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SCS Global Financial Advisory Pte. Ltd.



SCS Global is an international advisory firm founded in 2002 by partners with experience in BIG 4s throughout Asian countries.
The company provides professional services in audit and compliance, taxation, corporate finance and M&A, business consulting, incorporation and corporate secretarial work. We have around 200 own professionals working across Asia. Our network is complemented by joint ventures and strategic alliances bringing the total headcount of available resources to over 1500. Deriving from the multicultural background, we offer our services in English, Japanese, Mandarin, Bahasa Malaysia and other local languages.

Our clientele ranges from SMEs to large MNCs. SCS Global’s list of reference clients includes many notable Japanese companies such as Dentsu, Hitachi, Mizuho Bank, NEC, Oji Paper, Sumitomo and Toray. However, we have also helped large international firms from other countries such as Vopak, Thales Group and Moet & Hennessey.

Corporate finance and M&A
SCS Global offers a comprehensive set of transaction advisory services provided by our finance professionals located in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and New Delhi (joint venture with CCI).

M&A Advisory

  • Screening of potential targets or buyers
  • Valuation and transaction structuring
  • Transaction support in acquisitions and divestments of private and public companies, or their parts
  • M&A process management, deal negotiation and execution support


  • Fundraising – private equity, venture capital and private placements
  • IPO and secondary listing support
  • Acquisition financing
  • Refinancing

Other services

  • Industry analyses and research studies
  • Corporate turnaround analyses and restructuring support
  • Liquidation and exiting
  • Fairness opinions

Financial Due Diligence

  • Evaluation of profitability, financial condition, assets, liabilities and cash flows
  • Assessment and search of unrecorded liabilities, under accruals and off balance sheet items
  • Analysis of adopted accounting standards and restatement of financial to IFRS or USGAAP

Our professionals in Singapore
The team in Singapore consists of approximately 50 professionals with education from prestigious academic institutions and previous work experience from auditing, consulting and investment banking.

Key Members

Kenichi Shohtoku, CPA (US/Japan/Singapore)

Group Managing Partner of SCS Global Director of Global Financial Advisory

  • He has over 15 years of international work experience from auditing andconsulting
  • He has been in advisory role in multiple cross border M&A transactions, IPOs and other financing projects across Asia
  • Prior founding SCS Global, he a was a Manager at Arthur Andersen Malaysia where he was in charge of the Japanese desk
  • B.Sc. in Economics from Keio University


Barbara Kang, CPA (Singapore, Australia)

Partner of SCS Global PAC

  • She joined SCS GLOBAL in 2009 and has more than 7 years of experience from audit and financial consulting for a wide range of clients, including those companies listed in SGX
  • She supports the financial advisory team with due diligence, M&A advisory, SGX IPOs and other consulting services
  • Prior to SCS Global, she worked in KPMG Malaysia and Ernst & Young Singapore with audit and assurance services.
  • B.A. in Accountancy and Finance, from University of Technology, Sydney


Kentaro Nanri, CPA (Japan)

Senior Manager of SCS Global Financial Advisory

  • He joined SCS Global in 2011 and is in charge of due diligence projects and financing projects
  • Prior to SCS Global, he worked 8 years for PricewaterhouseCoopers Japan
  • As an Audit manager in PwC, he was responsible for audit coordination of Japanese listed companies and also provided advisory services in several M&A and due diligence projects
  • B.A. in Business administration from Ritsumeikan University


Ollipekka Kotkajuuri, Manager of SCS Global Financial Advisory

  • He joined SCS Global in 2012 and is responsible for M&A projects
  • Prior to SCS Global, he worked for a boutique investment bank Summa Capital both in Finland and in India
  • He has experience in large scale M&A and financing transactions and has participated in all levels of deal execution, including origination, buyer and seller contacts, documentation drafting, financial analysis and modeling, project management, due diligence and deal negotiations
  • M.Sc. in Economics from Helsinki School of Economics


SCS Global Financial Advisory Pte. Ltd.


Kenichi Shohtoku



Kentaro Nanri



Ollipekka Kotkajuuri

10 Anson Rd.
#13-13A International Plaza
Singapore 079903

Tel: +65-6334 8018