UCAP Asia, as an external asset manager, provides financial advice with an emphasis on foreign exchange, interest rates, equities, structured products, and trust structures to high net worth individuals and corporations to protect and enhance their assets.
At UCAP Asia, the average experience of our six senior managers in the asset management industry is 25 years. During the course of these 25 years, they have experienced numerous market rallies and crises: 1987 Black Monday, the Tiananmen Square Unrest, the break-up of the Soviet Union, the 1998 Asian Financial Crisis, the Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy, and the recent Eurozone crisis.
Financial markets can be volatile. At UCAP Asia, our experience makes the difference.
In Singapore UCAP Asia operates under a Capital Markets Services licence (CMS 100275-1) issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on 19th July 2013 to conduct Fund Management Activities.
As an External Asset Manager, UCAP Asia operates according to a tripartite relationship.
UCAP Asia signs a limited power of authority agreement with clients, whereby clients authorise UCAP Asia to manage their assets, including giving instructions to custodian banks to execute orders, except withdrawal authority.
UCAP Asia signs a framework agreement with custodian banks, whereby UCAP Asia, with specific authorization from clients, will execute orders at client request.
Central to our approach is a desire to partner and collaborate with the most experienced investment advisors, wealth managers, and custodians within our own region and beyond—individuals and institutions with a precise understanding of the regional investment palette and regulatory atmosphere.
Our preferred partners are overwhelmingly those who share in our entrepreneurial spirit, boast impressive wealth management track records, and offer comprehensive services so that we may ensure our clients benefit from a broad network of skills and capabilities, including areas beyond investments and banking.