A tax partner in PwC,Wee Hwee provides tax consulting services to clients in a wide array of industries, with a focus on the real estate and investment management industries. His current portfolio consists mainly of real estate companies, real estate funds, REITs, business trusts, infrastructure fund, private equity funds and sovereign wealth funds.
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 liaises and meets up frequently with theMonetary Authority of Singapore to resolve tax issues for clients. He has also been working closely with the Singapore Exchange to promote REIT and Business Trust listings in Singapore, having recently embarked on 3 successful road shows in Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong.
In addition,Wee Hwee has extensive experience in advising foreign and local multinationals on various cross-border transactions involving countries like Australia, India, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, etc. He is familiar with permanent establishment issues, profit repatriation methods, tax efficient exit strategies and withholding tax planning.