APAC Insider Magazine is dedicated to providing you with the latest news and updates from across the Asia Pacific Region. In issue 8 of the magazine, we cover a diverse range of topics from accelerating cross-border businesses, newly appointed CFOs and so much more.

In recent news, GBST, provider of wealth administration software through its Composer® platform, and Equiniti, the leading specialist administration and payment service provider, have formed a strategic partnership to provide best in class technology and outsourcing services to the market. The two firms will work together to offer investment operations and platform technology to clients and prospective clients within the life and pensions and wealth management sectors.

In this edition, we discover more about Scorpion Pest Management Pty Ltd who have been leading the way in providing fast, simple and cost-effective pest solutions for businesses and homes across Tasmania. Taking time to provide us with a detailed overview of Scorpion is Business Manager, Tracey Eyles who reveals more about the firm’s incredible accomplishments over the years.

Also in this issue, Connell Bros. Co. LLC (CBC), part of the Wilbur-Ellis family of companies and the largest marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients in the Asia-Pacific region, has recently announced the addition of Brian Scutt as the Company's first chief operating officer.

Here at APAC Insider Magazine, we hope that you enjoy reading this month’s insightful issue and look forward to hearing from you soon.