Saw Meng Tee & Partners PAC rebranded to EisnerAmper PAC on 7 Dec 2017 and became an independent member firm of EisnerAmper Global. The ownership and management control of Saw Meng Tee & Partners PAC remains the same. The benefits to our clients are:
- more practical experience and a bigger pool of technical knowledge to share,
- connect and network with a wider circle of business ready partners to service clients internationally,
- enable Singapore businesses to be the epicentre for EisnerAmper clients operating in Asia.
Saw Meng Tee founded Saw Meng Tee & Co as a sole-proprietor firm in Feb 1999. He started his accounting career with a Big Four firm. In 18 years, the practice grew more than 20 times. With EisnerAmper, our vision is to be one of Singapore’s leading professional services firm in the specialist areas of Financial Services, Corporate Solutions and Advisory.
The firm started very small with a few people only. With the firm’s focus listening and understand the client’s needs and providing an effective and efficient solution, the firm was able grow steadily every year.
In the early years, our firm was the appointed accounting advisor to the Bureau which was appointed by the Registry of Companies(currently known as Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority
With a view to be more integrated globally, Saw Meng Tee & Co was invited in 2005 to join Premier International, an accounting association of mid-sized accounting firms with especially strong European presence ( Premier International Associates is one of the top 30 international accounting and professional service networks. Founded by SRLV (London) in 1996, it has grown from to more than 60 firms globally through membership and affiliation. Details of Premier International Associates can be found at www.premierinternational.org )
The next few years after 2005 were especially fast growth years for the firm. In addition to assurance and tax assignments, the firm took on Corporate Finance transactions, working with our associate firms internationally and helped more than 10 Chinese companies list on the London AiM exchange. We were one of the leading accounting firms working on Chinese companies listing on the London AiM exchange.
To enable us to grow and take advantage of the business opportunities at that time, the firm merged with another firm, Wong Sook Yee & Co. Iris Loo joined us as a Partner and Saw Meng Tee & Co became a partnership firm and hence Saw Meng Tee & Co converted to a Public Accounting Corporation in 2008.
Our firm has been always involved with start-ups. in 2009, we were retained by Exploit Technologies Pte Ltd (ETPL), a division of A*STAR (Agency for Science Technology and Research), to advise start-ups on commercialization and financial issues of the spin-off process and to draft and review a financial manual given to the spin-off companies of Exploit Technologies Services Pte Ltd.
In the area of compliance, we have undertaken Internal Audit assignments for SGX listed companies and also financial due diligence and forensic litigation support assignments.
In 2015, EisnerAmper Global was founded by Eisner Amper LLC and MKO. is our fellow Premier International member firm from Ireland.
Our firm was turning our focus to servicing financial services firms. We started discussions with EisnerAmper Global. In 2016, We made 2 visits to EisnerAmper Ireland, arranged a experience-sharing session with the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
In 2017, we invited the Directors of EisnerAmper Global to visit Singapore, we arranged Economic Development Board and Monetary Authority of Singapore to jointly host EisnerAmper and hosted an event at 2 Michelin Star restaurant Les Amis to introduce EisnerAmper to selected guests.
We made an application to join EisnerAmper Global on 31 March 2017 and we rebranded on 7 Dec 2017.