What is the history of Solidiance’s Philippines office?
Solidiance Philippines opened in 2013 following headline GDP growth and credit rating upgrades for the Philippines economy. With a dynamic and soaring economy revolving around construction, technology, and services (to name a few), Solidiance opened doors in Manila to tap into Philippines’ “next-growth period” and immediately gained traction with long-established clients and new clients. Since the office’s inception, the team has grown and is currently composed of a diverse and strong team well positioned to advise clients across a variety of industries from market growth to strategy projects.
How is Solidiance different than other consulting firms in Philippines?
Solidiance is composed of consulting and strategy professionals across Asia-Pacific. The Asia-regional focus, know-how, and ‘on-the-ground’ capabilities allows Solidiance to know Asia best in the market and industries we advise. Couple that with a drive to deliver actionable and practical recommendations to Fortune 500 companies and Solidiance truly stands apart. It’s not just hearsay – Solidiance has offices and staff with native familiarity in countries across the region include Singapore, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam; such exposures allows Solidiance to provide local market insights with a regional context – a true “Total Asian Experience.”
How can Solidiance Philippines help our business to grow in Philippines and Asean?
Solidiance Philippines is positioned to advise clients on market growth, competition, and strategy to obtain and maintain sustainable positions within existing and emerging industries. With a solid GDP growth providing an economic foundation for healthy reconstruction from natural disasters, increased expenditures on infrastructure, and robust remittances, Philippines is poised to sustain growth and remain an attractive investment destination during and after the ASEAN integration. The Solidiance team in Manila helps larges companies understand the industry, market, and competitive to develop market entry strategy, competitive benchmarking, channel model identification, market opportunity assessment, M&A and partner due diligence - just to name a few – that is rooted in cultural, local, and regional minutiae.
Who heads up the Solidiance office in Philippines?
Solidiance office in Manila is headed by U-Yun Wong. U-Yun is a Principal at Solidiance, based in our Singapore office. He brings more than 10 years of management consulting experience, having led more than 100 strategic consulting engagements for Fortune 500 and Government clients across varied industries focusing on corporate strategy, M&A advisory, and organizational transformation. In addition, his professional experience includes more than 8 years in Investment Management, Private Equity advisory, and Finance.