20 February 2023

Allen & Gledhill Managing Partner Jerry Koh and Partner Jonathan Lee contributed an article titled “Private funds and the growing importance of private capital” to the IFC Review.

Over the last few years, public markets have experienced heavy volatility and uncertainty, with extensive global disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, escalating geopolitical tensions and inflationary pressures leading to spiking interest rates. With investors continuing to search for yield and returns to hedge against inflation, Singapore is well placed to capitalise on, and ride the momentum of, the growth of private markets.

With Singapore looking to further develop as a private markets hub, this article provides a broad overview of the key considerations that general partners and fund managers should consider in establishing a private fund in Singapore.