2 APAC / Issue 2 2018 Editor’s Note , Welcome to the 2nd edition of APAC Insider Magazine for 2018, providing the latest news and updates from across the Asia Pacific region. In recent news, Ultimus Asia is a multi-fund, industry and geographic platform with a fund size of $1 billion. Its funds are advised by teams of professionals who live and work in markets where they invest - across six countries and forming one of the largest emerging market presences in the industry. These funds aim to harness the last round of wealth in Asia simply by investing in long term growth capital with a primary focus on the needs of the middle class. It has targeted four key industries to invest in, namely agriculture, property, international trade and travel. Recently, Ultimus Asia announced its investment into Bai Yu Feng Sandal Wood, an agricultural project based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Gracing the cover of this edition, Ultra Tune has expanded nationally, becoming the leader in automotive after sales servicing since its inception in 1979. The company is an Australian owned, franchised automotive servicing and roadside assistance company with over 275 centres. We profiled the firm and invited National Marketing Manager, Rod Cedaro to tell us more about the successful company. Also in this month’s issue, Soarent Vision has been a long- term provider of products and services to organisations and businesses for the sole purpose of customer improvement and profitability. Recently, we did a profile of the firm when we looked to find out more about them, exploring the secrets behind its success. Lastly, Asia Prestige Management Limited (APM) is a real estate investment and development company active in real estate investment, development, and hospitality management. Recently the firm announced the launch of Zazz Urban Bangkok, a 48- room green-inspired urban oasis themed boutique hotel in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. Here at APAC Insider, we truly hope that you enjoy reading this month’s insightful edition. Jessica Daykin, Editor Phone: +44 (0) 203 725 6842 Email: j.dayki [email protected] Website: www.apacinsider.com AI Global Media, Ltd. (AI) takes reasonable measures to ensure the quality of the information on this web site. However, AI will not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, correctness or completeness of any information that is available through this web site. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them. The information available through the website and our partner publications is for your general information and use and is not intended to address any particular finance or investment requirements. In particular, the information does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by us or any of our partner publications and is not intended to be relied upon by users in making or refraining from making any investment or financial decisions. Appropriate independent advice should be obtained before making any such decision. Any arrangement made between you and any third party named in the site is at your sole risk and responsibility.