20 Jul 2018

PhillipCapital Supports Children’s Cancer Foundation’s Hair For Hope

Phillip Futures CEO Teyu Che Chern and staff will be shaving their heads as a symbolic gesture in support of this movement.  

Singapore, 10 July 2018 — The management and employees of the PhillipCapital group, together with their corporate partners and friends, will be shaving their heads tomorrow in support of Children’s Cancer Foundation (CCF)’s Hair for Hope 2018. This is the first time that the financial institution is participating in this movement.

Hair for Hope is CCF’s signature fundraising event – the only head-shaving event in Singapore that serves to raise funds and awareness of childhood cancer. CCF hopes to encourage at least 6,500 participants to join the cause and raise $3.6 million to aid children and families impacted by cancer this year.

“Phillip Futures would like to commemorate its 35th year of establishment. As one PhillipCapital family, employees, partners, clients and friends want to play a part in helping the children affected by cancer, whether by volunteering to go bald to spread awareness of childhood cancer and to assure children that they are not alone in their fight against cancer or to raise funds to help affected children and their families,” Mr Teyu Che Chern, CEO of Phillip Futures explained.

To support this cause and his employees, Mr Teyu Che Chern will be the first in line to shave his head as a symbolic gesture. “As an individual, I would like to create awareness for all cancer fighters. As a father of four healthy children, I would like to show support to cancer kids and their families who are dealing with immeasurable pain and and stigma. As an organisation’s leader, I would like to lead by example and play my part in support of this charitable cause.”

One of PhillipCapital’s employees, Mr Tan Choun Ping from Phillip Futures IT department, shared his reason for signing up as a shavee. “I have witnessed my family members battling cancer, and I am touched by the help they received from donors. I can therefore emphatise with the physical suffering and financial burden that cancer patients go through and I am eager to support this meaningful cause in any way that I can.”

To support PhillipCapital’s shaving efforts, you can make an online donation at https://www.hairforhope.org.sg/satellite-event/phillip-futures-pte-ltd-72

For media queries, please contact:

Joanna Tan

Phillip Futures Pte Ltd

250 North Bridge Road, #07-01

Raffles City Tower

Singapore 179101

+65-65311523

joannatanyx@phillip.com.sg

About Phillip Futures

Phillip Futures was inaugurated in 1983 as a member of PhillipCapital Group and is one of the founding clearing members of Singapore Exchange Derivatives Trading (SGX-DT). Phillip Futures also holds the CMS licence issued by Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). Coupled with more than 30 years of experience specialising in global derivatives, the brokerage has grown to become one of the region’s top local brokerages and are constantly ranked among the top most active SGX-DT members. A gateway into more than 21 global exchanges with enhanced direct-hub access, Phillip Futures offers a large selection of futures, precious metals, options, currency and commodity trading products on a wide array of e-trading platforms to meet investors’ needs.

About the PhillipCapital Group

Since 1975, PhillipCapital has grown as an integrated Asian financial house with a global presence that offers a full range of quality and innovative services to retail, corporate and institutional customers. Our comprehensive suite of financial products and services includes fund management, managed accounts, unit trusts, insurance planning, regular savings, contracts for difference, exchange traded funds, investment research, equity financing, property; and broking in bonds, securities, derivatives, foreign exchange, precious metals and commodities. Institutions can also benefit from our corporate finance and advisory services as well as information technology solutions. With more than 3,500 employees and over 800,000 clients worldwide, our assets under management totals to more than USD 22 Billion with shareholders’ funds in excess of USD 1 Billion. PhillipCapital (with headquarters in Singapore) operates in the financial hubs of 16 countries, with offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Japan, India, Sri Lanka, UAE, UK, France, Turkey, Australia and USA.

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