Our Journey

Milestones, Awards & Achievements

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The Beginning of PhillipCapital

Started Phillip Securities where the first office was located on Phillip Street, Singapore. Hence, the origin of company name.

1980 – 1989

First Wave of Expansion

1983: Expanded into Derivatives (Phillip Futures) and was one of the founding clearing members of Singapore Exchange Derivatives Trading (SGX-DT).

1984: First bold move through expanding first office in Hong Kong, serving as a gateway into China.

1985: Despite tough times, Phillip Securities managed to ride through Pan-Electric crisis strongly and developed alongside the new regulations and amendments made to regulate the stockbroking industry.

1990 – 1994

The Start of Our Global Presence

1990: Established KL Commodity Office

1991: Started Phillip Commodities (HK) Ltd.

1993: A great year for Phillip Securities with global presence after acquiring a stake in Walker Crips in UK, Intersuisse Australia as well as Sri Lanka Securities firm.

1995 – 2000

Leader in Online Trading World

1996: A momentous year with the launched of POEMS to meet the online trading needs of clients.

Phillip Online Electronic Mart System (POEMS) has made a name for Phillip Securities, as the pioneer financial institution in Singapore and possibly first in Asia to launch online trading.

In the following years, through the brand PhillipCapital, we transformed the broking scene in Singapore by creating an online trading platform where customers can trade multiple asset classes.

Awards 1997 – 2000

During this period, we received numerous awards including Best Stockbroking Firm 1999 by the Financial Planner / Channel News Asia and eBroker of the year 2000 by the Arthur Anderson & Consumer Association.

2000 – 2005

Striving to be the Financial Supermart

Having successfully achieved the status as a leader in online trading, we strived to become a one-stop financial supermarket for customers. Fund Management services, Cash management accounts, Loans and Mortgages were first introduced to achieve this.

2002: Established presence in Japan after acquiring a brokerage firm.

2003: First broker to offer Contracts for Differences (CFDs) to clients in Singapore.

2005 – 2010

Reaping the Fruits of our Labour

After 30 years of growth and development, PhillipCapital continued to receive many more awards for its achievements.

Awards 2006

POEMS Singapore (www.poems.com.sg) was ranked as the No. 1 website visited by online users in 2005 and 2006 in the ‘Business and Finance – Stocks and Shares’ category of Hitwise Singapore Online Performance Award.

In the same year, our Phillip Capital Management (PCM) funds received several awards from The Edge – Lipper Singapore Funds Awards 2006 and the Standard & Poor’s Singapore Funds Awards 2006.

Awards 2007

1st in Singapore to launch the online sale of Singapore Government Treasury Bills

(T Bills) via its Internet trading platform – POEMS

Phillip Asia Pacific Growth Fund – Best Fund over 3 Years (Equity Asia Pacific)

Phillip Growth Fund – Best Fund over 5 Years (Mixed Asset SGD Aggressive)

Phillip Growth Fund – Best Fund over 3 Years (Mixed Asset SGD Aggressive) The Edge- Lipper Singapore Funds Awards 2007

Phillip Asia Pacific Growth Fund – Winner of the Equity Asia Pacific (5 Year) Category

Phillip Growth Fund – Winner of the Asset Allocation Global Neutral (5 Year) Category The Standard & Poor’s Singapore Funds Awards 2007

POEMS: No. 1 Ranking Website visited by Singapore internet users in 2006 The Hitwise Online Performance Award: Business and Finance – Stocks and Shares Category

Awards 2008

PCM Phillip Growth Fund won “Best Fund over Five Years” at The Edge-Lipper Singapore Funds Awards 2008

Awards 2009

Singapore Exchange gave a Special Achievement Award to PhillipCapital’s Chairman for the contributions in industry growth

Awards 2010

Our Phillip Asia Pacific Growth Fund is “Top Asia Pacific Equity Fund over 10 Years” at The Edge-Lipper Singapore Funds Awards 2010

2010 – 2015

Spreading Our Wings

We diversified our product ranges and services over the past 30 years and started to move beyond the region. In the early 90s, PhillipCapital established its presence in many ASEAN regions.

During 2010-2015, PhillipCapital Expands Its Presence In Cambodia and announces New Insurance Arm in Thailand.

2011: First Asian broker to attain CME Group clearing membership through Phillip Futures Inc in Chicago, US

2012: The Group went on to acquire brokerage firms in India, Dubai and Turkey

2013: PhillipCapital brings Turkish market experts to Singapore

2015: PhillipCapital celebrates 40 Years of success.

2016 – 2018

Innovation Never Stops

2016: AU Group and PhillipCapital announced new joint venture in Asia and the opening of its first subsidiary in Singapore – Phillip Capital Management Launches First Asia Pacific REITS ETF in Singapore.

2017: Phillip Securities launches new state-of-the-art trading platform for traders. PhillipCapital is the first in the world to launch bonds trading mobile application.

2018: The Launch of POEMS in Australia.