GaWC Data Set 11

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“Extra-Locational” Functions of Offices


Ernst & Young (* office refers to other city)
New York: Global HQ/chairman
Chicago, Minneapolis, Washington: location of other ‘Chairs'
London: centre for legal work
London and NY: source of ‘global' press releases
Manama: Head Office Middle East
(“Africa group” serviced through 9 main offices two outside = Paris and Lisbon)

Arthur Andersen
Chicago: World wide HQ and US HQ
Frankfurt: German HQ
Shanghai: China HQ
Macintyre Strater International (MSI )
London: HQ

New York: HQ
AGN Network (*refers off to another city)
London: Principal Executive Office, Chief Executive, Chairman of the Board
Denver: North American Executive Office
Number of referrals:
Auckland p3 (all NZ)
Barcelona 1
Basel 0.5
Brisbane 7
Budapest 5 (all Hungary)
Cairo 2
Calcutta 1
Frankfurt 1
Guatemala Cy 1
Hong Kong 1
Lausanne 1.5
Lisbon 2
London 17
Lyon 2
Melbourne 1
Montevideo 2
Moscow 15 (all Russia)
Nicosia 1
Rotterdam 3.5
Sydney 2
Vienna 2
Zagreb 2

BDO (*as above, n=named contacts above 1)
Amman: link for another country
Brussels: International Office
Buenos Aires: Latin America Regional Office I
Dubai: link for another country
Hong Kong: Asia Pacific Regional Office
Istanbul: link for another country
Johannesburg: link for 3 other countries
Quito: Latin America Regional Office II
Riyadh: link for another country
Sydney: link for another country
Zurich: link for another country
Grant Thornton International (I = international contact)
Chicago: HQ (Executive Office, International Office)
Hong Kong: Divisional Office Asia Pacific
London: Divisional Office Europe, Middle East and Africa
Miami: Divisional Office Latin America, Divisional Office Caribbean
Horwath International
Amsterdam: has one of two Europe ‘regional directors'
Beirut: regional office Arab-speaking countries
Hong Kong: Regional office Asia Pacific
London: regional office Europe
Miami: regional office Latin America and Caribbean
New York: HQ
Taipei: regional office China

(1999 reorganised into three ‘operating regions” Americas, EMEA, Asia Pacific)
Amsterdam: IHQ
Berlin: NHQ
Budapest: finance group for central/eastern Europe
Dubai: ‘area managing partner' for UAE + Muscat
Hong Kong: contact for Macau
Madrid: NHQ
Nairobi: RHQ East Africa (= 6 countries)
New York: NHQ
Paris: covers minor outer France
Palo Alto (Mountain View, Silicon Valley): Global HQ for KPMG Consulting
Singapore: RHQ ? (source of info on new regions)
Toronto: Canada managing Partner (Finances)
Washington DC (McClean, VA) : Global HQ for KPMG Consulting

Summit International
New York: HQ
(ref also to “Summit Europe, Middle East and Africa chairman”)
London: HQ

Moores Rowland International
London: Executive Director and Administrative Office
Seattle: Chairman
Rotterdam: Vice-Chairman

HLB International
Beirut: link for one other country
Hong Kong: link for one other country
London: HQ plus link for 11 countries
Paris; France HQ plus link for 2 countries
Prague: link for one other country
Singapore: link for one other country
“international contact partner” –Sydney, Perth, London (2), Chiago (2), Los Angeles
USA: own websites: Atlanta, Chicago (2), Cincinatti, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New Orleans, New York, Portland

Moore Stephens International Network
Copenhagen: Europe Admin Office
Mexico City: North America or Mexico coordination office
London: HQ
Sao Paulo: Latin America Executive Office
Washington DC: North America or USA Executive Office
(‘Asia Pacific' and ‘Rest of the World' no special offices)

Nexia International
London: HQ
PKF International Association
London: HQ
Washington DC; ‘including National Tax'
Fiducial International
Lyon; International Central Office
Guatemala City: senior Partner Office for Interamericas Firm
Helsinki: Senior Partner office, finland
Kuala Lumpur: national office for Malaysia
Madrid: Senior Partner's office for Spain
Miami: postan address for Venezualian offices
New York, HQ, Chairman's office for USA
Sao Paulo: Senior Partner, South and Central America
Sydney: HQ for Australia
Toronto: Chairman's Office, Canada Firm



London: EMEA HQ
New York: Worldwide HQ
Sao Paulo: Latin America HQ
London: Regional HQ Europe
New York: Global HQ
Sydney Asia Pacific regional HQ
Tokyo: Head Office

Draft Worldwide
Chicago: HQ
Hong Kong: links from 4 cities (Manila, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo)

Young &Rubicam/Dentsu Y&R
Hong Kong: Regional HQ
London: European HQ
Miami: regional HQ
New York: HQ, Regional HQ
Singapore: DYR HQ
Tokyo: Regional HQ, Dentsu HQ

New York: HQ
Athens: regional HQ Middle East
Hong Kong: regional HQ Asia Pacific
Johannesburg regional HQ Africa
London: regional HQ Europe
Miami: regional HQ Latin America
New York: HQ, regional HQ North America

Saatch & Saatchi
New York: HQ
Regional centres:
London/NY: Worldwide
HKJ: Asia
London: Europe, Africa & Middle East
Miami: L & Caribbean
NY: North America

New York: HQ
Hong Kong regional HQ Asia/Pacific
London: regional HQ Europe
New York: Worldwide HQ; Regional HQ North America
Miami: regional HQ Latin America

McCann Erickson
Johannesburg: Area HQ Sub Sahara Africa
London: regional HQ Europe, Area Office Middle East
Miami listed as a Latin American country!
New York: HQ
Sao Paulo: Latin American HQ
Sydney: Australia HQ

J Walter Thompson
Detroit: regional HQ USA
Montreal: address for two other cities in Canada
New York: HQ
Sydney: Director Aust area

Euro RSC6
New York: HQ
Singapore: represents Asia/Pacific
Minneapolis : world HQ

Tokyo: HQ



Dusseldorf: HQ
‘Competence centres' for “Global structured finance”
for Europe, Africa, Middle East: Dusseldorf, London
for the Americas: New York, Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo
for Pacific Asia: Hong Kong, Sydney, Tokyo
Brussels: HQ for Latin America, centre of “Europe Network”
Sao Paulo; ‘main branch' for Latin America
Cologne: centre for Bonds

Dresdner Bank
Frankfurt: HQ
Asset Management: Frankfurt, London, San Francisco, Paris, Hong Kong, Taipei

Frankfurt: HQ
Tokyo: Global bonds/equities
Copenhagen: Representative Office for Nordic Countries

Deutsche Bank
Frankfurt: HQ
Contacts: Europe = Frankfurt, USA = NY
Hong Kong: regional centre for the Asia/Pacific zone

NY: World HQ Chase Manhattan Bank
NY: regional HQ for Latin Am.
London: Regional HQ EAME
Sydney, HK, Toko, Singapore: Regional offices and Contacts for Asia
Boston: HQ: Chase H&Q
London, NY, SF: research for Chase H&Q

BNP Paribas
Paris: HQ
Montreal: HQ Canada
Singapore: regional HQ Asia-Pacific
Philadelphia: HQ of BNP Cooper Neff Group
Honolulu: HQ of BancWest (SF is Admin HQ)

Amsterdam: HQ

Credit Suisse First Boston
Worldwide HQ: New York, London, Zurich

Rabobank International
Utrecht: Worldwide HO
London: global research

Zurich: HQ
Basel : contact

Amsterdam: HQ
London: Corporate HQ
London, Frankfurt, Paris, NY, HK, Tokyo: Regional HQs
Munich: HQ of Merck Finck & Co (private bankers)

Fuji Bank
Tokyo: HQ
Project Finance Division in Tokyo(co-ordinator), NY, Houston, London, HK, Singapore
Fuji Investment Management Company ‘tripolar global network': Tokyo, NY, London
DKFTB (Asset Management) Tokyo, Osaka, NY, Luxembourg, London
Management Buy Out (i) US market: Leverage Finance Group in NY, Chicago, LA, Houston
(ii) European market: London

Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank
Munich: HQ

Bayerische Landesbank Girozentrale
Munich: HQ

Sakura Bank
Tokyo: HQ
Chicago: HQ SDI (Sanwa and Dellsher)

Sumitomo Corporation
Tokyo and Osaka: HQs
London; Europe HQ
New York: HQ for the Americas

HQ: Tokyo

J P Morgan
Three divisions headed by NY, London and Tokyo (and then alphabetical listing of cities in each region)

BTM (Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi)
Tokyo: HQ
SF: HQ Union Bank of CA

DKB (Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank)
Tokyo: HQ
SF: HQ of Union Bank of California

London: HQ
HK: founding office
SF: HQ Wells Fargo HSBC Trade Bank
Dusseldorf: HQ HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt

NY: HQ Citibank
NY: SSBCiti Asset Management Group
Transnational ‘relationship contacts' for SSBCiti:
NY: Argentina, Middle East & Africa
London: North America, Middle East & Africa, Northern Europe, Central Europe, Southern Europe, Eastern Europe
Sao Paulo: Argentina, Chile
CitiSSB Corporate Banking Regional Contacts:
London: Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa
London: Europe (= western Europe!)
Singapore: Asia/Pacific
Tokyo: Asia/Pacific (Japan)
Miami: Latin America (Global relationship Banking)
New York: Latin America (Group Head)
LA: US West
Atlanta: South US
New York: Northeast US
Chicago: marketing US
Toronto: Canada



Allianz Group
Brussels: EU – Representative Office
London: HQ
Munich: group HQ
Singapore: Reinsurance Branch Asia Pacific

Skandia Group
Stockholm: Corporate HQ
London: subsidiary HQ (Skandia (UK) Holdings Ltd)
NY: subsidiary HQ (Skandia US Holding Corporation)
Miami: subsidiary HQ (Skandia South America Holding Corporation)

Chubb Group
NY: World HQ (Warren, NJ) and Eastern Zone Admin Office (White Plains)
Chicago: Northern Zone Administrative Office
Dallas: Southern Zone Administrative Office
London: European Zone Administrative Office
LA: Western Zone Admoinistrative Office
Miami: Latin American Zone Administrative Office (Sunrise, FL)
Singapore: Asia/Pacific Zone Administrative Office
Toronto: Canadian Zone Administrative Office
Washington, DC: External Affairs Office

London: Worldwide HQ
(Lansing: subsidiary HQ (Jackson Nation Life))

Reliance Group Holdings
HK: Asia Regional Office
London: Managing Director for Europe

Zurich: Head Office
HK: Pacific Asia HQ

Brussels: HQ

Boston: US Corporate HQ (+3 country-wide divisions)
London: HQ
Manama: Regional office Middle East
New York: International Marine (IMU) HQ
Philadelphia: 5 country-wide divisions
‘Main offices': Singapore, Hong Kong, Osaka, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Taipei
Local HQs: Madrid, Johannesburg, Milan, Paris
US ‘Regional operations' centres: Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Buffalo, Portland, Dallas, Boston
US IMU regional offices: Atlanta, Boston, New York, New Orleans, Chigago, Seattle, San Francisco
‘National' offices: Barcelona, Bangkok, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Manila, Milan, Paris, Toronto, Auckland, Dublin

Liberty Mutual
Boston: HQ
US subsid HQs: Portland, San Diego, Denver (also Portand, Maine)

Royal and SunAlliance
Charlotte: US HQ
London: Worldwide Group Office
Singapore: SE Asian HQ
Local Head Offices: Toronto, Sydney

London: HQ



Latham and Watkins
London: ‘gateway between United states and Europe'
Moscow: for CIS
Los Angeles: foundation office, ‘still vital role'
New York: key link with Europe
San Diego: Mexico, Latin America, Pacific Rim
Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo: Asia clients
Chigago: national recruitment office
San Diego: international recruitment organization

Morgan Lewis
London: serves clients throughout Europe
Los Angeles: Mexican and Asian busines
Miami: Spanish speaking, Central and South American companies
Philadelphia: first office
Tokyo: assists clients throughout Asia

Baker and McKenzie
4 regions: Asia Pacific, Europe (inc Almaty, Cairo, Riyadh), Latin America, North America but RHQs not given
Chicago: foundation office

Clifford Chance
London: foundation office, entry point for Europe
See ‘international trade group' in size table

Jones Day
Cleveland: first office
Chicago: Firm recruiting Chair
NY: International Offices (recruiting)

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
HQ London
International Offices: HK, London, NY, Beijing
Hamburg: Location of executive officer (shared with London)

Allen and Overy
London: HQ (backs up all other offices)

Dorsey and Whitney
Minneapolis: HQ

London HQ
Brussels EU office

White and Case
New York: HQ
Singapore link from Mumbai
HK link from Seoul and Taipei and China Practice
Brussels: EU specialism

CMS Cameron McKenna
London: HQ, also ref for Africa

Morrison and Foerster

London: HQ

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Measher, and Flom
WDC: International Law and Policy Group

Sidley and Austin
Chicago: first office
NY: hub of international practice

Coudert Brothers



Towers Perrin
Miami: Latin America HQ
New York: HQ

Logica Consulting
London: Head Office

Watson Wyatt
London: Corporate office
Miami is listed under Latin America
Washington, DC: Corporate office

Sema Group
London: Head Office
Paris: Head Office
(Local HQs: Madrid, Paris, Cologne, Hamburg, Stockholm, London)

Boston: Senior manager
Houston: Senior manager
London: Senior manager/Europe; Contact/Europe,Africa,Middle East
Los Angeles; Global HQ
New York: Senior manager (2)
Singapore: Senior manager/Asia; Contact/Asia
Sydney: Senior manager Australia; Contact/AustNZ
Washington, DC: Senior manager (2); Contact/The Americas

Hewitt Associates
Chicago: HQ
IBM Worldwide (offices, * partner)
New York: HQ
New York: location of ‘Global team' and ‘Americas team'
Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, Sydney: regional managers for ‘Asia Pacific team'
(NB Europe/ME/AF team just has country managers)

Mercer Management Consulting
Hong Kong Asia careers contact
London: Europe careers contact
New York: HQ
Washington, DC: North America careers contact

Boston Consulting Group
Boston: HQ

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (* =associate firm)
New York: International HQ

Booze.Allen & Hamilton
New York: Worldwide Tech HQ
Washington, DC: Corporate HQ

Chicago: Corporate HQ/World HQ

New York: HQ

Bain & Company
Boston: HQ

HQ is in Rochester, about 50 miles from Minneapolis
Toronto: Canada HQ
Washington DC: US HQ

Andersen Consulting
Chicago: HQ

Gemini Consulting/Cap Gemini (Ernst & Young)
New York; Head Office
Singapore: Asia Pacific HQ (Cap G)