PrimePartners Corporate Finance

 
Partnering Growth Companies

PrimePartners Corporate Finance (PPCF) is focused on providing advisory and capital raising services for private and public-listed small and medium sized companies operating domestically and internationally. Headquartered in Singapore, PPCF has more than 30 dedicated professionals providing a comprehensive range of public listing, financial advisory, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions and continuing sponsorship services. Our integrated platform allows us to draw relevant resources from our advisory, M&A, and fund-raising teams to provide you with a comprehensive solution for your corporate actions.

0 companies listed on Mainboard and Catalist

We are a market leader for both full and continuing sponsorship on the Catalist board.

We received our Capital Market Services (CMS) licence from Monetary Authority of Singapore in January 2003 and was approved, in February 2008, as one of the pioneer batch of 7 Full Sponsors for Catalist, the listing platform of the Singapore Exchange for growth companies.

S$ 0.0Bn Market Capitalisation Added

With over 60 listings completed to date, we have added S$7.4 billion market capitalisation on the Singapore Exchange

PPCF has completed more than 60 listings on the Singapore Exchange and over 180 advisory engagements, leveraging on our capital introduction platform which includes private equity funds, family offices, alternative/special situations funds, private banks, and foundations.

Our SERVICES

S$168 million

Listing market capitalisation of The Trendlines Group Ltd

SGX Catalist. Sponsor, Issue Manager & Placement Agent 2015.

Public Listings

We have extensive experience with guiding owners, entrepreneurs and senior management teams through the entire listing and fund-raising process.

View Our Services

Delisting

of Junma Tyre Cord Company

Financial Adviser. 2015

Financial Advisory

We have completed a wide range of advisory engagements including advising on takeovers, privatizations, delistings, acquisitions, divestments, corporate restructurings as well as providing independent financial advice in fairness opinions

Solutions we offer

Exclusive Singapore member of Oaklins

the world’s leading M&A alliance.

Mergers and Acquisitions

We are committed to providing our clients with in-depth knowledge on a regional basis supported by a thorough understanding of the local conditions and first-class transaction execution capability.

Types of transactions we offer

S$13. 7 Million

raised for the Trendlines Group Ltd

Pre-IPO Fund Raising

Capital Solutions

Through our network of financial, strategic and corporate investors throughout the region we are able to assist clients in accessing structured capital in a wide range of industries.

Capital services we offer
Continuing Sponsorship

We are one of the pioneer batch of Full Sponsors authorised by the Singapore Exchange to undertake introducing and continuing sponsorship activities for companies listed on Catalist

Who we are sponsoring

The Team

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Gerald Ong Chong Keng, Chief Executive Officer, has had more than 20 years of corporate finance related experience. He has held senior positions at various financial institutions including NM Rothschilds & Sons (Singapore) Ltd, Tokyo-Mitsubishi International (Singapore) Pte Ltd and Hong Leong (Malaysia) Group. During his time with these institutions, Gerald’s duties encompassed the provision of a wide variety of Corporate Finance services from advisory, M&A activities and fund raising exercises incorporating various structures such as equity, equity-linked and derivative-enhanced issues structured to raise funding at competitive rates. He is an alumnus of the National University of Singapore, University of British Columbia and Harvard Business School.

geraldong@ppcf.com.sg, (65) 6229 8051  

Mark Liew, Chief Operating Officer of PrimePartners Corporate Finance (PPCF) has more than 16 years experience in the corporate finance industry. Mark is responsible for overseeing the advisory and capital raising business at PPCF and has advised listed and private companies on a wide range of transactions including initial public offerings, reverse takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and capital raising exercises. Mark was a member of the working committees that reviewed The Association of Banks in Singapore IPO Due Diligence Guidelines and the listing rules for the Singapore Exchange. Prior to joining PPCF, he has held positions at various financial institutions including Dexia BIL and UOB Asia. Mark graduated from the Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor in Accountancy.

markliew@ppcf.com.sg, (65) 6229 8052

Gillian Goh, Director & Head, Continuing Sponsorship, has more than 10 years of corporate finance experience, during which she developed her advisory and project management skills across a variety of transactions.  She has transactional experience in mergers and acquisitions, divestments, privatisations, initial public offerings, rights issue, and the issuance of fairness opinions for interested party transactions and general offers.  Before joining PPCF in 2006, Gillian worked with Ernst & Young Corporate Finance Pte Ltd, Deloitte & Touche (Corporate Finance) and UOB Asia Limited.  She started her career with DBS Finance Ltd where she acquired her credit skills through the marketing of corporate loan products.  Gillian graduated from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore with a MBA (Banking and Finance) degree and Monash University, Australia with a Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) degree.

gilliangoh@ppcf.com.sg, (65) 6229 8050

Alistair Burgoyne, Director & Head of M&A, has more than 20 years of experience in the Finance industry. He has held senior positions at various financial institutions including Nomura Securities (Toyko/Sydney), Ord Minnett Tokyo, General Finance Bangkok, Seamico Securities Bangkok. During his tenure with these institutions, Alistair’s duties included managing local and institutional sales, (debt/equity), issues of FRN’s, Euro Yen, Samurai & Shogun, online equity trading and principal investments. He also has experience as Finance Director at two private companies in Singapore and Hong Kong. He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Western Australia.

alistairb@ppcf.com.sg, (65) 6229 8058

Andrew Leo, Director, Corporate Finance has had more than 10 years of corporate finance experience which includes managing fund-raising exercises such as initial public offerings, fairness opinions, privatizations, takeovers, corporate restructurings, placements and advising listed companies on mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining PPCF, Andrew worked in the investment banking division of Dexia BIL. Andrew received a Master of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.

andrewleo@ppcf.com.sg, (65) 6229 8057

Wong Wei Fong, Associate Director, Corporate Finance, has more than 12 years of corporate finance related experience. Wei Fong advises on corporate finance advisory transactions which included initial public offerings, reverse takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, takeovers and privatizations. She has extensive experience in listing companies from various industries including healthcare, manufacturing, oil and gas, professional services and property development and companies with principal businesses from jurisdictions such as Singapore, China, Japan, Vietnam, Malaysia and Israel. Prior to joining PPCF, Wei Fong has held various positions in Stone Forest Consulting Pte Ltd and BDO International whereby she had provided business advisory and assurance services on corporate transactions. Wei Fong graduated from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore with a Bachelor in Accountancy. She is a Certified Public Accountant.

weifong@ppcf.com.sg, (65) 6229 8053

Marcus Yong, Associate Director, Corporate Finance has more than 12 years of corporate finance and advisory transaction experiences including initial public offerings, reverse takeovers, merger & acquisitions, takeovers, corporate restructurings, fund raising exercises and fairness opinions. Prior to joining PPCF in 2007, Marcus worked in Southern Investment Bank Berhad where he was involved in deals origination and execution of corporate finance transactions involving both equity and debt instruments.  Marcus graduated from University of London (in association with London School of Economics) with Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Accounting and Finance. 

marcusyong@ppcf.com.sg, (65) 6229 8061

 

David Ang Cheng Kiat, Director & Head of Capital Solutions, has over 16 years experience in investment management, stockbroking operations and investment banking. He has led medium to large scale private capital raising exercises including some landmark deals in Singapore. Prior to joining PPCF, he  was vice president with DBS Bank heading up their Equity Capital Markets – Syndication unit where he was involved in the positioning, distribution, bookrunning, syndication and selling of IPOs, pre IPO and secondary placements. During his stint in DBS he successfully placed out over 30 international and local offerings covering a wide range of industries. David has fund management experience having managed pension fund monies, institutional unit trusts and private banking accounts during his stints in Banque International Luxembourg (now known as Dexia BIL) and Philip Capital Management. David graduated from the Queensland University of Technology with Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) and Bachelor of Business Management (Economics).

davidang@ppcf.com.sg, (65) 6229 8043

Mark Kumar, Director & Deputy Head of Capital Solutions, has had more than 10 years of experience in capital markets.  Prior to joining PPCF, he was Head of Capital Markets at HL Bank where he was responsible for primary and secondary market placements. His previous appointments also include, Head of Proprietary Trading/Fixed Income at Phillip Securities as well as Senior Analyst at Standard & Poor’s MMS. Mark has commented widely on contemporary issues in capital markets, in various media such as CNBC, Bloomberg and Business Times. A CFA charter holder, Mark holds a BA Hons (History) and Masters of Science (Applied Finance) from NUS.

markkumar@ppcf.com.sg, (65) 6229 8040