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Chalre Associates is active in
promoting the industries and companies we serve. Examples of
these activities are below.
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of Chalre Associates are well known in their industries of focus
throughout the region of South East Asia. Their editorials and
interviews have been published by international media organizations
throughout the world. For an exhaustive listing of their
articles and speeches, go to the Publications
section of the Chalre Associates website.
Asia CEO Forum is the largest regular business event
in Philippines and considered one of the most important in Southeast Asia.
The forum is organized by Chalre Associates for the spreading of ideas that help executive managers active in the region.
Awards is the largest business awards events in Philippines
with major sponsors like American Express, PLDT Alpha
Enterprise, Ford, Accenture, Teleperformance, KPMG, Jones Lang
LaSalle, NorthgateArinso and others.
CEO Awards highlights business achievement in Philippines and
promotes the nation as a premier business destination.
Brokers Losing Prime Position
say prime brokerage operations in Asia aren’t quite as keen
on hiring as they used to be.
“Everyone is waiting to see
what will happen in the United States. Already this has put a strong damper
on hiring in Asia and the Gulf region, and certainly prime broking is part
of this,” says Richard Mills, chairman of Chalre Associates Executive
If hedge funds run into
problems, then prime broking business may also suffer losses; in Asia,
however, hedge fund instruments traded are usually non-exotic and the risks
are lower, notes a hedge fund manager, who declined to be named.
It was only in 2006 that the
likes of Barclays Capital, Citigroup, Lehman
Brothers, Morgan Stanley and UBS all hired for their Singapore prime
brokerage operations. Thanks to the credit crisis, however, their
enthusiasm for growth is now waning.
Citigroup, which opened a prime
brokerage office in Singapore last year, has shrunk its prime broking team
in Hong Kong. Meanwhile, Merrill Lynch, which recently saw Melvyn Ford leave
as its head of Asian prime broking, is also said to be slowing down its
“extremely active” hiring programme.
“For Deutsche Bank we haven't
seen anything concrete, but two of their people sent me a ‘by the way,
this is my gmail address’ note,” says Peter Douglas, founder of GFIA, a
hedge fund research firm in Singapore. He feels that banks hit by sub-prime
woes and weak credit exposure could be looking to scale back business areas,
and that “expand market share in Asia” is probably an easy strategy to
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& Management Consulting:
Associates provides its Executive Search & Management
Consulting services throughout the Asia Pacific region. We are
proactive and well known in our sectors of focus. Regional
Managers use us to help bridge the gap between local environments and
the world-class requirements of multinational corporations.