IA Global, Inc. ("IA Global") is a broadly based Services Company with a dedicated focus on growth of existing business, together with expansion through mergers and acquisitions in the Pacific Rim region. Our mission is to identify and invest in business opportunities, apply our skills and resources to nurture and enhance the performance of those businesses across key business metrics, and to deliver accelerating shareholder value.
To realize this plan, the Company is actively expanding investments in the business process outsourcing (BPO), this also includes the human resources and human capital elements necessary to recruit and train the very large numbers of people necessary to transact BPO, B2B and financial services sectors. These sectors demonstrate long-term growth prospects in which we, by applying our skills and resources, can add significant value to our investments. Beyond Japan, the Company is expanding its reach to encompass, the Philippines, South East Asia and the outstanding growth opportunities and synergies these markets present.
In Japan, IA Global is 100% owner of Global Hotline, Inc., a Business Process Outsourcing organization, operating several major call centers providing outbound telemarketing services for telecommunications and insurance products. Since our acquisition of Global Hotline in June 2005, this business has expanded rapidly with the signing of significant multi-year contracts with major corporations.
In the Philippines, IA Global is the 100% owner of Asia Premier Executive Suites Inc. and Shift Resources Inc., companies that have now been merged into a single company named Global Hotline Philippines Inc.
In the Asia Pacific region, the Company has equity investments of 25.0% in GPlus Media Co Ltd, 20.25% in Slate Consulting Co Ltd, 36.0% in Australian Secured Financial Limited and 20% in Taicom Securities Co Ltd. These organizations provide services, value-add investor relations services, capital raising and other income to IA Global, Inc.
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