As a bank born and bred in Asia, DBS understands the intricacies of doing business in the region’s most dynamic markets. DBS is committed to building lasting relationships with customers, and positively impacting communities through supporting social enterprises, as it banks the Asian way.
KPMG is a global organisation of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG firms operate in 145 countries and territories with more than 236,000 people in the network working together to offer a globally-consistent standard of service based on professional capabilities, industry insight and local knowledge. Our industry focus helps KPMG firms’ professionals develop a rich understanding of clients’ businesses and the insight, skills and resources required to address industry-specific issues and opportunities.
RSM is the sixth largest audit, tax and consulting network globally. In Singapore, we are the largest outside the Big 4, serving internationally-active businesses. We focus on growing businesses, helping them to improve profits, enhance business value and internationalise. We provide audit, tax, corporate and risk advisory, as well as business support services.
RSM’s ASEAN Desk specialises in helping businesses spearhead successful expansion into the region. We demystify challenges, highlight obstacles as well as give businesses the clarity needed to identify opportunities and crystalize their strategies.
Along with a network of local advisors, our on-the-ground experience gets your business started with the traction needed to start operations without delays. We are able to assist in the following:
Entry strategy and establishment advisory
Cross-border tax advisory
Business support & corporate compliance
Application of business licenses, work passes, etc
PSA International (PSA) is a leading port group and trusted partner to cargo stakeholders. With flagship operations in Singapore and Antwerp, PSA’s global network encompasses over 50 locations in 26 countries around the world. The Group’s portfolio comprises more than 60 deepsea, rail and inland terminals, as well as affiliated businesses in distriparks, warehouses and marine services. Drawing on the deep expertise and experience from a diverse global team, PSA actively collaborates with its customers and partners to deliver world-class port services alongside, develop innovative cargo solutions and co-create an Internet of Logistics. As the partner of choice in the global supply chain, PSA is “The World’s Port of Call”. Visit us at www.globalpsa.com, or follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook (@globalpsa).
Incorporated in 1967, Pacific International Lines (PIL) is the largest carrier in Southeast Asia and is ranked 12th among the world’s top container shipping lines. From a modest ship-owner in Singapore, PIL has developed into a global carrier with a focus on China, Asia, Africa, Middle East, South America and Oceania. Together with its sister company Mariana Express Lines (MELL), PIL serves customers at over 500 locations in more than 90 countries worldwide with a fleet of around 100 container and multi-purpose vessels.
Apart from the core liner shipping business, PIL also has several other business units such as container manufacturing, depot and logistics services.
Building on “Our Promise, Your Satisfaction”, PIL strives to forge strong and long-lasting relationships with its customers through value-adding personalised services.
FPT Asia Pacific is a subsidiary of FPT Software group, the largest IT Services group in Southeast Asia.
In the last 15 years, FPT Asia Pacific has been a trusted partner of over 300 businesses in Singapore (APAC Headquarter), Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong and UAE. In Singapore, we have been recognised as top 50 IT Services & Solutions Provider by Gartner in 2021.
Agility, innovation, client-centric and cost-effective operations are the backbone to our success. With the persistent effort to demonstrate our values to businesses through technologies, we have enabled and accelerated the digital transformation (DX) and IT transformation (ITX) journey of our customers. Our end-to-end services and solutions include: Consulting, Design, UI/ UX, Development & Implementation and Managed Services. With both next-gen technology services and traditional/ outsourcing services, including: Cloud, Mobility, RPA, AI/ ML, Data Analytics, Blockchain, IoT, Application Development Services, Managed Services (AMS/ IMS), Enterprise Application, Legation Migration, Testing Services, Embedded System, IC Design and more.
To best serve the accelerated need of the regional market, we have established an extensive network of development centers across 5 different Asia Pacific countries with over 22,000 employees.
MCC Singapore is a part of Fortune Global 500 company Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd (the “MCC Group”) listed on the Hong Kong and Shanghai Stock Exchange. The core businesses of MCC Singapore include investments, urban planning and development, property development, project management, as well as construction.
Since entering the Singapore market in 1996, MCC Singapore has engaged in various landmark projects including Resorts World Sentosa while accumulating comprehensive experience and achievements in theme park projects, infrastructural projects as well as public and industrial projects. In terms of property development, MCC Singapore has developed, managed, and constructed 17 commercial and residential complexes and real estate projects in Singapore, with a total sales area of over 700,000 square metres, and has expanded its footprint to countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia and Cambodia, allowing residents to enjoy the Singapore model of quality living. We aim to be a global leading urbanisation enterprise.
In response to the Singapore government’s initiative, MCC Singapore is undergoing a comprehensive digital transformation, from the deployment of smart technology in construction to the launch of an online-to-offline, end-user platform that seeks to create a one-stop service space for the community. At this year’s SABS, we will share how digitalisation is helping MCC Singapore grow and how it is changing our future.
The Singapore Institute of Management Group Limited (SIM) is one of the region’s leading private education and lifelong learning institutions, recognised for empowering individuals and enterprises to be fit-for-future and to thrive across life stages. Seeded by the Singapore Economic Development Board in 1964, SIM has, for over 50 years, been relentlessly innovating to meet the needs of industry and our learners. Today, we remain fully committed to harnessing new knowledge, skills, technology and our ecosystems to provide best-in-class, skills-based learning experiences that enable our students and working adults to pursue higher education and professional development as well as for companies to achieve corporate excellence through talent development. SIM fulfils our purpose through the 3 brands: SIM Professional Development & Enterprise Learning, SIM Global Education and Singapore (Cambodia) International Academy
Leading, most awarded Ecommerce Enabler in SEA. Over 600 Brand Partners (Nike, Estee Lauder Companies, Shiseido, L’Oreal, Amore Pacific, Nestle) & 400 employees regionally. Winner of Lazada Partner of Year 2021 & Shopee Certified Enabler Program. Our Coud-based Ecosystem of Solutions and Services continually powers SEA’s and our Brands Partners’ Digital Ambitions and Transformation.
Founded in 2012, Lazada Group is the leading eCommerce platform in Southeast Asia. We are accelerating progress in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam through commerce and technology. With the largest logistics and payments networks in the region, Lazada is a part of our consumers’ daily lives in the region and we aim to serve 300 million shoppers by 2030. Since 2016, Lazada has been the Southeast Asia flagship platform of Alibaba Group powered by its world-class technology infrastructure.
V3 Brands owns and creates iconic lifestyle, wellness, and luxury gourmet brands in Asia and around the world. It is a business unit of the V3 Group, a Singapore-based holding company with a globally diversified portfolio that incudes lifestyle, wellness, luxury gourmet, capital markets, real estate, and integrated healthcare services. The V3 Brands portfolio includes OSIM, the pioneer and global leader in branded healthy lifestyle products; LAC, a leading health and wellness supplement brand with a global presence, as well as V3 Gourmet, a dedicated luxury gourmet unit with legendary brands such as TWG Tea, Bacha Coffee, and Le Cabestan.
United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. Established in 2011, UOB was the first bank in Southeast Asia to set up a dedicated Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Advisory Unit to help connect companies to opportunities as they expand across Asia. Through our ten FDI Centres located in Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, we actively promote regional connectivity in the areas of trade, finance and logistics by working closely with government agencies, trade and industry associations and professional service providers. To find out more, visit www.uobgroup.com/FDI
Kuok (Singapore) Limited (KSL) is an investment holding company with interests in maritime activities, agrisolutions, property and equity investments in various listed companies. KSL was founded in 1948 and has since grown into a Group with a multi-billion asset base. KSL shares common heritage with two other holding companies, namely Kerry Holdings Limited in Hong Kong and Kuok Brothers in Malaysia, in that they were all founded by the Kuok family. The subsidiaries under KSL include but not limited to Pacc Offshore Services Holdings (POSH), Pacific Carriers Limited (PCL), PaxOcean Group, AllGreen Properties, Agrifert Group and K2 Data Centres. Through its core maritime companies of POSH, PCL and PaxOcean, KSL serves the maritime value chain from offshore support and accommodation vessels, installation and maintenance of subsea assets, shipping and transportation solutions, construction of newbuilding, repairs and conversion of marine assets. With its digital infrastructure capabilities, the Group aims to empower and connect businesses for the digital economy. Its real estate developments have also redefined the places where people live, work and play. The Group will continue to build on its legacy and bring entrepreneurial spirt, heart and ambition to businesses in Asia as it innovates for the future. For more information, visit www.kuokgroup.com.sg
Rajah & Tann Asia (“RTA”) is one of the largest regional networks that brings together leading law firms and 800 fee earners across Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam. At the leading edge of law, we are a full service legal network driven by multiple talents who understand local conditions and international standards, all working together towards one shared goal. Each member firm of the network offers the highest standards of service to locally-based clients while collectively having the capability to deliver complete solutions to the most complex multi-jurisdictional cases and transactions. RTA’s geographical reach also includes Singapore-based regional desks focusing on Brunei, Japan and South Asia. With unparalleled skills to support clients with uncompromising standards of legal expertise across all areas of practice, we are proud to be the first unified, coherent, and authentically Asian legal services provider in the region.
Xero is a cloud-based accounting software platform for small businesses with over 3 million subscribers globally. Through Xero, small business owners and their advisors have access to real-time financial data any time, anywhere and on any device. Xero offers an ecosystem of over 1000 third-party apps and 300 plus connections to banks and other financial partners. In 2021, Xero was named “Innovator of the Year – Accounting Technology” by the Singapore Business Review in their Management Excellence Awards 2021 and “2021 Asia-Pacific SME Accounting Software Vendor of the year” by Frost & Sullivan.
Far East Organization is a Christian Enterprise, which develops real estate and operates businesses by serving with grace, love, integrity and honesty. Far East Organization and its Hong Kong-based sister company Sino Group is one of Asia’s largest real estate groups, with operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Hong Kong and China. Far East Organization is the largest private property developer in Singapore, having developed over 780 developments across all segments of real estate including 55,000 private homes in Singapore since its establishment in 1960. Far East Organization includes three listed entities: Far East Orchard Limited, Far East Hospitality Trust and Yeo Hiap Seng Limited. Far East Organization is the winner of 12 FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence awards, the highest honour in international real estate.