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Allen & Gledhill LLP

ONE MARINA BOULEVARD, #28-00, SINGAPORE 018989, SINGAPORE
Tel:
Work +65 6890 7188
Fax:
Fax +65 6327 3800
Email:
Web:
www.allenandgledhill.com
Singapore, Yangon

Sarah Teo

Tel:
Work : +65 6890 7743
Email:
Allen & Gledhill LLP

Work Department

Investment Funds

Position

Partner

Career

Sarah’s principal area of practice is in investment funds, specialising in retail collective investment schemes and exchange traded funds.

Her experience broadly comprises the establishment and seeking of regulatory approval/registration of collective investment schemes and advising fund management companies on both retail and restricted offers of funds in Singapore, including related marketing/advertising and on-going regulatory or compliance matters.

Sarah has extensive experience in advising fund managers on the listing of exchange traded funds on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited and the on-going listing obligations and compliance issues. She also regularly advises trust companies and approved trustees of retail collective investment schemes on fund offering and constitutive documents and related regulatory and compliance issues.

Sarah co-authored the chapter entitled “Regulatory Framework: Singapore” in the Exchange Traded Funds in Asia (Courses & Seminars, 2010/2011), and was named as one of the endorsed/recommended lawyers in the Investment Funds field in Singapore in the 2011 Practical Law Company (PLC) Cross-border Investment Funds Handbook.

Sarah joined the Firm in 2005 and has been a Partner since 2008.

Languages

English

Education

Sarah graduated from the University College London with a LLB (Hons) degree and was called to the Singapore Bar in 2002.


Singapore: Investment funds

Investment funds – Local firms

Within: Investment funds – Local firms

Allen & Gledhill LLP is 'a market leader in this area', 'has a good understanding of market practice' and 'provides a quick turnaround at a reasonable price'. Senior members of the team include Jerry Koh, Danny Tan, Tan Sai Hong and the 'responsive and hands-on' Sarah Teo, who provides 'advice that is commercially viable'. The team's recent work includes advising Centurion Corporation, as manager of Centurion US student housing fund, on the establishment and successful closure of its inaugural private fund, which had an aggregate committed capital of $89.5m.

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