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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
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.