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FLS Capital is a Singapore based boutique consultancy firm specializing in Deal Sourcing/Origination for Capital Introduction and M&A deals with sector focus on margin retail FX/CFD Brokers, payment/remittance companies as well as for Start-Ups/Early Stage FINTECH and Crypto/Blockchain companies.

About Us

Our Founder

Tarun

Tarun Tandon is the Founder/ Chief Executive Officer of FLS Capital Pte. Ltd. He has over 25 years of experience in FX, Precious Metals and the Futures industry, having worked in global banks and brokerages.

Prior to starting his own consultancy firm, Tarun was the Asia Head of FX and OTC Energy at MF Global Singapore. He was instrumental for the exponential growth in business at MF Global Singapore by incorporating electronic trading capabilities, sound risk management, product innovation and organic & inorganic growth strategies.

Our Expertise

We have in-depth knowledge of the entire landscape surrounding the Brokerage business from regulation to liquidity to risk management, compliance, technology etc.

Our sector focus & specialization is as follows:
  • Retail Brokers, Broker-Dealer, Discount Brokers
  • - License acquisition in Tier 1 & Tier 2 Jurisdictions
    - Merger & Acquisition deals for inorganic growth or entry into the sector
    - Marketing via Sports Sponsorship/Partnership
  • FX/CFD
  • - Distribution of Non-Bank Liquidity
    - Options Trading platform
    - Copy/Social/Robo Trading platforms
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Merger & Acquisition: FX Brokers

FLS Capital specializes in M&A deals of Retail Margin Brokers & Broker-Dealers as well as acquisition of Broker Licenses in Tier 1 & Tier 2 jurisdictions.

Our geographical coverage of regulated Brokers across Tier 1 & Tier 2 jurisdictions is as follows:

We have successfully concluded many M&A deals between Brokers across continents since our establishment. We provide services to both Buy-side and Sell-side enquiries. We have end-to-end capabilities and provide unmatched expertise to our clients throughout the transaction life cycle viz. from the formulation of M&A strategies to identification & sourcing of potential partners/targets, negotiations, execution of SPA and Change in Control leading to successful M&A deal and/or Strategic Alliance.

With our proven track record, extensive network and in-depth knowledge, we continue to excel in our business performance; contributing to the successful business expansion of our clients through M&A deals and Strategic Alliances.

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Transaction Highlight

Over the years, we have concluded many transactions and we share the disclosable deals as follows:

  • Oct 2018: Sale of Kantipur Asia Pacific Pty Ltd (Australian Broker)
  • Oct 2017: Sale of ZuluTrade “Zulu Group”
  • Oct 2017: Acquisition by Formax Group of Social Trading Platform and AAAFx (Greek Broker)
  • May 2017: Sale of Forex Financial Services "Forex FS" (Australian Broker)
  • Mar 2017: Sale of PCM Brokers (Dubai)
  • Aug 2016: Acquisition by Rakuten Securities, Inc of Japan of ASIC regulated Broker.
    Full Press Release, please click here.
  • Aug 2016: Sale of FXAsia Pty Ltd (Australian Broker)
  • May 2016: Acquisition by Market Maker International Group Ltd of ASIC regulated Broker
  • May 2016: Sale of Forex Group Australia Pty Ltd (Australian Broker)
  • Jan 2016: Sale of Intelligent Financial Markets Pty Ltd (Australian Broker)
  • Feb 2015: Sale of Roco International Pty Ltd (Australian Broker)

Please find below some of the global acquisition opportunities:

    FX / CFD Opportunities

  • Sell-side – UK FCA 125K License with operating infrastructure and business
  • Sell-side – UK FCA STP License (capital requirement EUR 125,000)
  • Sell-side – Singapore Remittance License
  • Sell-side – Dubai, UAE DMCC/DGCX/SCA License
  • Sell-side – Japan FX/CFD Brokerage (small operating business)
  • Sell-side – Global Brokerage with large volume/client base
  • Sell-side – ASIC FX Market Making License (No CFD)
  • Sell-side – ASIC FX/CFD Market Making for WHOLESALE clients
  • Sell-side – Turkish FX License

  • Fintech Opportunities

  • Cap Intro – UK Challenger Bank
  • Cap Intro – Europe Bitcoin Miner / Investment in Power Utility
  • Cap Intro – Europe Payment Service Provider (global operations)
  • Buy Out – Sale of UK E-money Institution
  • Buy Out – Sale of Europe EU-licensed cryptocurrency exchange with internal matching engine / cryptocurrency wallet service
  • Buy Out – Sale of Europe Fintech: Global player in “Social Trade / Robo Advisory” (majority stake)
  • Buy Out – Sale of Europe Trading platform: technology IP includes CRM, back office, built in payment wallets etc.
  • Buy Out – Sale of Mobile app economy: Global player in mobile advertising platform
  • Majority Stake – Vietnam Digital Payment Company
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Liquidity Solution

We are acting as agents for a Tier 1 Japanese FX Broker for their Prime of Prime offering, major highlights being:

  • Japanese broker regulated by Japan FSA
  • Multi-asset class Prime of Prime liquidity solutions for brokerages of all sizes
  • - Currencies
    - Precious Metals
    - Commodities
    - Securities Indices
  • Technical aspects:
  • - Multi integration with FIX API, Web Based GUI and MT4
    - Portal tool for various type of Reporting and Statements
    - Fill rates: above 95%
    - Response time: under 200 milliseconds
    - Server location: TY3
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