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Financial Advisory

Singapore GDP Update – September 2019

By |2019-09-29T02:15:52+08:00September 29th, 2019|Singapore GDP Forecast|

On 13th August 2019, Singapore’s   Ministry of Trade and Industry slashed it’s 2019 GDP forecast to zero to 1% -this is in contrast to the forecast of 1.5% to 2.5%. With the expected continued decline in the economy, Singapore is in a technical recession. In our earlier write up we [...]

New S$75m grant to enhance Singapore as an enterprise financing hub

By |2019-09-18T16:54:11+08:00May 1st, 2019|Corporate Finance, News|

Singapore, 14 January 2019 - The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will launch next month a new S$75 million Grant for Equity Market Singapore (GEMS). Announcing this at the UBS Wealth Insights conference today, Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Finance and MAS Board Member, highlighted Singapore’s vision to serve as [...]

SGX, Third500 to build emerging growth IPO market

By |2019-08-20T23:38:38+08:00September 24th, 2018|Corporate Finance, Financial Advisory, Initial Public Offering, News, Private Business, Private Equity|

THIRD500, the Singapore-based affiliate of US investment bank, Healthios Capital Markets LLC, on Monday said it is partnering the Singapore bourse to build a pre-IPO (initial public offering) and IPO market for venture-backed emerging growth companies. In particular, Third500 focuses on companies that have each attracted on average US$60 million in [...]

Noble Group’s Top Creditors Seek to Draw Line Under Crisis

By |2019-08-20T23:38:39+08:00September 20th, 2018|Asia, Corporate Advisory, Corporate Finance, Merger and Acquisitions, News|

Noble Group Ltd. plans to introduce the schemes of arrangement that underpin its restructuring this week, a key step in the creation of a new company that senior creditors signaled will hold to the highest standards of corporate governance after a drawn-out crisis. The schemes, which buttress the $3.5 billion [...]

Singapore Land Frenzy Slows After Property Curbs

By |2019-08-20T23:38:39+08:00September 17th, 2018|Asia, Corporate Advisory, Corporate Assistance, Family Business, General, Private Business|

The bidding frenzy for Singapore land has slowed to a trickle, going by the results of the first auctions since property curbs were tightened. Just three bids were submitted for the Jalan Jurong Kechil site in the island’s northwest, compared to 24 received in April last year for the nearby [...]

China’s ‘Silk Road’ project runs into debt jam

By |2019-08-20T23:38:39+08:00September 6th, 2018|Asia, Corporate Finance, Financial Advisory, International, News|

CHINA'S massive and expanding "Belt and Road" trade infrastructure project is running into speed bumps as some countries begin to grumble about being buried under Chinese debt. First announced in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, the initiative also known as the "new Silk Road" envisions the construction of railways, roads [...]

Independent directors to face 9-year limit – SGX

By |2019-08-20T23:38:39+08:00August 30th, 2018|Asia, Business Support, Corporate Assistance, Initial Public Offering, News|

SINGAPORE-LISTED companies will have to justify the independence of long-serving independent directors - if suggested rule changes put forth by the Corporate Governance Council on Tuesday go into force within the second half of this year. To encourage firms to refresh and introduce more diversity into their boardrooms, the Council [...]

Singapore Budget Synopsis 2018

By |2019-08-20T23:38:40+08:00February 22nd, 2018|Corporate Finance|

As our Singapore Finance Minister, Mr ‎Heng Swee Keat, had just delivered the Singapore Budget 2018. Find out more on our firm’s Budget Synopsis. [pdf-embedder url="https://pwco.com.sg/wp-content/uploads/Budget-2018.pdf" title="Budget 2018"]

Singapore Budget Synopsis 2017

By |2019-08-20T23:38:40+08:00February 21st, 2017|Corporate Finance|

As our Singapore Finance Minister, Mr ‎Heng Swee Keat, had just delivered the Singapore Budget 2017. Find out more on our firm's Budget Synopsis. [pdf-embedder url="https://pwco.com.sg/wp-content/uploads/Budget-2017-final-1.pdf" title="Budget 2017 (final)"]