Empowering Financial Service Businesses

We provide support in MAS licensing, regulatory compliance, investment support and internal audit enabling you to focus on your core business activities and providing confidence and certainty in your ventures. We are with you at every step of your business.

About Ingenia

A leader in compliance and internal audit in the financial service industry covering fund management (domestic & offshore), wealth management, crowdfunding, payment services and private equity, Ingenia services more than half the known external asset managers in Singapore.

At Ingenia, we partner with our clients to provide tailored solutions allowing businesses to access the foremost experts in investments, regulatory compliance, internal audit, and customized start-up solutions. A unique combination of a senior leadership team with international hands on experience in financial services industry.

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Licences of Interest to External Asset Managers

External asset managers (“EAMs”) generally provide asset management services to high net worth individuals (“HNWI”) for their segregated accounts on a discretionary basis through a power of attorney, or on an advisory basis. Aside from these core activities, certain EAMs engage in additional activities such as the management of proprietary funds, distribution of funds and

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How Internal Audit Value Adds and Reduces Compliance Costs

We all have heard that internal audit is supposed to add value to the organization when it provides objective and relevant assurance, and contributes to the effectiveness and efficiency of governance, risk management, and control processes. We also have heard that compliance costs typically increase as a result of local, national, and international regulations around

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Starting an EAM in Singapore

External or independent asset managers and multi-family offices require a license for fund management and, in most instances, also obtain an exemption from the requirement to hold a license for financial advisory to carry out their services in Singapore. Although the terms are not conclusively defined, external or independent asset managers (“EAMs” or “IAMs”) provide

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Building Relationships and AUM through Digital Marketing

The ability for financial service providers to run relationship management activities was unexpectedly interrupted during the global pandemic. Like all businesses, online interaction has become increasingly central to relationship management. Sourcing sticky AUM via in-person relations will continue to be extremely limited and challenging if not near impossible. As available face time between relationship managers

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Internal control environment after COVID-19

As business gradually returns to normal, companies large and small have begun to deal with a host of financial and operational issues that have been adversely impacted during the Circuit Breaker. Importantly, senior management should evaluate the operating effectiveness of the internal control environment by assessing the risk level and materiality of the actual disruptions

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Our Offering

MAS Regulatory Compliance

Comprehensive outsourced regulatory compliance and MAS regulatory compliance support on demand.

MAS Licensing Support

Obtain MAS licenses with our proficient support in your application.

Internal Audit

Professional, independent, focused and practical risk management

Investment Solutions

Off-the-shelf and bespoke support in asset allocation, portfolio construction and risk management.

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