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Congratulations to Our SIT Academic Scholars AY 2017/2018

30 October 2017
Our Assurance Partners Khor Boon Hong and Susan Foong attended the Singapore Institute of Technology’s ‘Recognition of Excellence’ event on 26 October 2017, which saw our Academic Scholars for AY 2017/2018, Koh Jin Hui and Jordan Tan (pictured) formally recognised for their academic achievements. Both scholars are from the university’s Bachelor of Accountancy with Honours course.
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Baker Tilly Organises Seminar for Leading Malaysian Property Developers

23 October 2017
L-R: Baker Tilly TFW Deal Advisory Practice Leader Mun Siong Yoong, Baker Tilly Sabah Managing Partner Chong Ken Vun & Baker Tilly TFW Assurance Practice Leader Joshua Ong. In attendance: Leading Malaysian property developers who were also members of the Sabah Housing and Real Estate Developers Association (SHAREDA). Jointly organised by Baker Tilly TFW, Baker Tilly Malaysia and Property Hunter, the 'Let's Talk' seminar took place at the Hilton Kota Kinabalu Hotel on 20 October 2017. Centred on the topic of fundraising opportunities amid the challenging property climate and taxation issues concerning developers, the event was attended by leading Malaysian property developers who were also members of the Sabah Housing and Real Estate Developers Association (SHAREDA).  Baker Tilly TFW Assurance Practice Leader Joshua Ong spoke on the topic of 'IPO in Singapore', while Deal Advisory Practice Leader Mun Siong Yoong spoke on 'Real Estate M&A Market Trends and Funding Options'. Other key speakers include Baker Tilly Sabah Managing Partner Chong Ken Vun and FHMH Advisory Corporate Advisory Director Ng Woon Lit.
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Join Baker Tilly TFW at the IVAS-IVSC Business Valuation Conference 2017

12 October 2017
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Chongqing-Singapore Investment Forum

18 September 2017
The Chongqing-Singapore Investment Forum, jointly organised by Baker Tilly TFW and Baker Tilly China, took place on 15 September 2017 following the recent high profile 2nd Singapore-China (Chongqing) Financial Conference. Held at the Chongqing Jinjiang Oriental hotel, the forum was centred on helping Chinese firms internationalise. The attendees comprised over 60 guests from 40 organisations, including Chinese enterprises, listcos, investment firms and government organisations. In his presentation, Baker Tilly TFW Assurance Practice Leader Joshua Ong spoke about Singapore as a prime investment destination and how firms looking to expand overseas can leverage on the country's position as an international business hub. Tax Partner Loh Eng Kiat, who conducted a joint presentation with Baker Tilly China counterpart Yan Li, touched on the subject of tax planning for firms looking to invest via Singapore. The first half of the forum concluded with a panel discussion featuring Baker Tilly TFW Managing Partner Sim Guan Seng, who together with other expert panellists, shared insights on fundraising in Singapore. Further coverage (in Chinese) can be found here.
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Baker Tilly TFW Completes 3rd IPO of the Year, Congratulates Y Ventures

11 July 2017
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AC Consortium Completes Sale to Rowsley Ltd

7 July 2017
Pictured (L-R): AC Consortium founders Tan Meow Hwa and Grace Young Kok Inn, with Rowsley Ltd's Managing Directors Lai Huen Poh and Lee Kut Cheong.
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Baker Tilly TFW Congratulates Shopper360 on Successful SGX Listing

30 June 2017
  Above: Shopper360 CEO Chew Sue Ann (in red) and Financial Controller Chow Siew Bee (in white) with the Baker Tilly TFW team.
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BTI-APAC Chairman Sim Guan Seng to IAB: "APAC one of the fastest growing regions"

10 March 2017
The International Accounting Bulletin (IAB), a UK-based publication covering the professional services sector globally, recently asked Baker Tilly International Asia-Pacific Chairman Sim Guan Seng for his economic predictions for the Asia Pacific region in 2017. His views were published in the February 2017 issue. We’re pleased to share an excerpt of Mr Sim’s original quote here:
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Baker Tilly International Combined Revenues Grow 6.2%, Partners and Staff Up 8.9%

6 February 2017
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Whitepaper: The Future of Work - Impact of Millennials and Smart Nation Vision

31 January 2017
In recent years, millennials have brought about cultural shifts that have been viewed as both innovative and disruptive by their Gen-X and baby boomer colleagues. 
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Baker Tilly TFW Congratulates Samurai 2K, First Company to Successfully List on SGX Catalist in 2017

16 January 2017
Image: Baker TIlly TFW with Samurai 2K Aerosol Limited at the SGX Centre.
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2017: A Word From Our Managing Partner

13 January 2017
Most projections for 2017 are gloomy but there are several silver linings that C-suite executives should look at and even focus on. 
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Regional Drive

29 November 2016
Sim Guan Seng, Managing Partner of Baker Tilly TFW
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Customer Success Video: Baker Tilly TFW & Cedar Strategic Holdings

28 November 2016
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Dealmakers: Mid-market M&A in Asia-Pacific 2016

24 November 2016
In the midst of economic uncertainty and volatility, dealmakers are taking a more cautious stance in valuations and dealmaking. As a result of this, the Asia-Pacific deal market has seen fewer headline-grabbing megadeals and more deals in the mid-market (deals valued between US$10m and US$250m).
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Now Available for Download: The Salient Point Volume 4

7 November 2016
In this issue of The Salient Point, we speak with Mr Sim Guan Seng, Baker Tilly International's newly appointed Asia-Pacific Advisory Council Chairman. In our cover story, he discusses upcoming plans for the fastest growing region within the network.
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Upcoming Seminar: FRS 115 Revenue from Contracts with Customers | 1 December 2016

3 November 2016
Baker Tilly TFW is pleased to hold our upcoming seminar on FRS 115 Revenue from Contracts with Customers.
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Singapore Issues Guidance on Country-by-Country Reporting

1 November 2016
The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) has published detailed guidance on the implementation of a new country-by-country (CbC) reporting requirement in the territory.
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Baker Tilly TFW Acquires Lightway Corporate Services

13 October 2016
13 October 2016, SINGAPORE - Baker Tilly TFW, one of the 10 largest accountancy and business advisory firms in Singapore, has completed its acquisition of Lightway Corporate Services, a boutique corporate service provider.
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Baker Tilly International Named Network of the Year

7 October 2016
Baker Tilly International has been named the winner of the prestigious Network of the Year Award at the International Accounting Bulletin (IAB) Awards 2016.
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Baker Tilly TFW expands to meet growing demand for advisory and assurance services

22 July 2016
SINGAPORE, 22 July 2016 - To cater to an increasing demand for advisory and assurance services, Baker Tilly TFW has bolstered its service offerings with the admission of two Partners and three Assurance Directors.
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『天职论坛』“于潇湘揽海外项目,共名师享五洲投经”——湖南企业境外投资论坛隆重召开!

15 July 2016
7 月 13 日下午,由湖南省上市公司协会、天职国际会计师事务所联合举办的“走出去新常态”湖南企业境外投资论坛在长沙市现代投资凯莱大酒店举行。来自湖南省政府部门、上市公司、国有及民营企业、金融投资机构等单位的近 200 位专家、企业家汇聚一堂,与全球第八大会计组织天职国际德国、加拿大、新加坡、澳大利亚等成员所的并购专家,以及国内券商、律师一起,共同探讨湖南企业境外投资的项目选择、融资安排、问题及应对。
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Baker Tilly TFW Awards Scholarship to Outstanding SIT Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) Students

27 June 2016
Baker Tilly TFW would like to extend our heartiest congratulations to our 2016 scholars, Ms Aw Huiling Levina, Ms Tang Jing Wen Joanne and and Mr Tan Yiming for their outstanding acadamic achievements
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Baker Tilly TFW conducts first ever Japanese Seminar Baker Tilly TFWセミナーのお知らせ

26 April 2016
Baker Tilly TFW will be conducting its first ever Japanese seminar on 10 May 2016. Targeted at the Japanese business community in Singapore and the region, the seminar will focus on pertinent issues in Budget 2016, as well as recent tax developments.
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Baker Tilly TFW on Channel News Asia's Money Mind

15 April 2016
Update dd 22 April 2016: The repeat online telecast is now available for viewing on the Channel News Asia website. Singapore, 15 April 2016 - In the wake of the recent Panama Papers leak, the spotlight has been shifted to offshore companies.
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Singapore Budget 2016 - A Business Perspective

6 April 2016
Internationalisation. Innovation. Partnership. Productivity Growth. These are the keywords arising from Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat’s Budget 2016 presentation on 24 March and Singapore companies would do well to incorporate these into their strategic plans moving forward.
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Baker Tilly TFW releases Budget 2016 Commentary

31 March 2016
The Baker Tilly TFW Budget 2016 Commentary covers the key tax measures announced on 24 March 2016 and their implications for businesses, individuals and employers.
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Enhanced Industry Focus for Singapore QP Professional Programme Module

28 March 2016
Candidates enrolled in the Singapore QP Professional Programme can look forward to a curriculum with a stronger focus on industry relevance in the upcoming July 2016 semester.
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Press Release: A welcome Budget 2016 for SMEs

24 March 2016
Singapore, 24 March 2016 - Budget 2016 presented today is a steady start for Singapore's next phase of growth, amidst an economic environment that remains fraught with uncertainty and global economic headwinds.
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News release: Baker Tilly TFW sets up Japan Desk

3 February 2016
Baker Tilly TFW signs strategic alliance with Japanese consulting firm es Networks to tap the huge inflow of Japanese companies and FDI.
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