Growing opportunities in South-east Asia

The investment funds industry in the region continues to grow, fuelled by global developments and regulator-led initiatives. Domestic regulators are working closer together in harmonising industry regulations with global standards. Local investment houses are rising to the challenge of cross-border competition. Singapore’s strong position as an investment management centre continues to grow, adding fintech and digital currencies to the wide range of asset classes managed. This is a period of great dynamism and growth. The region demands expert thought leadership in navigating uncharted waters in the industry.

Dedicated practice

Our Investment Funds Practice is one of the largest dedicated practice groups in the region, with experience and expertise that is consistently recognised as top-tier. Over the years, we have established ourselves as a leading legal adviser in the investment management industry, and have been involved in some of the most complex deals in the region.  We have acted across a wide range of asset classes, including public securities, private equity, real estate, hedge funds, infrastructure and venture capital. Our dedicated investment funds team of specialised practitioners has a dominant presence in listings of exchange traded funds and a notable track record of helping domestic and global firms set up fund management companies and investment funds in the region.

Wide capability to meet needs

We offer an extensive range of services to the investment management industry, providing advice and expertise to our clients on:

  • Structuring and establishment of offshore and onshore, retail and private investment funds across a wide range of fund vehicles
  • Establishment and licensing of fund management companies and fund regulatory matters
  • Marketing of investment funds
  • Investments in fund products
  • Offering of funds-related services
  • Establishment of family offices

We are proud to be involved in the establishment of some of the largest funds in the Asia Pacific region and to be able to count on the world’s leading fund managers, corporate groups, sovereign wealth funds and financial institutions as our clients.

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