
Indeed, property can be a worthwhile investment. […]

By |September 12th, 2017|Business, Money Talks|0 Comments
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Die Another Day

Knowing the difference between term-life insurance and investment-linked insurance can protect your family’s future.

I’m an expat living in Hanoi, Australian by birth, with a wife and two young kids. I’ve been thinking about what would happen to my family if […]

By |August 9th, 2017|Business, Money Talks|0 Comments
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Saving Private Capital

Is private equity right for me?

I am a UK citizen who has been living in Saigon for about 10 years. I have substantial savings generated from working as a c-suite executive for many years. My wealth manager often recommends that […]

By |June 27th, 2017|Business, Money Talks|0 Comments
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The REIT Thing

Play the real estate market with little capital

Dear Sven,

I’m interested in investing in property, however, I do not have a large amount of cash on hand and do not want to take out a mortgage loan. Since buying property can […]

By |April 17th, 2017|Business, Money Talks|0 Comments
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All or Nothing

Before investing in binary options, read this

Dear Sven,

I’ve been reading about a few investment platforms where I can register for online that allow me to manage my investments with relative ease. Some of the platforms advertised seem to offer products […]

By |March 12th, 2017|Business, Money Talks|0 Comments
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Fringe Benefits

How to set up an employee pension plan in Southeast Asia

I am a manager of a footwear production company, with factories and operations in Vietnam, Myanmar, Malaysia and Cambodia. I started the company with three partners about two years ago. […]

By |December 20th, 2016|Business, Money Talks|0 Comments
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Estate of Affairs

Navigating the pros and cons of investing in the real estate market

Hi Sven,

I’m a French citizen currently living in Ho Chi Minh City. I would like to invest in local assets. I’ve tried to open a stock trading account with a […]

By |August 28th, 2016|Business, Money Talks|0 Comments
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Houston, We Have A Problem

Comparing investment risks between here and abroad

Dear Sven,

What advice do you have for a Vietnamese/US dual citizen who wants to buy a house in the US instead of saving money in Vietnamese banks or investing in domestic assets in such […]

By |July 23rd, 2016|Business, Money Talks|0 Comments
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It’s Permanent

Investing in a foreign country in exchange for citizenship

Dear Sven,

I am a 40-year-old South African who’s been working in Vietnam for the last three years. I have been an expat for the last 10 years and have around 40 percent […]

By |May 23rd, 2016|Business, Money Talks|0 Comments
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Vroom Vroom

Hit the brakes, sir. Is that cash or credit for the car?

Dear Sven,

I’m American and my wife is Vietnamese. We’ve decided to buy a car. I’ve never purchased a new one in Asia. We definitely want to buy new. […]

By |April 24th, 2016|Business, Money Talks|0 Comments