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KPMG professionals understand what clients need to navigate through today’s business, regulatory, social and economic complexity. That is because – every day – people from KPMG focus on the needs of member firm clients. KPMG carefully assesses exactly what clients require to achieve their objectives and then work across the globe to deploy the right skills and the right experience to help meet their unique requirements.
KPMG R.G. Manabat & Co. (KPMG RGM&Co.) is the Philippine member firm of KPMG International. It is one of the fastest-growing practices in the Philippines and among the KPMG practices in the Asia Pacific region. It has significantly increased its market share in auditing the top 1,000 corporations according to Business World*. It has been recognized as a Tier 1 tax practice**, Tier 1 transfer pricing practice***, and Tier 1 leading tax transactional firm**** and National Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year in the Philippines by the International Tax Review. It was also recognized as the Best Consultancy and Advisory Firm in the Philippines by the International Alternative Investment Review in 2012.
KPMG RGM&Co. adopts a global approach spanning professional disciplines, industry sectors and national borders. It takes pride in imparting knowledge that adds value to its clients’ businesses. The diverse public and private sector backgrounds of the partners and principals, coupled with their extensive training, and backed up by the wide knowledge resources and network of KPMG professionals, allow the firm to give real-world solutions to its clients’ increasingly complex business and regulatory issues.
*Business World Top 1,000 Corporations 2015
** International Tax Review’s World Tax 2016 Guide
BPI Capital Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), the oldest bank in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia and currently one of the largest, best capitalized universal banks with a complete set of financial products in the country. As the leading transaction advisor, credit sponsor, and financing originator, BPI Capital is the trusted financial partner to the most respected names with their most important financial transactions in the Philippines.
Committed to continuously innovate and meet the current demands of the changing market, BPI Capital has evolved into a multifaceted investment banking firm that provides full-service corporate finance, capital market advisory, and execution services. Our client-focused solutions include financial advisory, mergers and acquisitions, asset financing, private equity and venture capital deals, equity and debt underwriting, loan syndication, project finance, merchant banking, securities trading and distribution, strategic advisory, and brokerage.
We are made up of a strong team of experts and professionals with significant local and international experience. We bring a wealth of knowledge, extensive corporate finance experience, and sharp understanding of the markets allowing us to undertake the most meticulous and complex underwriting requirements.
IP Ventures Inc. ("IPVI") is a leading investor and operator of Technology, Media and Telecom ("TMT") businesses in the Philippines and Southeast Asia with over US$ 100 million in investments and deals. IPVI has listed 3 companies on the Philippine Stock Exchange, and has had joint-ventures and co-investments with PCCW, Tencent, GMA7, Philippine Star group and Kennet Partners.
IPVI has started and built into market leading positions businesses in online games (Egames and Level-up), Internet Data Center (IP-Converge), Business process outsourcing (PCCW Teleservices), cybersecurity (Prolexic) and payments.
In the retail sector, IPVI's retail brands include:
• Netopia, the leading internet chain in the country with 67 stores and over 5,000 sqm of prime retail space in the malls. Netopia has almost 500,000 customer visits per month.
• NBA Store, the largest NBA Store outside the USA is located in Glorietta Mall, Makati City. NBA Stores have also opened in Megamall, Trinoma and Cebu.
• Highlands Coffee, with over 25 outlets located primarily in Double Dragon Malls. Highlands Coffee is supported by founder Viet Thai International, and their partner Jollibee Foods Corporation.
• Ipay, a Western Union direct agent with approximately 200 outlets under its franchise across the Philippines. Ipay also has a joint-venture with MYEG (listed company in Malaysia, best under a billion) for e-governance.
Kickstart Ventures is the Philippines' most active Corporate VC fund for Seed to Series D digital startups. A wholly-owned Globe Telecom subsidiary, Kickstart puts company resources - capital, market access & expertise - behind startups so they achieve scale and profitability sooner.