Singapore Startup Funding (20 Feb 2015)

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in Singapore Technology Companies, Startups in Singapore

 Singapore Startup Funding Resources This list is updated as of 20 Feb 2015 (I’ll try to update from time to time).  Many friends of mine in the Singapore Startup Community have asked for a list of resources that are available online.  Here is my list of startup resources that some of you can use (disclaimer: This is not legal advice. If you want legal advice please contact me): Funding Related Resources: 1. Business Angel Funds : Here...

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Launching of the Singapore International commercial court

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in Singapore Legal Services

Singapore has launched the Singapore International Commercial Court which seeks to bring foreign commercial cases to be heard in Singapore.  The Kluwer blog has done a good job describing the mechanism of how such litigation would take so I will not deal with those points but will deal with the practical commercial reasons to have your dispute heard in Singapore Courts. Singapore is well known for efficiency and speed in dealing with commercial...

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An Analysis of Reverse Takeover Transactions (RTO Transaction) in Singapore as an alternative to initial public offering (IPOs)

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in SGX-ST Listings, Singapore Business, Singapore Economy, Singapore Legal Services

                   Reverse Takeover Transactions (RTO Transaction) in Singapore Happy Chinese New Year of the Goat to all my readers!  This year looks bad on the economic climate for the second half of the year but this also means assets are getting cheaper valuations which means more RTO transactions may be in the pipeline.  I been getting several calls on this.  Further to my earlier post on...

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Singapore launches first mobile messaging applications company under established Singapore listed company

Posted by on Aug 16, 2014 in SGX-ST Listings, Singapore Technology Companies

Singapore’s traditional business ventures are now expanding into the dot-com space. Reading the Edge Singapore today and Asiaone, I noticed that Singapore eDevelopment, formerly CCM is aiming to be the next Tencent and Alibaba. This is a Singapore listed company (run by an Ex Wall Street Banker) and who is expanding the company into the Mobile Messaging space (think QQ Messenger/Line/Whatsapp). This is a good development whereby...

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Private Equity Divestments for China Assets and its impact on listings in Singapore

Posted by on Jan 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The opening of the China IPO Market, Private Equity Divestments for China Assets and its impact on listings in Singapore. On 30 November 2013, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) announced that is was opening the door to IPOs in China again.  Following from this, many private equity investors holding PRC assets have started to consider the potential to exit their China Private Equity Investments by listing their companies either...

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