FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
BG Strategic Advisors Establishes
Asia Pacific Office in Singapore: Expansion of the Leading
Logistics M&A Advisory Practice Worldwide
SINGAPORE, April 3, 2006 – BG
Strategic Advisors, Inc. (BGSA), a leading investment
banking and strategy consulting firm focused on the
logistics and supply chain industry, today announced
the establishment of an office in Singapore to support
its expansion of advisory services throughout the Asia
Paul Lim joins BG Strategic Advisors as its Partner
for the Asia Pacific Office. Paul has spent more than
12 years in the logistics industry in Asia, working
for leading service providers such as YCH, EGL Eagle
Global Logistics, and Menlo Worldwide. Paul is also
the Founder and President of Supply Chain Asia, a community
for Logistics and Supply Chain Professionals to come
together to network and share insights about the industry.
Paul is expected to play a vital role heading logistics
transactions with BG Strategic Advisors in Asia Pacific.
In 2005, BG Strategic Advisors worked on three deals
in the Asia Pacific region. With the formation of BG
Strategic Advisors’ office in Singapore, BG Strategic
Advisors expects to provide M&A advisory services
to a growing set of logistics and supply chain companies
throughout the region.
“We are committed to Asia Pacific for the long-term,
and are pleased to announce the establishment of a formal
presence for BG Strategic Advisors on the ground. Our
appointment of Paul Lim as a Partner is just the latest
in a set of steps we are taking to solidify our foundation
here. Over the next few months, we will be recruiting
investment banking and supply chain specialists to continue
to strengthen our capabilities in the Asia Pacific region,”
commented Benjamin Gordon, Managing Director of BG Strategic
Advisors. “Paul brings tremendous networking and
local knowledge to the team in BG Strategic Advisors.
We expect him to contribute tremendously to our platform
over the coming years.”
2005 was a record year for BG Strategic Advisors. The
firm more than doubled for the fourth year in a row.
BGSA worked on such major transactions as the sale of
Unicity to PBB Global Logistics, the purchase of Trans-Link
by PWC Logistics, the purchase of TransOceanic by PWC
Logistics, the purchase of GeoLogistics by PWC Logistics,
and various others. As a result, the firm has been expanding
rapidly, and is now ideally-positioned for another year
of strong growth.
BG Strategic Advisors today draws on the expertise
of seven professionals. All have experience in either
the transportation and supply chain sector or the M&A
About BG Strategic Advisors
BG Strategic Advisors (BGSA) is a leading mergers and
acquisitions advisory firm focused on the logistics
and supply chain industries. The firm has advised dozens
of top-tier logistics companies, including DHL, NFI,
USCO/Kuehne & Nagel, PWC Logistics, Nations Express,
and others. BGSA specializes in providing CEOs in the
transportation, warehousing, supply chain, and logistics
industries with the tools to maximize value. For more
information, please visit www.BGstrategicadvisors.com.
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