Ryan Financial Communications, an Asia specialist in strategic corporate communications, has been named the 2014 Financial Consultancy of the Year for Asia-Pacific by The Holmes Report. The Holmes Report highlighted Ryan Financial's ability to "carve out a niche for itself", and build a successful, independent consultancy in Asia servicing leading global institutions. This includes the world's largest investment banks, mutual funds, private equity firms, real estate companies, professional services firms and financial technology specialists. "Clients in Asia today need communication solutions that address complex challenges across multiple markets. Our foundations are built on extensive knowledge of local market structure and regulation, strong stakeholder relations and an in-depth understanding of our clients' businesses," said Damien Ryan, Founder of Ryan Financial Communications. Ryan Financial Communications employs a range of traditional and digital capabilities on a daily basis to ensure tailored and effective client solutions. "Underpinning our success in Asia is the ability to maintain stable and dynamic client teams. Our executives are a mix of former journalists, political advisors and communication professionals who are among the most creative and informed consultants in the industry." The Financial Consultancy of the Year award will be presented at The Holmes Report's annual Asia-Pacific SABRE Awards on September 18 in Beijing where Ryan Financial Communications is a finalist for two additional awards. Finalists for the Financial Consultancy of the Year included FTI Consulting, Sefiani, Strategic Public Relations Group and Artemis.