From the iconic Fuller Building in the heart of Midtown Manhattan to the Lawrence Welk Plaza in Santa Monica, where the famous Wilshire Boulevard meets the Pacific Ocean, our office locations and partners speak to the value we put on being at the focal point of business across the globe.
The sheer size and number of opportunities available to our clients is why our New York headquarters so frequently serves as the access point to our clients’ international endeavors. New York is the premier gateway to global markets, so our emphasis and presence there is extremely valuable and important.
Also located in the landmark Carlson Towers of Minneapolis, we have a strong presence in the rapidly expanding, central hub of the health care and medical device markets. The Twin Cities serves as our gateway to the Midwest and all the health care, consumer goods, retail, and industrial opportunities that exist in the region.
Through our relationship with Cappello Group, Inc., we have access to a wide variety of investment banking services in addition to the numerous industries that thrive on the Pacific Coast. The support of our business partners who share our enthusiasm for delivering deep, multidisciplinary understanding and providing expertise to clients in cross-border transactions worldwide allows us to achieve success in each market and country where we operate.
Collectively, our U.S. professionals and partners have executed billions of dollars in transactions and assignments worldwide. We deliver value in every transaction and every business situation. The Global Access team, led by CEO Michael Macaluso, has decades of experience in cross-cultural business, finance, business strategy and operational management.
Our Middle East operations are relocating to the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), United Arab Emirates (UAE). Its special mix of well-established industries, such as oil and gas, basic materials and manufacturing, coupled with a focus on diversification, improved education and private sector investment, together, make the UAE, and Abu Dhabi and Dubai in particular, an ideal place for our base in this region.
Over the last few decades, our professionals in the UAE have arranged numerous joint ventures for large building and infrastructure projects, assisted companies with supply chain and importing operations, and advised many partners through strategic expansion in the region. As the UAE continues to invest in large scale projects and industry leading innovations, the Global Access team will be there to partner with our clients in their success.
With a rapidly expanding middle class and some of the fastest-growing economies in the world, opportunities in Asia seem boundless. Global Access has been at the forefront of assisting clients in establishing a foothold, adapting their strategies, and identifying partners to expand their presence in the region through a variety of strategic, advisory and financing services. As investments in Asia continue to diversify, we are helping clients navigate a range industries from aviation and advanced robotics, to retail and entertainment, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, as well as construction and manufacturing.
We are also assisting companies in Asia explore business and acquisition opportunities in North America and Europe.
Today, Global Access maintains its hub for Asia in Hong Kong’s Central District, with local operations in China and Vietnam. We maintain excellent relationships with governments and across enterprises in a variety of growth sectors.
Global Access is targeting opening its European hub in 2016/17 in Frankfurt, Germany. Currently, we maintain a small European presence in London.