Securities Investors Association

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Securities Investors Association
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Founded 1999
Headquarters Singapore
Products Investor Lobby Group
Web site www.sias.org

The Securities Investors Association (SIAS) is the largest organized investor lobby group in Asia, with almost 70,000 retail investors as members. It is a non-profit organization.[1]

History

SIAS was founded in June 1999 after 172,000 retail investors were suddenly stranded when the Malaysian government froze their investments on Malaysian stocks. A group of citizens lead by David Gerald helped to free the frozen shares with an initial backing by 49,880 retail investors as association members.

In July of 2012, Singapore Exchange, Ltd. (SGX) and SIAS announced they would sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to formalize their commitment over the next three years to bring investing to the community.[2]

Products and Services

SIAS promotes investor education, corporate governance, and transparency in Singapore. The company offers shareholder communication, online, membership, and research services; reports related to oil and gas, basic materials, industrials, consumer goods, consumer services, healthcare, utilities, telecommunications, financials, and technology sectors; and tools, fundamental analysis, and technical analysis.[3]

Membership

Key People

References

  1. About SIAS. SIAS.
  2. Press Release. SGX.
  3. Company Overview of Securities Investors Association. Businessweek.