SINGAPORE (Jan 28) Investors’ euphoria in response to Myanmar’s new political chapter seems to be over. The country’s economy grew around 6% for each of the past three years, a significant slowdown from 2013’s 8.4%.

Yet, according to Lim Chong Chong, Myanmar’s growth story is just starting. In an interview with The Edge Singapore, the co-founder of Ascent Capital Partners calls Myanmar a “misunderstood” market.

On Jan 15, Ascent Capital Partners launched its Myanmar-focused investment fund. The Ascent Myanmar Growth Fund I LP (AMGF) will invest in the consumer, education, financial services, healthcare, technology, media and telecommunications sectors.

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