LONDON—Financial Dynamics has signed an exclusive joint venture with Seoul-based Insight Communications Consultants, one of the leading independent communications firms in South Korea, and with IR Firm, a leading Swiss financial public relations consultancy.
Insight was founded by Michael Breen, author of The Koreans and a former senior foreign correspondent and management consultant with 24 years of experience in the Korean market. It works for several high profile international clients including Philip Morris, Royal Dutch Shell and Macquarie Bank and with numerous local companies.
According to FD chief executive Charles Watson, “Korea is a rapidly growing and important financial hub in Asia, with global brands and companies spanning all of FD’s sector specializations. A strong local presence is a clear priority for our expansion in the Asia-Pacific region, and Insight is unique in the Seoul market.”
IR Firm is FD’s third joint venture in Europe and will provide FD clients with access to the Swiss financial community. Says Watson, “We have enjoyed a successful collaboration in recent years and we look forward to working even more closely… Switzerland has always been an important market for FD.”