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Wee Hwee is a Partner in PwC Singapore and is part of the PwC Asia Pacific Real Estate Tax Team with a focus on fund structuring, REIT and tax minimisation strategies for real estate and infrastructure investments across Asia Pacific.
Wee Hwee has assisted many Singapore and foreign investors to structure their Singapore real estate investments (both asset and share deals) in a tax efficient manner across various asset classes, ranging from hotels, office, retail mall, residential to workers dormitories. Apart from Singapore, he has also extensive experience in advising real estate acquisitions in Australia, India, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Myanmar, United States, UK, US, New Zealand, Germany, etc.
He liaises and meets up frequently with the Monetary Authority of Singapore to resolve tax issues for clients and incentive applications. He has also been working closely with the Singapore Exchange to promote REIT and Business Trust listings in Singapore, having embarked on a few road shows to Tokyo, Seoul, Mumbai and Hong Kong.
Wee Hwee started his earlier years in PwC with a portfolio of companies mainly in the real estate and hotel industry. Leveraging on these experiences, he has moved on to be part of the investment management team with a focus on fund structuring, REIT and tax minimisation strategies for real estate investments across Asia Pacific.
Wee Hwee graduated from the Nanyang Technological University with an Honours degree in Accountancy. He is also an Accredited Tax Advisor, the highest level of qualification issued by the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals. He is also an instructor for the Certificate of Real Estate Investment Finance (CREIF), a course conducted by APREA for real estate investment professionals.