PhillipCapital is a well-established financial institution with a global presence in 15 countries. Founded in 1975, it has been a partner in finance for over 45 years. It was the first to bring online trading (POEMS) to Singapore retail investors in 1996 and the first broker to introduce Contracts For Difference in 2003. Over the years, it has been conferred several awards including the Most Preferred Local Brokerage Firm at the 2018 ShareInvestor Awards. Its services include broking in securities, futures and foreign exchange, commodities, contract for difference, securities borrowing and lending, funds management, exchange traded funds, unit trusts, banking, insurance, private equity, research, corporate finance, property, factoring, leasing and commercial lending.