It Changed My Life: From dating fun to managing funds

School dropout taught dating techniques but changed tack after setback in family business

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Born into a wealthy family, Xavier See dropped out of secondary school to do business. He later became a dating coach but a turn in his family's fortunes forced him to return. He now co-manages a $15 million portfolio for an international clientele.
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Mr Xavier See turns up for this interview in a pressed white shirt, black pants and black leather shoes.

With his unblemished complexion, neatly cropped hair and semi-rimless glasses, the well-spoken 32-year-old projects a professional image, rather fitting for the co-founder of Heritage Global Capital Fund (HGCF) at Swiss Asia Financial Services.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 19, 2020, with the headline It Changed My Life: From dating fun to managing funds. Subscribe