Asia private equity eyes Singapore tax benefits

Author: | Published: 19 Sep 2011

Asia-based private equity firms should consider Singapore-domiciled funds for more favourable tax treatment.

Speaking at IFLR’s Asia private equity forum, Weil Gotshal & Manges’ partner and Asia funds practice head, John Fadely, said Singapore provides a small but attractive tax treaty network within a region operating in an increasingly aggressive tax environment given moves in the past few years by tax authorities in China, Australia and India to tax offshore...