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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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