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ABOUT US

Overview

Founded in 2019 by Mr. Imran Assan and Mr. Samuel Chen.

ASCENT is an independent Global Fund Administrator who is dedicated to provide customized solutions to a wide range of asset managers, capital markets, family office, investors and private clients.

Our fund services product offering specializes in Hedge Funds, Unit Trust Funds, Fund of Funds, Singapore Variable Capital Company (VCC), Private Equity, Managed Accounts and Crypto Funds.

Services that ASCENT provides include but not limited to FATCA reporting, CRS reporting, US tax reporting, Middle office, Directorship, Corporate Secretarial, Corporate Accounting and Audit, Formation of Trust and FX Solution.

OUR FOCUS AND VISION

Focus

Fund Administration is our core business and the foundation of our firm.

ASCENT maintains dedicated well-trained staff with a local presence, unrivaled knowledge, and experience. Our staff understands service level responsibilities and is committed to meeting client expectations and deadlines. We focus on building and maintaining the integrity of our relationships.

Vision

We are an Independent Global Fund Administrator with a solutions-driven culture, providing strategic outsourcing capabilities through a unique blend of services delivered through our global footprint. We are a strategic business partner committed to the highest standards of service to our clients and their investors.

OUR PEOPLE

MR. IMRAN ASSAN

Co-Founder and Director

Imran has over 15 years of experience in auditing and accounting, having trained and qualified as an ICAEW Chartered Accountant with a Top 20 firm in London.

He is actively involved in MGI Worldwide, an International network of accounting, auditing, taxation and consulting firms, serving as the area Leader for Asia and also serving as a member of MGI’s Executive Committee.

He brings to the firm his extensive experience in liquidation, restructuring, forensic accounting and continues to advise international investors on efficient business structures for inward investment into Singapore.

He also advises International Funds and local Fund Management Companies on various matters, including obtaining tax registration in Singapore so as to avail the tax exemptions for Investment Companies.

MR. SAMUEL CHEN

Co-Founder and Director

Samuel served in various Executive and lead operational roles, managing strategic and operational planning with several Investment Banks.

He graduated from University of Oxford Brookes with a degree in Accounting.

He brings to the firm over 10 years of experience from both the buy and sell side where he used to manage extremely large and complex Client Relationships.

WHY ASCENT

Client and Investment Driven

By focusing on proprietary solutions for core systems, we are best positioned to keep up with the dynamic nature of the alternative investment industry. We believe that we have been an innovator in the alternative investment space and we continue to look for key differentiators to set us apart and to help our clients and our partners succeed in their businesses. Our foundation is built for all operational, regulatory and compliance aspects of the business.

In ASCENT we believe in reaching to our valued partners and building personal relationships through local offices  which are operationally located alongside clients situated all around the world. ASCENT is sincerely committed to provide exceptional and cost-effective services with the highest level of expertise in the industry.

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