Menas Associates are a boutique strategic and political risk consultancy that specialise in providing actionable intelligence for any company operating in the emerging markets. Established in 1978, Menas is based in London and works with experienced and well-connected experts across the globe, ensuring that their information and analysis is based on real ‘on the ground’ knowledge. Their services include, Consulting, Ask our Experts, Briefings, and Publications that are produced on a monthly, fortnightly and weekly basis. Menas Associates has a broad reach, and an extensive network of contacts around the globe, including the Middle East, the Caspian, Africa, South and East Asia, and Latin America. They also collaborate with a variety of different companies including Pinsent Masons, a global law firm, and 2FX Treasury, a financial advisory firm that specialises in helping businesses work in countries where there are huge transactional threats and difficulties.