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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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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|1 Comment
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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
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Vested Interest

Is a financial advisor needed when deciding to invest?

Dear Sven,

I moved to Vietnam six months ago, and am on a temporary assignment here until the end of the year. I am paid into my US bank account and, since living […]

By |March 28th, 2016|Business, Money Talks|0 Comments
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Don’t Worry, You Can Trust Me

Trusts as a financial planning tool

Dear Sven,

I’m a keen investor who’s been living in Vietnam for six years now. I have a few property investments abroad, and I own a small stock portfolio. I have a son who is six […]

By |January 3rd, 2016|Business, Money Talks|0 Comments
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Stocks, Mutual Funds and ETF’s

Dear Sven,

I read one of your previous articles where you explained the potential benefits and pitfalls of buying stocks on the Vietnamese stock exchanges. You mentioned a few companies that could potentially produce attractive returns for investors. I am a […]

By |November 15th, 2015|Business, Finance|0 Comments
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Setting up workplace pensions and insurance for employees

Dear Sven, I have been running a successful diving school in Vietnam for many years now and have a loyal team of employees, most of whom are Vietnamese. I am worried that when they want to retire or are unable […]

By |October 25th, 2015|Business, Money Talks|0 Comments
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Bull & Bear: Top stocks to watch in Vietnam

Dear Sven,

I’ve been living in Saigon for a number of years now, and have always been interested in using a bit of my money to buy shares in the Vietnamese stock market. I’ve read that the government will lift the […]

By |September 24th, 2015|Business, Money Talks|0 Comments
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Navigating Vietnamese Bank Fees

Dear Sven,

I just moved from Madrid to Saigon to work as a manager at a local manufacturing company. My boss told me that I am responsible for opening my own bank account while I’m here. I’ve noticed that there are […]

By |August 25th, 2015|Business, Money Talks|0 Comments