Press Release
February 28, 2020

Edge Capital obtains RFMC registration

Regulatory approval paves the way for new fund launches.

Singapore, 28 February 2020 – Edge Capital Asset Management Pte. Ltd. (“Edge Capital”) has successfully registered with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) as a Registered Fund Management Company (“RFMC”) and is now open for investment from qualified investors, including funds and limited partnership fund structures. ‍

Since its incorporation, Edge Capital has gathered a team of valued advisors spanning from the region. Mr. Thitiphat Thaveesin is the Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Finance Solutions & REIT at KTB Securities (Thailand) PCL. He has originated and underwritten more than Thai Baht ("THB") 20 billion of debt instruments, as well as various initial public offerings. Mr. Thaveesin is also the founder and executive director of KTBST REIT Management Company Limited (which has a portfolio of about THB 10 billion), as well as the Propella Group of Companies.

Thitiphat Thaveesin

Mr. Johan Nyvene was the Chief Executive Officer of Ho Chi Minh City Securities ("HSC") until 2020, where he was one of the first early movers to engage in the development of Vietnam's stock market. Mr. Nyvene is credited to have led HSC to prominence as one of the top local securities and brokerage firms in Vietnam. He continues to sit on the board of HSC as a member and advisor.  

Johan Nyvene

Mr. Rajesh Tharmalingam is the founder and Managing Director of the Area Advisory Group (Malaysia), as well as a director at Alpha REIT Managers Sdn Bhd, which manages the Alpha REIT a Malaysia-based Islamic REIT primarily investing in education or related assets with total assets of more than Malaysia Ringgit ("MYR") 400 million. Mr. Tharmalingam brings on board his experience in Islamic financing.

Rajesh Tharmalingam

Mr. Christian Schaefer is a partner of Asia Counsel - a Vietnam based law firm with over 18 international and local legal professionals and more than a decade of experience in Vietnam.

Christian Schaefer

Edge Capital believes that its team of advisers will extend its network across the region as well as provide synergies.

About Edge Capital Asset Management Pte. Ltd.

Edge Capital Asset Management (“Edge Capital”) is a fund management company regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Edge Capital is the investment manager to Edge Capital Fund SPC, a Cayman segregated portfolio company with various fund strategies. Edge Capital aims to be a fore runner in fund management both in Singapore and the region. Its portfolios are focused to provide exposure into niche areas where investors will benefit from high return multiples. All assets under management are actively managed for risk and towards delivering strong performance for investors.

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