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Fundamentals of performance fee and various fund accounting methodologies

Performance fee and share capital are hot topics for the investment and hedge funds industry

Performance fee & share capital are hot topics for the investment & hedge funds industry

Fundamentals of performance fee and various fund accounting methodologies

  

Event Information

KPMG in Singapore, Ascent Fund Services and BTPLaw are pleased to invite you to join us for a Live Webinar on the fundamentals of performance fee, and various fund accounting methodologies such as equalisation and multi-series accounting.

With the growing interest of Variable Capital Companies (VCCs) as a new corporate structure, the subject of performance fee and share capital have become an increasing hot topic for the investment management and hedge funds industry in Singapore. Get expert views from our speakers who hail from diversified industries including accounting, operations, and law. This session will be moderated by Desley Tan.

Other topics that this session will cover include the following:

  • Fundamentals of performance fees and the rationale behind equalisation and multi-series accounting.
  • Practical illustration of performance fee calculations.
  • Other operational and accounting considerations.
  • Respective disclosure in fund offering document and legal matters.

This webinar is complimentary, although early registration is recommended. Please indicate your availability to attend this webinar by clicking here.

If you are unable to join, please extend this invitation to other members of your organization. Should you have any queries, please contact Howard Ching at hching@kpmg.com.sg or +65 9660 9612.

  

Event Speakers

Howard Ching

Howard Ching

Director
Asset Management, Audit
KPMG in Singapore

Howard specialises in the asset management sector. He is an advisor on fund formation, regulatory and compliance framework and best practices in the areas of accounting, operations, legal and governance. Prior to joining KPMG in Singapore, he had over 7 years of experience providing audit services to the Asset and Wealth Management industry in Hong Kong. Howard's area of expertise includes hedge funds, traditional funds and ETFs. He is also a subject matter expert in VCC and the Cayman Islands Mutual funds/Private Fund Law.

Lee Woan Ting

Lee Woan Ting

Head of Hedge Funds, APAC
ASCENT Fund Services (Singapore) Pte. Ltd

Woan Ting has over 15 years of experience, the later half of which was in the alternative investment space. Prior to joining ASCENT, she held the position of Senior Account Manager at a leading fund administrator where she was responsible for monitoring overall end to end operations, whilst in this position she gained breath of experience in developing and implementing solutions on tax reporting matters and strategies and refined her skills for AML, Compliance and Risk Analysis – to support the successful execution of the business strategy through the delivery of an integrated risk and compliance culture programme across the company.

Calvin Tan

Calvin Tan

Director of Operations
ASCENT Fund Services (Singapore) Pte. Ltd

Prior to joining Ascent, Calvin was in a leading fund administrator for four years. He has obtained his degree of Actuarial Science from Macquarie University that has led him to acquire skills that allowed him to excel in his career. His extensive knowledge in the technical mechanics of Fund Accounting has enabled him to handle complex Client Relationship. He brings to Ascent his extensive technical knowledge in Fund Accounting, Crypto-currency products, Debt products and Fund structuring. He is also currently leading Ascent technology and software projects.

Brandon Tee

Brandon Tee

Managing Director
BTPLaw LLC

Brandon is one of the pioneers in the VCC space having advised 1 of the 18 fund managers that participated in the MAS’ VCC Pilot Programme, and has since acted as the legal adviser to the formation of more than 20 umbrella and standalone VCCs. Prior to founding BTPLaw, he founded the corporate practice of WMH Law Corporation in 2019 at the age of 31 years old from scratch and within the span of a year managed to grow it from zero to being nominated as a finalist for the prestigious Asian Legal Business Awards in the category of Boutique Transactional Law Firm of the Year in the whole of Southeast Asia.

  

Event Moderator

Desley Tan

Desley Tan

Director
Business Development, Asset Management & Private Equity
KPMG in Singapore

Desley leads business development in Singapore for private capital clients and is responsible for executing commercial strategies to accelerate new business growth in the region. He acts as the primary contact point for fund managers – understanding their challenges at various stages of the fund cycle and proposing holistic solutions that are delivered through KPMG and its partners. Desley works with global and local fund managers who are keen to set up operations or establish a fund in Singapore.

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