Entrepreneur made $18m profit by selling dream home

Ms Mathilda Koh, seen in her current home at Sentosa Cove, is confident that prices in the posh seaside enclave will recover.
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Selling a dream home might be an emotional wrench for many of us, but the $18 million profit entrepreneur Mathilda Koh reaped certainly helped dull the pain.

Ms Koh, the 46-year-old founder and chief executive of home-grown beauty brand Bioskin, told The Sunday Times that she was more than happy to pack up and move when a Chinese businessman offered her $26 million for her Sentosa Cove home in 2013.

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