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Why Family Offices are moving to Singapore

Why Family Offices Are Moving To Singapore

The answer lies in what Singapore can offer as a country, the avant garde initiatives of its government, and its advanced wealth management ecosystem. There are two categories of family offices moving to Singapore: (1) redomiciled, (2) new foreign entities. The process for domiciliation and redomiciliation...

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10 Game-changing Wealth Management Trends in 2020

Aside from investment risk-return, there are 10 trends in 2020 which affect investors and the wealth management industry. 1.  GEOPOLITICAL UNCERTAINTY 2020 has been a tumultuous year. On 31 January, we had Brexit which adversely affected the EU and caused internal political friction. Next, political tension between...

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What is Systematic Trading?

Investors investing in a hedge fund seek to achieve absolute positive returns in all market conditions, i.e. they aim to be hedged from turbulent market volatility to reduce risk in their portfolio as compared to investments in other instruments. Hedge fund managers follow a plethora of...

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How to Set Up a Family Office in Singapore

Between 2017 and 2019, Singapore has seen a 5-fold increase in the number of Family Offices. This astounding growth reflects the rising numbers of affluent families in Asia that are consolidating their wealth in Singapore through formal structures. Not surprisingly, Singapore is ranked number 2 globally...

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5 Reasons wealth management is important in today’s world

“One must be deeply aware of the impermanence of the world.” ~ Dogen Zenji, Japanese Buddhist priest, writer, poet and philosopher. Today’s world is changing at a rapid speed in terms of technological advancement, intellectual awareness, global weather, financial evolution, and in many other areas of...

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Types of investment funds in Singapore

As mentioned in an earlier article, Singapore has a very developed capital market and ecosystem – one of the 7 reasons this city state is ranked 2nd in the world as the preferred offshore wealth hub. It is now the 3rd largest financial exchange centre in...

Unit trust vs ETF

Unit trust vs ETF

Unit trusts and Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) are often confused as both are investment vehicles designed for investors to gain access to a basket of individual securities. Unit trusts, otherwise known as mutual funds, and ETFs are also broadly known as Collective Investment Schemes (CIS). The products...

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Understanding family offices

When day to day management of a family’s affairs is becoming a task which exceeds the capacity of a single individual family leader, it may be time to employ the services of a family office. Some prefer to set up their own or combine it...

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Understanding Unit Trusts

The first ‘unit trust’ was launched in the United Kingdom in 1931 to rival American mutual funds. Since then, it has evolved and flourished throughout the globe. Singapore alone has over a thousand unit trusts for investors to choose from....