Steve Vickers & Associates (“SVA”) is a specialist risk mitigation, corporate intelligence, security and consulting company. The company serves financial institutions, private equity funds, corporations, high net-worth individuals and insurance companies and underwriters around the world.

SVA is led by Steve Vickers who has more than 36 years’ operational experience across Asia; this in the Business Intelligence, Corporate Investigation, Crisis Management, Kidnap and Ransom and other Special Risk Insurance areas. 

Please click here to view Mr. Vickers’ biography.

SVA is staffed by world class professionals – including, former senior corporate executives, senior law enforcement officials, former journalists, research analysts, corporate security experts and other specialists. In addition to its own full time staff, SVA has a considerable network of global resources who have specific subject matter expertise.

SVA’s Goals

SVA exists to assist its clients in understanding & mitigating risk and, where necessary, to respond swiftly & effectively to deal with incidents or crisis situations.

Our Core Practice Areas

Business Risk & Intelligence

The Business Risk & Intelligence Group (“BRI”) of SVA has unique experience in supporting financial institutions, private equity funds, hedge funds, investment banks and others in conducting Investigative Due Diligence, Pre-transactional Investigations, IPO Due Diligence, Political Risk Assessments and Employee Integrity and Screening .The principals of SVA were amongst the first to provide such services across Asia and have long and in-depth experience all around Asia and beyond.

Corporate & Financial Investigations

The Corporate & Financial Investigative Group (“CFI”) of SVA has deep experience in conducting internal Corporate Investigations, Fraud Investigations, Financial Investigations, Asset Searches and Litigation Support on behalf of corporations, financial institutions, law firms and governments.  

Security, Special Risk & Response

The Security, Special Risk & Response Group (“SSR”) of SVA has an unparalleled track record in the discreet and effective handling of Corporate Security and Response services.  Our expertise encompasses Kidnap and Ransom Consulting, Response and Recovery services, Crisis Containment, Training and Contingency Planning, Maritime Special Risk and Piracy, Corporate Security services and Surveys and Related Technical Support services. The key principals of SVA have significant hands-on experience in these fields and have a world class operational capability.

For further details of our services, please see the Our Services section of this website.

 

Custom Made Solutions

SVA works with clients to develop and implement bespoke solutions to risk by providing a combination of risk assessment,  due diligence , contingency planning, professional services and advice as to appropriate risk mitigation and insurance cover; this all in an integrated package, specifically designed to meet the clients’ unique needs.