CFO Roundtable: Singapore as a funds jurisdiction of choice for asset managers

17 December 2020

Here we are pleased to share a recording of our recent webinar in partnership KPMG Singapore, which examined Singapore as a leading jurisdiction for funds. 

Hosted by IQ-EQ Singapore’s Sukanya Lal, the December 2020 session took the form of a panel discussion followed by a live Q&A session. Joining Sukanya on the panel were:

·       Anulekha Samant, Tax Partner - Asset Management, KPMG Singapore

·       Kalpesh Desai, Partner - Deal Advisory, M&A Tax and Private Equity Tax, KPMG India

·       Nandini Navale, Director - Asset Management, KPMG Singapore

Throughout the insightful session, our expert panellists discussed the trends in onshore platforms in Singapore as well as some of the key commercial, tax and legal considerations for investors. 

The discussion covered the reasons behind Singapore’s increasing popularity as a funds domicile, the various fund regimes now available in the jurisdiction including an update on the new Singapore VCC vehicle and its use across various fund strategies, fund management licensing requirements in Singapore, and more.

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