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Nexia TS Supports 5 Charity Organisations in Myanmar Through Yoma Yangon International Marathon 2017

January 2017


Singapore, 10 January 2017 – As part of the firm’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) commitment, Nexia TS is delighted to participate in the Yoma Yangon International Marathon (YYIM) 2017 as an Event Supporter. Held on 8 January 2017 at the Thuwunna National Indoor Stadium, Yangon, YYIM has become one of the city’s most recognised annual sporting event, attracting a large number of local and international participants in its active participation to embody the spirit of running and to help raise funds for social causes in Myanmar.



The annual event is jointly organised with First Myanmar Investment (FMI) and Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC). This year, the funds raised will be channeled to the selected 5 charity organisations: YCDC Non Profit Child Day Care Center for Low Income Citizens, Zeyar Shwe Myay Youth Development Center (Hlaing Tharyar, Yangon Division), Nan Oo Youth Development Center (Mayangone Township, Yangon Division), Su Htoo Pan Youth Development Center (Than Lyin, Yangon Division) and Youth Development at No. (3) Basic Education Middle School in Hlaing Tharyar Township, Yangon.


“We’re glad to be able to do our part to help to improve the well-being of the community. Recognising the importance of giving back, we strive to do our best to be actively involved in everywhere we operate. By doing so, we hope to encourage our staff and the people around us to do our part to support the less privileged, wherever we are.”

Henry Tan, Managing Director, Nexia TS

About Yoma Yangon International Marathon:

As the largest running celebration in Yangon and the city’s only marathon event, YYIM aims to inspire athletes and connect communities, both locally and internationally, through a mutual passion for running. Weaving through a unique blend of modern and rustic Yangon, runners are treated to a visual feast making the YYIM a key highlight of the global running calendar.


For more information, please visit www.yomayangonmarathon.com.


About Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd:

Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. (“Yoma Strategic”, the “Company”, or collectively with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) was listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange in 2006 and has established itself as one of the leading conglomerates in Myanmar. The Company is affiliated to Serge Pun & Associates (Myanmar) Limited (“SPA”) and First Myanmar Investment Company Limited (“FMI”) which is a public company listed on the Yangon Stock Exchange.


Over the last 10 years, Yoma Strategic has built a portfolio of businesses in Myanmar through business expansion and collaborations with international and local partners. The Company’s three core businesses are Real Estate, Automotive & Equipment, and Consumer, and it has also made several investments together with established multinational partners.


Leveraging on its experience in Myanmar and its strong emphasis on corporate governance, the Group has forged strategic alliances with international partners such as Mitsubishi Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels Limited, Yum! Brands, the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”), and the Asian Development Bank (“ADB”). These partners provide invaluable expertise and capabilities which add to the Group’s capacity to execute its business strategy and help ensure that the Group’s projects adhere to international standards.


For more information, please visit www.yomastrategic.com.

Nexia TS CSR Key Focus – Community Welfare:

As a professional firm, Nexia TS not only has the responsibility to train staff members in the aspects of technical and professional skills but at the same time instil the values of being socially-responsible individuals by looking beyond themselves. Through various CSR initiatives to encourage staff members to be more actively involved in community projects, the firm hopes that its CSR-centred culture will extend its influence to those around them, especially to their family members and friends.


About Nexia TS:

Nexia TS was founded in 1993 by two experienced chartered accountants – Henry Tan and Sitoh Yih Pin. After working as managers for one of the international accounting firms, they saw a vision and an opportunity to establish their own organisation – not any accounting firm – but one which is unique in their personalised and well-qualified expertise.


To date, Nexia TS is recognised as an established mid-tier local accounting firm. We have grown significantly in size over the years. Being an independent member firm of Nexia International, we are affiliated to accounting firms in many parts of the world. This means that our clients will get to enjoy personalised, comprehensive and quality services at competitive rates in Singapore and globally. Our reputation for quality has been recognised by clients and accounting professionals. As testimony to this, we are among the first few local accounting firms to be accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia to provide supervision of professionals undergoing traineeship to qualify as Chartered Accountants.


Headquartered in Singapore, Nexia TS has established a strong presence in various countries across the region. Nexia China is a one-stop centre providing advisory services for foreign-invested enterprises in China. NTS Malaysia and NTS Myanmar provide a full suite of corporate advisory services for our clientele with operations and new foreign investments in the respective countries. Nexia International is an international network of accounting and consulting firms with origins going back to 1971, making Nexia International one of the longest established networks. Currently, with more than 24,000 professional staff serving our clients at over 570 offices in 110 countries, it is ranked as the top 10 largest international accounting and consulting network.


For more details, please visit www.nexiats.com.sg.


Media Contacts:

Grace Lui
Head of Marketing Communications
+65 6597 7297

Daniel Chen
Marketing Communications Manager
+65 6534 5700 (ext. 861)

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