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Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro Awarded Two Stars in the First Edition of the Michelin Guide Singapore

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SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — Mandarin Orchard Singapore’s eponymous Szechwan restaurant, Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro, has been awarded two stars in the Michelin Guide Singapore 2016 — Singapore’s first-ever list of Michelin hotels and restaurants. The accolade makes Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro the highest Michelin-rated Chinese restaurant island-wide.

Chinese Iron Chef Chen Kenichi and son, Shisen Hanten Executive Chef Chen Kentaro
Chinese Iron Chef Chen Kenichi and son, Shisen Hanten Executive Chef Chen Kentaro

“We are beyond thrilled and grateful to join the exclusive ranks of the world’s finest dining establishments,” said Executive Chef Chen Kentaro. “When we launched the restaurant in 2014, we knew it was imperative we go the extra mile to stand out in the wonderfully diverse culinary scene of Singapore. To now receive this highly coveted distinction by Michelin is an honour that inspires us even more to keep pushing our boundaries.”

“I share this accomplishment with the teams at Shisen Hanten and Mandarin Orchard Singapore, and more importantly with our guests who have been most generous in their support,” added Chef Kentaro.

Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro is the product of a proud culinary legacy that began with the founding of Japan’s first Szechwan restaurant in 1958 by Chen Kenmin, regarded as the “Father of Szechwan cuisine in Japan.”

Carrying on the family tradition is his eldest son, Chen Kenichi, nicknamed the “Szechwan Sage” and acclaimed as one of Japan’s most celebrated Iron Chefs. It was Chen Kenichi that expanded the family business, branching out across Japan and imbuing his personal touch to the menu offerings of Shisen Hanten.

Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro is the brand’s first foray outside of Japan, helmed by third-generation Chen Kentaro. Himself a rising culinary star in Japan, Chef Kentaro meticulously articulates his mastery of Szechwan cuisine through creative menus that incorporate the freshest of seasonal ingredients to celebrate the signature flavours of Shisen Hanten.

The most popular item on the menu is Chen’s Mapo Doufu, an original Chen family recipe using doubanjiang (chilli broad bean paste) that is fermented over three years. The end result is an extraordinarily soft and silky tofu dish that is best enjoyed when deliciously paired with a bowl of fragrant Hokkaido rice. Other must-try dishes are Chen’s Original Spicy Noodle Soup; Stewed Fish Fillet in Super Spicy Szechwan Pepper Sauce; and Sautéed Szechwan Chilli Pepper and Chicken.

To suit the milder palate, the level of spiciness of fiery Szechwan dishes at Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro may be adjusted upon request. Also available on the menu is a delicious selection of authentic Cantonese dishes.

For more information on Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro, visit

Press Contact:

Ikram Zainy
Manager, Marketing Communications
Mandarin Orchard Singapore, by Meritus
T +65-6831-6051
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July 25, 2016 at 5:33 pm

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Golden Band Seeks Court Approval of Proposal to Creditors & Cancellation of Existing Shares

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TSX.V (NEX Board): GBN.H

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan /PRNewswire/ — The Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act proposal by Golden Band Resources Inc. (“Golden Band”) to its creditors (the “Proposal”) was approved by creditors on July 22, 2016.

Subject to court approval, the Proposal contemplates:


Procon Resources Inc. or its nominee (“Procon”) acquiring the shares of Golden Band under a bid transaction (the “Stalking Horse Credit Bid”); and


all existing shares and equity interests in Golden Band (the “Existing Equity Interests”) will be retracted, cancelled and extinguished and new equity interests in Golden Band will be issued to Procon.

The purchase price by Procon under the Stalking Horse Credit Bid equals the obligations of Golden Band to Procon under the Credit Agreement (approximately $19.6 million, plus professional fees and costs), all obligations owed by Golden Band pursuant to the DIP Term Sheet and any obligations of Golden Band outstanding as of the closing date that rank in priority to the DIP Obligations. The closing date is expected to be August 12, 2016.

As sales and investment solicitation procedures failed to yield qualified bids for amounts in excess of the Stalking Horse Credit Bid, the Stalking Horse Credit Bid of Procon has been put forward to the Court for approval as the best offer available.

Particulars of the hearing (the “Hearing”) at which the Court of Queen’s Bench For Saskatchewan will be asked to approve the Proposal are as follows:


Court House, 520 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Date & Time:

Friday, August 12, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time.

Online Access to Hearing Materials:!golden-band-resources/edi9w.


Golden Band Resources Inc.,

“Paul Saxton”
Paul Saxton, CEO

Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Information and Statements

This news release includes certain forward-looking statements or information. All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding the potential restructuring and financing plans, objectives or expectations of Golden Band Resources Inc. (Company) are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company’s plans or expectations include risks relating to the failure to obtain restructuring proposals acceptable to the Company, necessary regulatory or shareholder approvals, regulatory changes, timeliness of government or regulatory approvals and other risks detailed herein and from time to time in the filings made by the Company. The Company makes all reasonable efforts to update its corporate information on a timely basis.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

For further information: Investor Relations: 604-682-6852, Email:,; The Bowra Group, Trustee: Kristin Gray: 780-809-1224, Email:

Source: Golden Band Resources Inc.
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July 25, 2016 at 3:12 pm

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ContourGlobal Announces Add-On Offering To Its Existing Senior Secured Notes Due 2021

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LUXEMBOURG /PRNewswire/ — ContourGlobal Power Holdings S.A. (the “Issuer”) today announced its intention to offer an additional EUR50 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.125% senior secured notes due 2021 (the “Notes”) in a private offering to eligible purchasers as an add-on to the existing EUR550 million aggregate principal amount of such notes currently outstanding (the “Existing Notes”). The Notes will have identical terms as the Existing Notes, other than the date of issue and the initial price. The Issuer intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes.

The Notes are being offered in a private offering that is exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act and, outside the United States, to non-U.S. investors pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Notes will not be registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent an effective registration statement or an applicable exemption from registration requirements or a transaction not subject to the registration requirements of the Securities Act or any state securities laws.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the Notes, nor shall it constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale is unlawful.

About ContourGlobal

The Issuer is a finance subsidiary wholly-owned by ContourGlobal L.P., a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “ContourGlobal”). ContourGlobal is a premier developer and operator of wholesale electric power generation businesses in 20 countries worldwide.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those reflected in the forward-looking statements. The Issuer undertakes no obligation to release publicly the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements which may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, including, without limitation, changes in ContourGlobal’s business or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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July 25, 2016 at 3:01 pm

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ANSAC Releases New Video, describes “A World of Difference”

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WESTPORT, Connecticut /PRNewswire/ — American Natural Soda Ash Corp. (ANSAC) announces the release of their latest video; “A World of Difference” which highlights the continuity of care, safe handling practices, supply chain integrity and reduced environmental footprint that ANSAC provides as a dependable exporter of high-quality, U.S.-produced natural soda ash.

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Shot on location in Green River, Wyoming and Portland, Oregon, the video demonstrates the high quality considerations taken in every step of ANSAC’s shipments from the mining and surface production operations of its three joint venture supplier members, through the dedicated rail fleet transportation efficiencies and single product load port terminals, to the loading of “hospital clean” cargo ships delivering ANSAC soda ash to customers overseas. Additional photography in Latin America and Asia shows the care taken by ANSAC’s worldwide supply chain distributors to ensure that the product is unloaded safety and stored in secure, dedicated warehouses for delivery to end use customers in various industries such as glass, detergents, mining, chemicals, lithium ion batteries, and water treatment.

Commenting on the video, ANSAC President, Chris Douville, states: “For over 30 years, ANSAC has provided unparalleled sales, marketing, logistics and transportation services which allows our customers to better manage their supply chains, minimize their costs, increase their production efficiencies and produce higher quality end use products for their customers. The “World of Difference” video depicts the care all of our employees, our joint venture member companies and worldwide supply channel partners take to ensure that every delivery of soda ash will be on time and of the highest quality.”

“ANSAC; A World of Difference” can be viewed on the ANSAC Website at

About ANSAC (

ANSAC operates as the export sales, marketing and logistics arm for three leading producers of natural soda ash in the United States: Ciner Resources Corporation, Tata Chemicals (Soda Ash) Partners, and Tronox Alkali Wyoming Corporation. Approximately 5 million metric tons of higher quality, environmentally-friendly natural soda ash are handled by ANSAC each year, making ANSAC the largest soda ash exporter in the world.

Established in 1984, ANSAC is headquartered in Westport, CT (USA) with regional offices in Miami, FL (USA), Hong Kong (China) and Singapore. Under the direction of dedicated staff at these offices, the company uses a worldwide network of distributors and service organizations to meet our customers’ needs, with a focus on the Latin American and Asian markets.

For further information contact:
Sam Blood
Executive Vice President

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July 25, 2016 at 2:40 pm

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Resverlogix Announces Dosing of First Two Patients in Expanded Renal and Orphan Programs

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The commencement of this Phase 1 pharmacokinentic (PK) trial in patients with severe renal impairment is the first in a series of planned clinical trials designed with value creation in mind.

CALGARY, Alberta /PRNewswire/ — Resverlogix Corp. (“Resverlogix” or the “Company”) (TSX:RVX) today announced that dosing has commenced in a Phase 1 PK study with lead drug candidate apabetalone (RVX-208) in patients with severe renal impairment.

While the Company’s Phase 3 BETonMACE trial, designed for high-risk cardiovascular disease patients with type 2 diabetes and low HDL is enrolling as planned, this Phase 1 trial has been initiated and designed in accordance with the Company’s strategy to expand into new indications such as renal (chronic kidney disease) and orphan diseases with our lead candidate, apabetalone. This trial has the potential to create increased value for apabetalone in new high-risk patient segments which have shorter development paths to product registration and market adoption.

The primary objective of the Phase 1 study, based in New Zealand, is to determine if apabetalone treated patients with severe renal impairment have the same favorable PK traits as has been witnessed in previous apabetalone trials. Results are expected in the second half of 2016, and if successful, will allow for more advanced renal impairment and dialysis trials to proceed. The study will also explore acute changes in biomarkers relevant to Bromodomain and Extra-Terminal (BET) inhibition in subjects with severe renal impairment. Two cohorts, each comprised of eight subjects, will be evaluated in the study. Cohort one will include subjects with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) not on dialysis, with an estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) of less than 30 mL/min/1.73m2 while cohort two will include healthy individuals whose age, weight and gender will be matched to the renal impaired subjects. All subjects will receive a single oral administration of 100mg of apabetalone.

Dr. Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, Chairman of the Renal Clinical Advisory Board, and member of the BETonMACE Clinical Steering Committee stated, “The results from this study will further assist the Company in advancing planned Phase 2 trials into expanded renal indications. Additionally, potential effects on novel biomarkers and pathways affected by select BET inhibition in patients with severe renal impairment may be elucidated and provide insight for the pre-specified subgroup in Resverlogix’s Phase 3 clinical trial BETonMACE, where is it anticipated that approximately 15 percent of subjects will have moderate renal impairment.”

About Resverlogix

Resverlogix is developing apabetalone (RVX-208), a first-in-class, small molecule that is a selective BET (bromodomain and extra-terminal) inhibitor. BET bromodomain inhibition is an epigenetic mechanism that can regulate disease-causing genes. Apabetalone is the first and only BET inhibitor selective for the second bromodomain (BD2) within the BET protein called BRD4. This selective inhibition of apabetalone on BD2 produces a specific set of biological effects with potentially important benefits for patients with diseases such as high-risk cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes mellitus (DM), chronic kidney disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Orphan diseases, and peripheral artery disease, while maintaining a well described safety profile. Apabetalone is the only selective BET bromodomain inhibitor in human clinical trials, currently in a Phase 3 trial BETonMACE in high-risk CVD patients with type 2 DM and low high-density lipoprotein (HDL).

Resverlogix common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:RVX).

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This news release may contain certain forward-looking information as defined under applicable Canadian securities legislation, that are not based on historical fact, including without limitation statements containing the words “believes”, “anticipates”, “plans”, “intends”, “will”, “should”, “expects”, “continue”, “estimate”, “forecasts” and other similar expressions. In particular, this news release includes forward looking information relating to the Company’s Phase 3 clinical trial and the potential role of apabetalone in the treatment of CVD, DM, chronic kidney disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Orphan diseases, and peripheral artery disease. Our actual results, events or developments could be materially different from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. We can give no assurance that any of the events or expectations will occur or be realized. By their nature, forward-looking statements are subject to numerous assumptions and risk factors including those discussed in our Annual Information Form and most recent MD&A which are incorporated herein by reference and are available through SEDAR at The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement and are made as of the date hereof. The Company disclaims any intention and has no obligation or responsibility, except as required by law, to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Source: Resverlogix Corp.
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July 25, 2016 at 2:34 pm

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Strategy Analytics: Global Mobile SaaS will Grow from $20.9B in 2016 to Reach $37.9B by 2021, a Growth of 12.7% CAGR Over the Forecast Period

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SMB Mobile SaaS will Account for 79% of the Total Revenue in 2016

BOSTON /PRNewswire/ — The number of mobile users and devices, from smartphones to tablets, is increasing across the board in enterprises, and SaaS applications continue to provide a tremendous value to end users with easy setup and collaboration capabilities that are changing the way organizations do business. According to the latest forecasts, “Global Corporate Mobile SaaS Forecast 2016-2022”, and “Global SMB Mobile SaaS Forecast 2016-2022”, Strategy Analytics estimates that revenue from Corporate mobile SaaS will grow from a $4.4 billion in 2016 market to reach $7.4 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 11% over the forecast period; and SMB mobile SaaS will grow from a $16.5 billion in 2016 market to reach $30.5 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 13.1% over the forecast period.

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According to Gina Luk, Senior Analyst and author of the Strategy Analytics Mobile Workforce Strategies (MWS) reports, “the demand for businesses to be more agile to meet organizations’ demands and stay competitive is driving a change in the way applications are developed, deployed and adopted. The need for flexibility, scale, and ease of deployment and use is driving adoption of SaaS to support mobile enterprise strategies”.

“The SaaS industry is an unstoppable train that can only move forward; as more players come into the picture, competition will heat up to boiling levels. In order to stay competitive, many SaaS vendors have built ecosystems or communities which serve to streamline shopping and selection on the front-end, and integration on the backend, so that more companies can use SaaS solutions in an incremental, yet integrated manner. Small and medium sized businesses are leading the leap to the cloud as they look for applications that will enable their business to scale for rapid growth and to reduce the need for internal IT resources,” added Andrew Brown, Executive Director of Enterprise Research at Strategy Analytics.

About Strategy Analytics

Strategy Analytics, Inc. provides the competitive edge with advisory services, consulting and actionable market intelligence for emerging technology, mobile and wireless, digital consumer and automotive electronics companies. With offices in North America, Europe and Asia, Strategy Analytics delivers insights for enterprise success.

Contact: Gina Luk, +44(0) 1908 423 632,

Other Contact: Andrew Brown, +44(0) 1908 423 630,

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July 25, 2016 at 2:27 pm

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Allegis Group Announces Findings from its Global Benchmark Study

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80% of Companies Cite Quality of Applicants as a Challenge in Their Workforce Strategy

HANOVER, Maryland /PRNewswire/ — Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions, announced findings from its Talent Advisory Industry Benchmark study. To best advise clients on optimal talent strategies, Allegis Group’s companies regularly gauge the voice of their clients and candidates through surveys, focus groups, and councils to monitor talent management trends. This study from December 2015 explores best practices in talent acquisition and recruitment processes, representing insights from more than 1,400 employers and 13,000 job seekers from North America, EMEA, and APAC regions.

“We believe people are the most critical success factor in any undertaking – and we’re passionate about helping our clients win with the absolute best talent to meet their business goals,” says Chris Hartman, Global Development Officer. “Our Talent Advisory Industry Benchmark study provides us with quantitative means to evaluate what separates the best talent acquisition strategies from the rest.”

Allegis Group’s benchmark study accounts for multiple role perspectives in the recruitment process – business leaders, hiring managers, human resources, and job candidates – revealing improvement areas and opportunities, from the job creation to the onboarding stages. Key findings include:

83% of executives believe attracting and retaining talent is an issue for their company
80% of companies cite quality of applicants as a challenge in their current workforce strategy, with 40% reporting it as a significant issue
51% of companies have open positions for which they can’t find quality candidates
72% of hiring managers say they provide clear job descriptions, compared to 36% of candidates who say they are provided with clear job descriptions
43% of organizations say they discovered a new hire did not have the skills they claimed over the last 6 months
Companies report the average time before a new hire is productive at 50 days
When hiring managers are completely ready for the new hire’s first day, candidate satisfaction increases an average of 38%
85% of candidates rate consistent communication throughout the process as the top driver of satisfaction with the recruitment experience
“Our goal is to work with clients who want to attain the highest levels of excellence in their talent strategies,” says Hartman. “We’re actively using these findings to deepen our client partnerships and empower their success in getting the right people, at the right place, and time.”

About Allegis Group

Allegis Group is the global leader in talent solutions focused on working harder and caring more than any other provider. We’ll go further to understand the needs of our people – our clients, our candidates, and our employees – and to consistently deliver on our promise of an unsurpassed quality experience. That’s the Allegis Group difference, and it’s consistent across every Allegis Group company. With more than $11 billion in annual revenues and over 500 locations across the globe, our network provides businesses with a comprehensive suite of talent solutions — without sacrificing the niche expertise required to ensure a successful partnership. Our specialized group of companies includes: Aerotek, TEKsystems, Allegis Global Solutions, Aston Carter, Major, Lindsey & Africa, Allegis Partners, MarketSource, EASi, and Getting Hired. Visit to learn more.


Samantha Breger

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July 25, 2016 at 11:20 am

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Orange County, Florida Property Appraiser’s Office Recovers Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars for Taxpayers after Winning Case Against Darden Restaurants, Inc.

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ORLANDO, Florida /PRNewswire/ — Darden Restaurants Inc. did not agree with the Orange County Property Appraiser (OCPA) market value of their computers, furniture, leasehold improvements, and other equipment (also known as their Tangible Personal Property) for the 2013 and 2014 tax years. Their taxes were reduced by the Value Adjustment Board so, in order to recover the lost tax revenue for the citizens of Orange County, OCPA filed a lawsuit. OCPA won the lawsuit on July 20, 2016 putting approximately $18.7 million in value back on the tax roll; which means an additional $330,373.70 in revenue to the people of Orange County. The Court has also ruled that OCPA is entitled to recover its court costs incurred throughout the duration of the litigation.

Property Appraiser Rick Singh says, “I would like to thank the hard work of all of my dedicated staff and our outside legal counsel. I am pleased that the Court has upheld our values and recognizes the professionalism of our staff. Accuracy is of utmost importance in maintaining a fair and equitable tax roll. This has been my number one goal since taking office in 2013.”

The Tangible Personal Property Department at OCPA is responsible for valuing over 60,000 companies and their computers, furniture, equipment, and leasehold improvements located in Orange County. Senior Appraisers and Auditors within the TPP Department worked diligently at valuing, defending, and recovering lost revenue in the Darden case.

Darden Restaurants Inc., is the only Fortune 500 company headquartered in Orange County, Florida. Its offices are located at 1000 Darden Center Drive in unincorporated Orange County (corner of John Young Parkway and Taft Vineland Road). Darden is the parent company of several restaurant chains including Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, Capital Grille, Bahama Breeze and Season’s 52.

Media Contact:
Laverne McGee, Director of Communications and External Affairs

Source: Orange County, FL Property Appraiser’s Office

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July 25, 2016 at 11:07 am

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Baker Tilly TFW Expands to Meet Growing Demand for Advisory and Assurance Services

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SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — 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. This brings the firm’s Partner numbers to 17.

(L-R): Baker Tilly TFW Managing Partner, Sim Guan Seng; Deal Advisory Partner, Mun Siong Yoong; Assurance Partner, Guo Shuqi; Assurance Practice Leader, Joshua Ong.
(L-R): Baker Tilly TFW Managing Partner, Sim Guan Seng; Deal Advisory Partner, Mun Siong Yoong; Assurance Partner, Guo Shuqi; Assurance Practice Leader, Joshua Ong.

Appointment of Deal Advisory Partner, Mun Siong Yoong

As Deal Advisory Partner, Mun Siong Yoong will oversee Baker Tilly TFW’s independent strategic advisory services on business-to-business transactions, specifically in the areas of deal strategy, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), valuation, due diligence, litigation support and forensic accounting.

Said Managing Partner, Sim Guan Seng: “Siong Yoong’s appointment is a timely one and I am pleased to welcome him on board as Partner. It is an exciting time for the firm, especially with the number of mergers and acquisitions in Singapore doubling in 2015.”

A Chartered Accountant with nearly 20 years of corporate and consulting experience, Mr Mun has advised government, private sector and not-for-profit clients across diverse markets and industries.

In 2015, he was part of the Baker Tilly TFW team that produced a high-profile forensic report for a real estate firm listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX). He has executed M&A deals in buy and sell side, valued multimillion-dollar projects and conducted financial due diligence across various sectors in East Asia.

Prior to joining Baker Tilly TFW, Mr Mun served as Corporate Finance Associate Director in an international accounting firm and was part of the team that divested Lehman Brothers’ commercial, residential real estate and debt portfolios in Singapore.

Said Mr Mun: “I’m privileged to lead the Baker Tilly TFW Deal Advisory team as Partner. We have spent the past few years strengthening our advisory services, and building a commercially focused and agile team. As such, we are well-poised to meet the demands of the market.”

Appointment of Assurance Partner, Guo Shuqi

Baker Tilly TFW’s newly-appointed Partner, Guo Shuqi specialises in assurance services. With over 11 years of experience, the Chartered Accountant has worked with top management on various audit and risk assessment-related projects. As part of the Baker Tilly TFW leadership team, Ms Guo will oversee work stemming from the firm’s core services, namely Assurance, and Capital Markets and Initial Public Offerings (IPO).

Said Assurance Practice Leader, Joshua Ong: “Shuqi’s appointment as Partner is reflective of the firm’s growth and in particular, a rising demand for our Assurance and IPO-related services. We are committed to developing a stronger leadership that caters to the diversified needs of our clients.”

Ms Guo joined Baker Tilly TFW as Senior Audit Manager, focusing on audit and assurance services. A highly versatile accounting professional and leader, she has worked with multinational corporations, not-for-profit organisations, SMEs and listed companies, and has developed broad industry experience across F&B, manufacturing, hospitality, entertainment and trading.

Prior to joining Baker Tilly TFW, Ms Guo held a managerial role in an international accounting firm where she was actively involved in IPO and reverse takeover transactions in Singapore. As part of these transactions, she project-led accounting work streams.

Said Ms Guo: “I am deeply honoured to be part of the Baker Tilly TFW leadership team. I look forward to working together with my colleagues to deliver high quality audit services that empower our clients to manage their businesses more effectively.”

Appointment of Assurance Directors

To further facilitate its expansion plans, Baker Tilly TFW is pleased to announce the appointment of Assurance Directors Zoey Zhou Ying, Soo Yin Ling and Lee Lei Kun.

Said Assurance Practice Leader, Joshua Ong: “We’re pleased to have Zoey, Yin Ling and Lei Kun on board as Assurance Directors. This will enable the firm to further strengthen our technical expertise, better facilitate efficient assignment management and enhance client service delivery.”

Media enquiries:

Chen Minming
Baker Tilly TFW
T: +65 6213 6482

About Baker Tilly TFW

Baker Tilly TFW is one of the 10 largest accountancy and business advisory firms in Singapore. Our expert team provides a comprehensive range of services to businesses, including assurance, tax, deal advisory, governance and risk, restructuring and recovery, outsourcing, and corporate secretarial services. Our diverse client base ranges from familyowned businesses to listed companies and multinational organisations operating in a variety of sectors. To learn more, visit

About Baker Tilly International

Baker Tilly International is the world’s 8th largest network of independent accounting and business advisory firms, by combined fee income of its independent members. Every day, over 28,000 people in 165 member firms across 141 countries provide accountancy and business services to entrepreneurial, growing businesses and corporates worldwide. More information can be found at

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July 25, 2016 at 10:53 am

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