HONG KONG, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — IPSA International, Inc. ("IPSA"), an international risk advisory firm, proudly announces the opening of its newest office in Central, Hong Kong.  Establishing a client facing office in Hong Kong furthers the firm’s strategic expansion initiative to have client facing offices in major financial centres to better serve the specific geographic needs and challenges of the firm’s clients.  

IPSA has hired business intelligence and investigations expert, Trevor Collins to serve as Managing Director of the Hong Kong office.  He is tasked with executing the firm’s growth within the Asia Pacific region with specific emphasis on investigative due diligence services.  Mr. Collins, a former Royal Hong Kong Police member, is a Certified Fraud Examiner with over 40 years of international business intelligence experience.  Mr. Collins is an expert in identifying areas of potential or current theft and fraud, gathering business intelligence, due diligence processes and corporate risk avoidance guidelines.

Kim Marsh, Executive Vice President, International Operations, comments, "We have been talking to Trevor for well over a year in anticipation of him being involved when IPSA made a permanent move into the Asian market.  Trevor has 40 plus years of experience in both the public and private sectors in Hong Kong and the region, he is an invaluable component of our Asian coverage. Trevor has built a stellar reputation over several decades and IPSA is fortunate to have him as a Managing Director."

"Hong Kong is an important banking and financial centre in Asia Pacific and the world.  As a recognized financial and business hub connecting the region’s emerging markets with the markets of Europe and the Americas combined with our dramatic growth in need of execution in the Region, establishing an office in Hong Kong was a natural and important next step.  With this addition, IPSA has true international coverage from Western Canada and the US to China," said Dan Wachtler, IPSA’s President & CEO.

About IPSA International, Inc.
IPSA International, Inc., has a 20 year history of successfully completing complex multi-jurisdictional engagements in the areas of anti-money launderinganti-bribery and corruptioninvestigative due diligence and litigation support.  Assignments include large-scale internal investigations, regulatory driven remediation and compliance reviews for Fortune 100 corporations, banking and financial institutions, and law firms.  Our senior investigators and advisors deliver timely, accurate and defensible intelligence that supports our clients in making better informed decisions, improving compliance and mitigating risk.  IPSA International has offices in the U.S., U.K., Canada, U.A.E. and Hong Kong, resources in over 75 countries and research capabilities in 20 languages.  Please visit us at www.ipsaintl.com.

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