Platinum Sponsors



CapitaLand is one of Asia’s largest real estate companies headquartered and listed in Singapore. The company leverages its significant asset base, design and development capabilities, active capital management strategies, extensive market network and operational capabilities to develop high-quality real estate products and services. Its diversified global real estate portfolio includes integrated developments, shopping malls, serviced residences, offices and homes. Its two core markets are Singapore and China, while Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam have been identified as new growth markets. The company also has one of the largest real estate fund management businesses with assets located in Asia. CapitaLand’s listed real estate investment trusts are Ascott Residence Trust, CapitaLand Commercial Trust, CapitaLand Mall Trust, CapitaLand Retail China Trust and CapitaMalls Malaysia Trust.


DBS - Living, Breathing Asia

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in Asia-Pacific. DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named “Asia’s Best Bank” by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times group, and “Best Bank in Asia-Pacific” by Global Finance. The bank has also been named “Safest Bank in Asia” by Global Finance for six consecutive years from 2009 to 2014.

DBS provides a full range of services in consumer, SME and corporate banking activities across Asia. As a bank born and bred in Asia, DBS understands the intricacies of doing business in the region’s most dynamic markets. These market insights and regional connectivity have helped to drive the bank’s growth as it sets out to be the Asian bank of choice. DBS is committed to building lasting relationships with customers, and positively impacting communities through supporting social enterprises, as it banks the Asian way. It has also established a SGD 50 million foundation to strengthen its corporate social responsibility efforts in Singapore and across Asia.

With its extensive network of operations in Asia and emphasis on engaging and empowering its staff, DBS presents exciting career opportunities. The bank acknowledges the passion, commitment and can-do spirit in all of our 21,000 staff, representing over 40 nationalities. For more information, please visit www.dbs.com.



Singtel is Asia’s leading communications group. We provide a diverse range of services including fixed, mobile, data, internet, TV infocomms technology (ICT) and digital solutions.

Headquartered in Singapore, Singtel has more than 30 years of operating experience and played a pivotal role in the country’s development as a major communications hub.

Optus, our subsidiary in Australia, is a leader in integrated telecommunications, constantly raising the bar in innovative products and services.

We are also strategically invested in leading companies in Asia and Africa, including Bharti Airtel (India, South Asia and Africa), Telkomsel (Indonesia), Globe Telecom (the Philippines) and Advanced Info Service (Thailand).

We work closely with our associates, leveraging our scale in networks, customer reach and extensive operational experience to lead and shape the communications market. Together, the Group serves over 550 million mobile customers around world.

Singtel is one of the largest listed Singapore companies on the Singapore Exchange by market capitalisation. The Group has a vast network of offices throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and the USA, and employs more than 23,000 staff worldwide.

Gold Sponsors


Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow

Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow is a joint law venture between Baker & McKenzie and Wong & Leow LLC, a Singapore law firm. This enables us to advise on both domestic Singapore law issues and cross-border issues. Through Wong & Leow LLC, we have full rights of audience before the Singapore courts.

As counsel of choice to many companies using Singapore as a hub for their regional operations, our lawyers are adept at managing multi-jurisdictional transactions and mitigating cross-border risk.

The combined strength of being an established local firm and a member firm of the Baker & McKenzie network gives us a unique offering in Singapore.

Our Singapore office is part of a network that offers experts based on the ground across ASEAN countries as well as access to Baker & McKenzie’s wider international network. This makes us ideally placed to support not only the domestic but also the cross-border needs of our clients.


Black Sun

Black Sun is a stakeholder communications company.

We believe that in today’s fast moving and highly uncertain world, successful businesses are those able to deliver long-term value to the people around them – their stakeholders. When stakeholders are heard, engaged and inspired, businesses are understood, trusted and supported. They are more valued by their stakeholders and perform better.

What we do - We help organisations define, articulate and communicate how they create value for stakeholders. We deliver inspiring communications that reach, engage and influence stakeholders.

How we make a difference - We create more valued organisations in the eyes of stakeholders.


Dentons Rodyk

Trusted since 1861, Dentons Rodyk is one of Singapore's largest and oldest law firms with a team of more than 200 lawyers offering clients a full suite of legal services necessary to do business locally and globally. We regularly represent a diverse clientele across a broad spectrum of industries in the following practice areas:

Consistently ranked highly in leading publications, we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality advice to our clients while maintaining strong working relationships with key public sector agencies and leading organizations in the private sector.

Our combination with global law firm Dentons created the dominant global law firm in the Pacific Rim with more than 85 offices in the region. With more than 7300 lawyers serving more than 55 countries, the Firm offers clients the benefit of quality experience in and of the communities in which they want to do business or resolve a dispute - from Canada and the United States, across Europe, the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Africa, and throughout the Asia Pacific region.

About Us

Dentons is the world's first polycentric global law firm. A top 20 firm on the Acritas 2015 Global Elite Brand Index, the Firm is committed to challenging the status quo in delivering consistent and uncompromising quality and value in new and inventive ways. Driven to provide clients a competitive edge, and connected to the communities where its clients want to do business, Dentons knows that understanding local cultures is crucial to successfully completing a deal, resolving a dispute or solving a business challenge. Now the world's largest law firm, Dentons' global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size in more than 125 locations serving 50-plus countries.

Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in Singapore with Registration No. T07LL0439G, and a member of Dentons global legal practice.


Gibson Dunn

Founded in 1890, Gibson Dunn is one of the most prestigious of the truly global law firms, with over 1,200 lawyers across 19 offices located in major business centers worldwide, including New York, London, Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai. We are a renowned leader in representing companies in all major industries, as well as governments, government-owned entities, sovereign wealth funds, investment and commercial banks, financial sponsors and individuals. We are proud to represent over half of the Fortune 100 companies in a wide variety of legal matters.

Our Singapore office lawyers have lived and worked extensively in the region and possess U.S. (including New York and California), English, Singapore and Indian law qualifications and experience. Having been awarded a Qualifying Foreign Law Practice (QFLP) license by the Singapore Ministry of Law in 2013, we are able to provide our clients with local Singapore law advice in permitted areas.


Morgan Lewis Stamford

Morgan Lewis Stamford—established when Morgan Lewis and Stamford Law joined forces—is the only fully integrated firm in Singapore that can practice across all legal service areas. Anchoring our in-bound and out-bound service to clients in Asia, Singapore connects closely with our offices in Tokyo, Beijing, Almaty, and Astana, as well as with the global network of Morgan Lewis lawyers serving the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America.

From mergers and high-value transactions, to international arbitrations, real estate deals, restructurings, and virtually all other matters important to conducting business in and out of Asia, our Singapore office offers resources to corporate clients that few competitors can match. Our multilingual and highly honored lawyers handle cross-border matters throughout Asia, including India, Indonesia, Hong Kong, as well as Australia, New Zealand, and beyond.



RSM in Singapore is a member of the RSM International network of independent public accounting firms providing assurance, tax and business advisory services.

Our Risk Advisory team adopts an insightful and customised approach with in-depth industry experience to help companies define their risk governance and risk management framework. We aim to provide our clients with a structure to proactively manage risks as their organisations pursue business growth and opportunities.

We are committed to providing solutions that promote organisational improvements that are aligned with strategic goals and business objectives.

C-Suite executives and Boards of Directors rely on us for advice on corporate governance, internal controls, enterprise risk assessment and technology as well as fraud risks and regulatory compliance. Learn more at: www.rsmsingapore.sg



Incorporated in 1974, Temasek is an investment company based in Singapore. Supported by 10 offices globally, Temasek owns a S$242 billion portfolio as at 31 March 2016, mainly in Singapore and Asia.

Temasek's investment themes centre on: Transforming Economies; Growing Middle Income Populations; Deepening Comparative Advantages; and Emerging Champions. Its portfolio covers a broad spectrum of industries: financial services; telecommunications, media and technology; transportation and industrials; life sciences, consumer and real estate; as well as energy and resources.

Total shareholder return for Temasek since its inception in 1974 was 15% compounded annually. Temasek has had an overall corporate credit rating of “Aaa” by Moody’s Investors Service and “AAA” by S&P Global Ratings since our inaugural rating in 2004.

As an institution, we have a stake in the well-being of our larger community. We recognise that environmental, social and governance factors can impact them as well as the long term sustainability of companies and businesses.

We practise our commitment as a responsible corporate citizen and steward by supporting efforts that build people and communities through education, healthcare and research; build bridges between peoples through deeper understanding and friendship; build better governance through a culture of integrity and excellence; and rebuild lives and livelihoods devastated by major natural disasters.

Since our inception in 1974, we have established 17 endowments, aimed at building people, building communities, building capabilities and rebuilding lives, in Singapore and Asia. Our endowments and philanthropic entities touched the lives of more than 300,000 people.