Terence established the Singapore office of Newgate Communications in 2013 and advises clients on communications matters in Singapore and across South East Asia. Moving from banking to public relations in 1999, he has over 20 years of experience in advising on communications strategy, reputation management, issues management, capital markets transactions and crisis communications.
He has worked with a number of clients for almost two decades, and has advised the majority of his clients on multiple projects. He has significant experience particularly in the financial services sector with banking, investment management, private equity and hedge fund clients, as well as in the property sector, with clients across all real estate asset classes.
Terence has an unparalleled track record of advising on successful capital markets transactions, starting with the merger of DBS Land and Pidemco Land to form CapitaLand in 2000, the UOB takeover of OUB in 2001, and the 98 Holdings offer for NatSteel in 2002. His recent experience includes the privatisations of ARA Asset Management, CWT, Global Logistic Properties and SMRT, as well as three of the mergers between Singapore-listed REITs. He has worked on a dozen of the largest SGX IPOs, including the US$5.5 billion IPO of Hutchison Port Holdings Trust, which remains the largest listing in the history of Singapore.
Lim Yuan See
With close to 20 years of experience in financial journalism and communications, Yuan See has a deep understanding of the media, the business environment and the investing community.
Yuan See has handled communications campaigns for listed and non-listed companies, providing counsel in the areas of profile-raising, stakeholder communications, issues management, investor relations, media relations and communications for financial transactions. She has helped clients develop multi-market communications programmes, allowing them to reach out to target audiences across different jurisdictions. Her client work spans various industries, including asset and fund management, financial services and wealth management, healthcare, manufacturing, real estate and urban development, as well as professional services.
She has advised on complex and high-profile corporate restructuring and capital market transactions, including IPOs, fund raising projects and M&A transactions. This includes the privatisations of ARA Asset Management and Global Logistic Properties, the merger of Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust and Frasers Commercial Trust, F&N's demerger of its property and non-property businesses, IHH's acquisition of Fortis Healthcare in India, JDE's offer for Super Group, the combination of Ascendas, Singbridge, JIH and Surbana, and Temasek's acquisitions of Olam and SMRT. She also advised on several major IPOs and bond listings in Singapore, including Frasers Hospitality Trust, Hutchison Port Holdings Trust, as well as the Astrea III, IV and V private equity bonds.