Our story

The firm was founded in 2007 in Singapore by Richard Firth who observed an opportunity for an independent specialist firm to manage Asia ex-Japan small cap (smaller companies) portfolios.

The Firth Asian Smaller Companies strategy was launched in 2008. A second strategy, Firth Asian Systematic Equities was launched in 2016 as a consequence of quantitative research conducted by Hamish Macalister. In 2019 Firth began accepting clients for quantitative design services on an advisory basis.