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Globally Revolutionary New Retail Concept Unveiled at Bangkok’s Siam Center

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US$60 million investment in Siam Center by Siam Piwat and 200 brand owners is biggest collaborative initiative in retail development ever undertaken in Thailand that aims to lift the stature of Bangkok as top global shopping destination
“We are pioneering a revolutionary new retail development concept where the developer works with retailers and brand owners to give the entire venue a consistent visual identity as well as a consistent promise to the visitor” – Mrs. Chadatip Chutrakul – CEO, Siam Piwat Ltd.
BANGKOK /PRNewswire/ — Siam Piwat, the owner and operator of Siam Paragon and Siam Center recently unveiled sweeping plans, as part of its total rejuvenation of Siam Center, for the introduction of a revolutionary new retail concept that promises to put Bangkok among the ranks of the world’s most innovative shopping destinations when it opens on January 11th, 2013.
Mrs. Chadatip Chutrakul, CEO of Siam Piwat Co., Ltd., the owner and operator of Siam Center, said, “We’re pioneering a revolutionary new retail development concept where the developer works collaboratively with retailers and brand owners to give the entire venue a consistent visual identity. Brand owners and retailers have agreed to conceive their store designs to reflect an overall theme that is clearly and distinctly Siam Center, even for the stores of the biggest of big-name international and local brands in fashion as well as in food and beverages.”
“Brand owners and retailers are also collaborating with us to ensure the delivery of a consistent promise to the visitor: that, no matter which store one visits, or whichever restaurant one patronizes, one will meet with unexpected products and services, and which will be unlike anything available at any other venue,” she said.
In addition, most stores will carry special product selections that are only available at Siam Center, even including exclusive offerings in the food and beverage outlets.
“Big, fast-forward international brands have also agreed to present their latest new-arrival collections in Siam Center before they are presented at other branch,” Mrs. Chutrakul said.
“Siam Piwat is investing more US$ 60 million, while retailers and brand owners are investing US$ 33 million to create the new Siam Center. It is the biggest collaboration ever undertaken by retailers and brand owners in Thailand,” she said.
The SoHo district of New York is one of the inspirations behind what Siam Center is about to offer. It is, perhaps, the only place in the world where stores have designed their shops to suit the distinct style of the district, adapting themselves to fit the unique character of their environment while still preserving all that makes their brands special. For the first time, at Siam Center, all of these are now being done under one roof.
Siam Center has a gross floor area of 40,000 sqm and is located at the crossover station between the city’s two major overhead mass transit rail system routes. It is also at the heart of Bangkok’s retail zone with visitor traffic of around 150,000 people per day, of which approximately 60% are local residents and 40% tourists.
For further information, please contact:
Siam Piwat Co., Ltd.:
Sireetorn Niyomsen
Tel: +662-658-1000 ext 234
Bangkok Public Relations Ltd.:
Pairoj Pachanapreeda
Tel: +662-664-9500 ext 115
Source: Siam Piwat Co., Ltd.

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December 11, 2012 at 12:04 pm

RTS Realtime Systems Builds on Leadership Position in Asia Pacific

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Announces New Data Centers in Shanghai, Tokyo; New Office in Shanghai; Re-Location of CEO to Singapore
SINGAPORE/PRNewswire/ — RTS Realtime Systems Group (RTS), a leading global trading solutions provider, announced today a series of strategic moves in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. As the 8th Annual FIA Asia Derivatives Conference kicks off tomorrow in Singapore, RTS unveiled plans to: go live with a new data center in Shanghai within days; open in January a fully staffed sales and client support office in Shanghai, its first office in China; open a new data center in Tokyo by year-end; and re-locate the firm’s Chief Executive Officer to Singapore.
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Combined with additional recent measures that have strengthened the RTS presence in the region, the changes have elicited client feedback that RTS has the most advanced trading network and data centers [www.rtsgroup.net/connectivity-hosting/hosting-solutions] in APAC, along with the industry’s most comprehensive global connectivity between exchanges in Asia, the United States and Europe.
The new data centers in Shanghai and Tokyo, along with the recently launched Hong Kong facility, are the latest additions to a global trading network. Through the data centers, RTS offers proximity hosting services, along with direct market access to more than 135 exchanges across regions and assets classes. The firm also offers low latency access to more than 80 marketplaces, including in Chicago, New York, London, Frankfurt, Singapore, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Shanghai and Tokyo.
RTS CEO Steffen Gemuenden will re-locate from Chicago to Singapore in January. Andy Woodhouse, RTS Managing Director, APAC, will re-locate from Singapore to the firm’s Hong Kong office to focus on clients in North Asia and China. Singapore serves as the RTS APAC regional headquarters. (The firm’s global and European headquarters are in Frankfurt, Germany, and U.S. headquarters are in Chicago.) In less than two years, the firm has quadrupled its staff in APAC, from 15 in January 2011 to 60 today.
Gemuenden said: “We are very committed to emerging as the premier technology solutions provider in APAC, helping our clients identify new trading opportunities. We are proud of our progress to date, as well as the feedback we’ve received on our regional offering. Our team is seeing strong demand here for everything from front-end click trading solutions, to our new Tango OnDemand [www2.rtsgroup.net/AlgoTrading] fixed-price algorithmic trading package, to risk management, hosting and FIX API exchange connectivity services based on our global trading network. We have global clients who want our help in quickly establishing a presence in Asian markets, and Asia-based clients who want to build on their sophistication locally or expand to new markets internationally.”
Last year RTS made its first acquisition with the purchase of a high-end technology solutions provider in India. The firm now has offices in Mumbai and Pune, in addition to the Mumbai data center.
RTS began offering access to China’s four futures exchanges earlier this year and established a local Chinese entity through which the firm will conduct business. Gemuenden said he has made regular visits to China for the past 10 years in anticipation that the country would open its markets and embrace electronic trading opportunities.
RTS is exhibiting at the FIA Asia Conference [www2.rtsgroup.net/AsiaEvent] at booth #19.
About RTS Realtime Systems Group
RTS (www.rtsgroup.net) delivers high-performance, end-to-end technology products and services across asset classes and continents to elite financial institutions and commodity trading houses. The firm is a global leader in robust electronic trading software, connectivity, hosting, matching and risk management solutions. With standardized low latency connectivity gateways to 135+ exchanges and execution venues worldwide, the firm provides proximity hosting and co-location services to 80+ venues via its global data center network. The RTS infrastructure enables clients to deploy sophisticated trading strategies quickly, securely and cost-effectively throughout multiple trading desks and sites. RTS has offices in Amsterdam, Chicago, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, New York, Pune, Singapore and Sydney.
CONTACT:
In Asia:
Andy Woodhouse
RTS Realtime Systems Pte. Ltd.
+65-6595-0822
a.woodhouse@rtsgroup.net
In the U.S. and Europe:
Ellen G. Resnick, Crystal Clear Communications
+1-773-929-9292; +1-312-399-9295 (m)
eresnick@crystalclearPR.com
Source: RTS Realtime Systems Group

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November 27, 2012 at 5:56 pm

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UBM Asia Sets Up Scholarships and Grants to Groom Jewellery Talents In China

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HONG KONG /PRNewswire/ — UBM Asia has joined hands with the Jewellery Institute of Guangzhou Panyu Polytechnic to set up the UBM Asia Scholarship and UBM Asia Grant for the students. This School-Enterprise collaboration aims to recognise students with outstanding academic achievement and to support underprivileged students.
As Asia’s leading exhibition organiser, UBM Asia is not only dedicated to developing trade exhibitions and promoting international trade, but also takes an active role in community services, such as charity, donation, rehabilitation, environmental protection and volunteering activities. This is the first time that UBM Asia has worked together with an education organisation. Founded in 2001, the Jewellery Institute has trained many thousands of students into professionals of jewellery design, processing, identification and marketing.
UBM Asia will fund Renminbi 80,000 yuan (US$13,000) annually: 50,000 yuan for the UBM Asia Scholarship and 30,000 yuan for the UBM Asia Grant. To ensure the equity and openness of the selection process, UBM Asia management, teachers and student representatives from the Jewellery Institute will form a vetting committee to assess candidates for the scholarships and grants. Awardees will be announced at the annual Awards Presentation Ceremony.
UBM Asia will also provide a special incentive programme alongside the Scholarship and Grant. Students winning awards in international and national jewellery competitions will be fully funded by UBM Asia to visit the world’s largest jewellery fair, the September Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem Fair organised by UBM Asia. UBM Asia has a global portfolio of 18 jewellery events in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Japan, Singapore, Turkey and Germany.
The signing ceremony of the collaboration and the first UBM Asia Scholarship and UBM Asia Grant presentation ceremony will be held on 27 November 2012 at Guangzhou Panyu Polytechnic. Mr. Li Guorong, Vice Director of Bureau of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of Guangzhou Municipality, representative from Guangzhou Education Bureau, Mr. Meng Yuanbei, Party Secretary of Guangzhou Panyu Polytechnic, Mr. Liang Zhanxiong, Chairman of Guangdong Gold and Silver Jewellery Association, Mr. Pan Qingsong, Chairman of Guangdong Golden Jewellery and Jade Industry Association, and Mr. Yang Huining, Secretary-General of Gold Association of Guang Dong Province will attend the ceremony to witness the signing of the collaboration agreement between UBM Asia, represented by Mr. Wolfram Diener, Senior Vice President of UBM Asia, and Guangzhou Panyu Polytechnic, represented by Mr. Wang Chang, Dean of Jewellery Institute, followed by the presentation of scholarships and grants.
For press enquiries, please contact:
Jennifer Law, Director of Corporate Marketing & Communications, UBM Asia
Tel: +852 2516 1691
Fax: +852 3749 7342
Email: Jennifer.Law@ubm.com
Elsie Hui, Corporate Marketing & Communications Executive, UBM Asia
Tel: +852 2516 1679
Fax: +852 3749 7342
Email: Elsie.Hui@ubm.com
Notes to Editors
1. About UBM Asia (www.ubmasia.com)
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia operates in 19 market sectors with headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia, including UBM China in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou and Beijing. We have over 240 products including trade fairs, conferences, trade publications, B2B/B2C portals and virtual event services. As Asia’s leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in China, India and Malaysia, we stage the leading events of their kind across the region. Our 200 events, 24 publications and 16 vertical portals serve over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world with high value face-to-face business-matching events, quality and instant market news and industry trends, and round-the-clock online trading networks and sourcing platforms. We have over 1,100 staff in 21 major cities across Asia, stretching from Japan to Turkey.
2. About UBM plc (www.ubm.com)
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world’s buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.
For more information, go to http://www.ubm.com; follow us on Twitter at @UBM_plc to get the latest UBM news.
Source: UBM Asia

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November 26, 2012 at 12:07 pm

Xiangyu Dredging Awarded “2012 ChinaDredging Company of the Year”

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Industry’s Prospect and Corporate Strengths Received Recognition
HONG KONG /PRNewswire/ — Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited (“Xiangyu Dredging” or the “Company”, stock code: 871), the largest privately owned dredging company in China in terms of dredging volume in 2010, has been awarded “2012 China Dredging Company of the Year” by Frost & Sullivan, the globally renowned consulting company, in recognition of Xiangyu Dredging’s outstanding achievements in terms of business expansion, technological advancement for environmentally-friendly dredging and targeted development strategies.
“China Dredging Company of the Year” aims at acknowledging excellent quality, superior services and good reputation of the chosen dredging company. Xiangyu Dredging is committed to providing quality customer-orientated dredging services. Amid a global and regional economic slowdown, Xiangyu has outperformed its peers thanks to a well-focused business strategy, especially with its expertise in environmentally-friendly dredging buttressed by a top-line alignment of advance technologies and equipments. In particular, the company’s leading technological edges in areas such as hi-efficiency drying has built for it a solid reputation within a short period of time in capital and reclamation dredging and leading the environmental dredging industry.
Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, publishes over 500 comprehensive industry converge per year, partners with clients to support the development of innovative strategies for more than 40 years. The company serves an extensive clientele that includes Global 1000 companies, emerging companies, and the investment community. Frost & Sullivan has won a worldwide reputation for its high-quality services in more than 300 major industries.
Mr. Liu Kaijin, Joint Chairman, executive Director and CEO of Xiangyu Dredging, said, “Xiangyu is delighted and honored to see its hard work recognized by the international business community. We have adamantly adhered to a corporate mission of ‘Grasping every valuable opportunities to build a leadership in environmental protection dredging’. China’s favorable water conservancy and environmental protection policies open a broad horizon for Xiangyu’s growth plan. We are committed to build an ever more beautiful China with our experience and expertise as China’s leading player in environmentally protection dredging industry.”
About Xiangyu Dredging
Xiangyu Dredging has been listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (“SEHK”) on 20 June 2011. The Company is the largest privately owned dredging company in China in terms of dredging volume in 2010, according to the Frost & Sullivan Report. The Company is engaged in providing capital & reclamation dredging, environmental protection dredging, dredging related construction business and other marine business services. The Company has cultivated strong client relationships and has a strong project pipeline including large-scale projects with prestigious clientele. In 2011, the total revenue was increased by 203% to RMB 1.14 billion, integrated net profit grew by 219% to RMB 300 million. The Company has strong ability to evaluate project profitability and selectively engage in profitable projects, and have undertaken contract work on dredging projects such as Dalian Changxingdao Harbor Project and Tianjin Project. The Company achieved an average dredger working efficiency rate of approximately 83% in 2010, which was higher than the industry average of 70% in China.
This press release is issued by Wonderful Sky Financial Group Limited on behalf of Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited
Source: Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited

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November 21, 2012 at 3:29 pm

Ex-Im Approves $461 million to Finance Export of U.S. Satellites to Hong Kong

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WASHINGTON /PRNewswire/ — In a decision that will support thousands of high-tech jobs in the U.S., the board of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has authorized two transactions aggregating $461 million to underwrite the export of American-made satellites to Hong Kong.
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The pair of transactions will support approximately 3,700 U.S. jobs, according to Bank estimates derived from Departments of Commerce and Labor data and methodology.
“We are excited to play such a key role in two dynamic transactions that will support several thousand high-paying U.S. jobs in the satellite and aeronautics industries,” said Ex-Im Bank Chairman and President Fred P. Hochberg. “These products reveal the technological ingenuity and innovation of American companies and will benefit millions of people the world over as we orient ourselves more and more to the future.”
Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) of Hong Kong will deploy the satellites to upgrade and expand its fleet, which offers coverage to 80 percent of the world’s population and targets emerging markets in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Russia.
“We are absolutely delighted with the support of Ex-Im Bank to provide us financing for our upcoming satellite and launch platforms. In ABS-2, Space Systems/Loral provides us with one of the largest satellites ever to be launched over Asia. Separately, the combination of Boeing 702SP satellites and the Falcon-9 launch vehicles will revolutionize the Fixed Satellite industry with the most cost effective delivery of satellites into orbit,” said Tom Choi, chief executive officer of ABS. “With these satellites, ABS will extend the reach of affordable and reliable communications and broadcast services to the emerging markets of the world. We are proud to be partnered with such innovative companies and we are extremely thankful for Ex-Im’s financing support.”
In the first transaction, the Bank authorized a $171.29 million direct loan to ABS to finance the purchase of a FS1300, C/Ka/Ku-band geostationary satellite from Space Systems/Loral Inc. (SS/L) and insurance from Aon. The satellite is scheduled to launch in 2013.
SS/L, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based provider of satellites and space systems, has manufactured more than 250 satellites since 1960. The satellites have delivered an excess of 1,900 years of on-orbit service.
“Export-Import Bank financing helps make U.S. manufacturers more competitive and keeps our space industry strong,” said John Celli, president of Space Systems/Loral. “Our work on the satellite for ABS keeps hundreds of engineers, technicians and managers employed here in Palo Alto and many hundreds more at suppliers across the U.S.”
Additionally, the Bank authorized a separate $289.71 million direct loan to ABS to facilitate the purchase of two 702SP C- and Ku-band geostationary satellites from Boeing Satellite Systems International (Boeing), insurance from Aon, technical support, and the launch of both of the satellites with Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) Falcon 9. The transaction will finance the first two of Boeing’s all-electric-propulsion commercial satellites and the first Ex-Im Bank-backed SpaceX launch. The two satellites are planned to launch in 2015 from Cape Canaveral, Fla.
“The Bank’s support of this important satellite operator, one of two launch customers, finds it again at the forefront of helping fulfill a global opportunity with an advanced-technology, American-made product,” said Craig Cooning, chief executive officer of Boeing Satellite Systems International. “Our all-electric propulsion means lighter launch weight, which translates into more payload capability at a lower cost in orbit. It ultimately means we can offer customers more and capture sales that will support hundreds of high-tech American jobs.”
Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Hawthorne, Calif., SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches rockets and spacecraft. It is the first private company to build, launch, and dock spacecraft at the International Space Station, a mission previously accomplished only by government space entities.
“Ex-Im Bank’s financing of the ABS mission on a Falcon 9 launch vehicle marks the first SpaceX international launch deal to receive Ex-Im backing, and we look forward to many more to come,” said Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX president. “SpaceX is rapidly winning back market share in a commercial field once dominated by the U.S. The support of Ex-Im is great for our customers, our jobs, and our country.”
HSBC Hong Kong and New York Project & Export Finance teams acted as lead financial advisor to ABS throughout the Ex-Im Bank application and due diligence processes.
In FY 2012, Ex-Im Bank authorized approximately $1.4 billion in satellite transactions.
ABOUT EX-IM BANK:
Ex-Im Bank is an independent federal agency that helps create and maintain U.S. jobs by filling gaps in private export financing at no cost to American taxpayers. In the past five years (from Fiscal Year 2008), Ex-Im Bank has earned for U.S. taxpayers nearly $1.6 billion above the cost of operations. The Bank provides a variety of financing mechanisms, including working capital guarantees, export-credit insurance and financing to help foreign buyers purchase U.S. goods and services.
Ex-Im Bank approved $35.8 billion in total authorizations in FY 2012 – an all-time Ex-Im record. This total includes more than $6.1 billion directly supporting small-business export sales – also an Ex-Im record. Ex-Im Bank’s total authorizations are supporting an estimated $50 billion in U.S. export sales and approximately 255,000 American jobs in communities across the country. For more information, visit http://www.exim.gov.
Source: Export-Import Bank of the United States

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November 21, 2012 at 11:49 am

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UBM Asia Continues to Expand its Leading Position in Malaysia with the Acquisition of Greenbuild Asia

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HONG KONG /PRNewswire/ — UBM announces that it has acquired 65% equity share in Eco Exhibitions Sdn Bhd which owns Greenbuild Asia to develop the fair and to accelerate UBM’s ASEAN strategies in Southeast Asia and its leading position in Malaysia.
Greenbuild Asia is Southeast Asia’s biggest event for sustainable building, design and construction. In February 2012, the exhibition in Kuala Lumpur welcomed over 12,000 trade buyers and 98 exhibiting companies from across the region. In 2013, the exhibition will be held from 17 – 19 September and will move to a larger exhibition venue at the Putra World Trade Centre to accommodate the increasing demand for space. Andrew Siow, founder and owner of Greenbuild Asia, will remain as a partner and also Managing Director of the company.
UBM Asia has been actively expanding its business in Malaysia these two years. It acquired in 2011 from AMB Exhibitions Sdn Bhd its trade exhibitions related to water, livestock, energy, and mechanical/electrical industries in Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Of these, the two largest shows are AsiaWater and ASEAN M&E Expo, both in Kuala Lumpur.
UBM acquired the Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF), Malaysia’s largest exhibition held in Kuala Lumpur and the largest furniture exhibition in Southeast Asia this February. With this acquisition, UBM Asia became the largest exhibition organiser in Malaysia. UBM Asia has since then launched IFSEC Southeast Asia, Rail Asia Exhibition & Conference and EcoBuild Southeast Asia in Malaysia; CPhI South East Asia and Concrete Show South East Asia in Indonesia; Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair in Singapore; and SATTE Indonesia in Bali as part of its ASEAN development.
Showcasing the full range of properties, services, materials, equipment and construction technology dedicated to sustainable buildings, Greenbuild Asia also creates strong synergies with UBM’s Ecobuild brand. Held at London’s ExCeL, Ecobuild is the world’s leading event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment. The 2012 event in March brought together more than 57,000 industry professionals who explored the products, services and innovations from over 1,500 exhibitors. This established brand has also been geo-adapted to Asia, in India and China.
Jime Essink, President & Chief Executive Officer of UBM Asia said:
“Southeast Asia is a very important market to UBM and to our customers. Together with our offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam, UBM Asia provides a unique and extensive network across the ASEAN. We currently have 30 exhibitions in this region for a wide range of sectors to facilitate our customers in exploring the ASEAN markets which will become one big market in 2015. We look forward to having the tremendous contribution from Andrew and his team to further develop the successful Greenbuild Asia.”
Notes to Editors
1. About UBM Asia (www.ubmasia.com)
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia operates in 19 market sectors with headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia, including UBM China in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou and Beijing. We have over 240 products including trade fairs, conferences, trade publications, B2B/B2C portals and virtual event services. As Asia’s leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in China, India and Malaysia, we stage the leading events of their kind across the region. Our 200 events, 24 publications and 16 vertical portals serve over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world with high value face-to-face business-matching events, quality and instant market news and industry trends, and round-the-clock online trading networks and sourcing platforms. We have over 1,100 staff in 21 major cities across Asia, stretching from Japan to Turkey.
2. About UBM plc (www.ubm.com)
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world’s buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

For more information, go to http://www.ubm.com; follow us on Twitter at @UBM_plc to get the latest UBM news.
For press enquiries, please contact:
Jennifer Law, Director of Corporate Marketing & Communications, UBM Asia
Tel: +852 2516 1691
Fax: +852 3749 7342
Email: Jennifer.Law@ubm.com
Source: UBM Asia

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November 20, 2012 at 10:07 am

ASEAN’s Top 25 Most Influential People in the Financial Markets

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Profiled In November’s Issue of Alpha Southeast Asia
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia /PRNewswire/ — Alpha Southeast Asia published in its November issue a list of the most independent banking, investment and corporate board-level executives in the private sector across the ASEAN region.
Following an intensive eight-month evaluation period that consisted of an internal review of just over 60 key personalities from across the region, as well as a wide-ranging peer survey, a final shortlist of banking and corporate dynamos was whittled down to the Top 25 Most Influential People in Southeast Asia.
The list includes individuals who are likely to have a high impact on the next decade’s financial markets and yield a major influence through their opinions, actions and business decisions. Profiles allude to a more personal side and illustrate how these extraordinary individuals, are in fact not very different from the people they lead. Many are golf enthusiasts; one is a frustrated architect, while another is a tap dancer, and yet another harboured aspirations to join the priesthood.
This cover-story feature gives readers an insight to their most admired organisation, most essential read, favourite weblink, most respected journalist, important recommended book and post retirement plans.
“We have selected individuals who we think can spark off a chain reaction, shape events that will put their mark on history, or stand the testament of time,” said Siddiq Bazarwala, Publisher, Alpha Southeast Asia.
Eight Power-Players from Malaysia on the Top 25 List:
Nazir Razak, Group CEO, CIMB Group
Terence Wong, Head of Malaysia Research, Equities Research, CIMB Investment Bank
Robbert-Jan Voogt, Group Head, CIMB Private Banking
Kong Sooi Lin, Deputy CEO, CIMB Group
Tony Fernandes, Group CEO, AirAsia
Yvonne Chia, Group CEO, Hong Leong Bank
Tengku Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz, CEO, Maybank Investment Bank
Abdul Farid Alias, Deputy President & Head, Global Wholesale Banking, Maybank
NOTES TO EDITORS:
Published 10 times a year – Alpha Southeast Asia Magazine is the only institutional investment magazine focused on Southeast Asia’s financial markets, written for investors and corporates. In short, Alpha Southeast Asia is a powerful platform for companies based in the region interested in stating and making their investment case directly to global investors.
Source: Alpha Southeast Asia

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November 15, 2012 at 3:22 pm

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