INVESTMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Background

The Investment Advisory Committee (IAC) was established to elevate the business’ performance of SMCCI’s SME members by providing financial advisory support that is aligned to their strategic goals.

The objectives of the IAC are as follows:

  • To provide advisory support on the development of SMCCI and/or its members’ overall investment strategy.
  • To consider and advise strategic, trade and portfolio investments and divestments of the SMCCI and/or its members in accordance with the SMCCI’s policies and directives, and in accordance to its Memorandum & Articles of Association
  • To review and advise changes in the SMCCI Investment Policy (if available) in line with the SMCCI Board’s policies and directives.
  • To review and evaluate any financing offers and banking facilities for SMCCIand/or its members.
  • To advise SMCCI and/or its members on capital expenditure and operational efficiency.
  • To advise on investment and expansion related matters of SMCCI’s members, particularly those that have been identified as having high potential and scalability.
  • To assist, where necessary, in providing relevant networks or assistance to SMCCI’s members in optimizing their investment strategy.

The IAC comprises of an esteemed group of professionals from the finance industries, with decades of experience in working with SMEs 

Mr Noor Imam Beck

Chairmain

Mr Hafeez Naim

Member

Miss Mardiana Abdul Aziz

Member

Mr Shamir Wahid

Member

APPLICATION WINDOW BY SMES

For interested SMEs, kindly download the application form for the meeting with IAC HERE and submit it to Mr Zaki Masturi at zakimasturi@smcci.org.sg.

Business Financing

Background

Since the launch of the Investment Advisory Committee and the advocacy of business financial literacy by SMCCI, numerous members have expressed their need for access to financing to scale up their business. During these Covid-19 induced recession, the demand for financing has resurfaced for companies to sustain their business. 

 On the other hand, SMCCI regularly receives request from business financing providers for an audience with the members to promote their services. With a structured programme, we believe that these two sides can be properly matched and reap mutual benefits for all parties involved, including SMCCI. 

The objectives of the Business Financing Initiative are as follows: 

  • Streamline the processes for members to have access to financing and providers to market services to members 
  • Conduct due diligence on the financiers and borrowers to prevent abuse and defaults 
  • Ring-fence the providers and members to give limited exclusivity for these two groups 

Business Financing Partner Profile

Finaqe

Finaqe

Founded in 2012, Finaqe Group is a leading Singapore-based credit advisory firm dedicated to helping businesses grow strategically through a comprehensive suite of debt & equity solutions.

Finaqe helps businesses of all sizes navigate the complex financial market with an established network of over 200 international and local funders including banks, financial institutions, alternative lenders, VC & PE funds.

Smart Towkay

Smart Towkay

Smart-Towkay is a platform to connect SMEs with banks and alternative lenders.
Knowing that SMEs have questions and concerns when it comes to their financial products, we are a growing community of deal experts who will provide you with useful tips, news and tricks through our Blog.

By working closely with Singapore’s top banks and alternative lenders, SMEs are able to simplify and find the alternatives in their financial needs that is most appropriate for them.

To sign up, kindly fill up the application form here. For more information, please email nurfarhanahjasni@smcci.org.sg or zakimasturi@smcci.org.sg.

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Phone

For General Enquiries:

(65) 6297 9296

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(65) 9665 1222

Email

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info@smcci.org.sg

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