Following its acquisition in September of 2006 by management consulting group FTI, the former Financial Dynamics has been expanding at a rapid rate, with fees now well in excess of $150 million—enough to rank it among the top 15 in the world. Over the past 18 months, the firm has made a series of acquisitions in the U.K., the U.S., Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region as it seeks to establish itself as truly global firm, and beefed up its corporate and public affairs capabilities in an attempt to make a name for itself beyond the core financial business on which it built its reputation. One consequence of that diversification is a rebranding, which saw the firm adopt the FD name in March of last year.
So while FD is a relative newcomer in the Asia-Pacific region, it has made quite an impact in a relatively short time. It established its regional headquarters in