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Consulting group Kinetic opens Hong Kong office

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Advisory and consulting firm Kinetic Partners has opened a new office in Hong Kong as it eyes a wider business presence in the region. The firm services asset management, investment banking and broking firms around the world.

Julian Korek, who is one of its founding partners, and AnnMarie Croswell, a director, will run the Hong Kong office together with new member Gary James and director Winnie Tsui. Korek and Crosswell are both specialists in international tax planning for financial institutions, multinational clients and expatriates working in Asia Pacific.

The firm says the push into the region is in response to