Productive and savvy engagement with new markets

 

Market Entry Consulting


Market Entry Assessment - Business Restructuring - Country Profiling and Benchmarking
Competitor Intelligence - Due Diligence - Political and Economic Risk Consulting

 

We combine global investigative and analytical expertise with a highly practical understanding of how businesses can navigate the challenges of working in unfamiliar markets.

 

Market entry assessment

Supported by our partners Oxford Economics, we help you validate and expand your understanding of the opportunities and risks new markets hold. We advise on the strategies you can employ to turn challenges to your advantage and engage with new markets productively.

If your market entry project is part of a broader restructuring, we can advise on destinations and strategies that mesh with your organisation’s overall direction and fit broad business imperatives.
 

Country profiling and benchmarking

When operating or considering expansion across multiple countries or regions, you need to prioritise limited resources. We help evaluate opportunities in competing markets with our global team of political, economic, regulatory and technical experts.
 

Competitor intelligence

Using our market leading expertise in the collection and analysis of layered information we help you understand the strengths, weaknesses, plans and intentions of competitors to maximise your advantage.

Control Risks’ competitor intelligence assignments combine discretion with the highest ethical standards and adherence to legal requirements.
 

Due diligence

As well as providing intelligence and analysis on partners and critical stakeholders, we forecast risks, whenever possible, for the full duration of your investment. We can go well beyond traditional standards for due diligence through reviews of partners’ compliance, risk management and governance programmes, as part of the pre- or post-transaction process.
 

Political and economic risk consulting

Control Risks and Oxford Economics together offer consulting that enables your organisation to navigate political and economic risk. Covering all aspects of the investment journey, including security and reputational risk, our joint consultancy overlays geopolitical and economic scenarios to bring new insights and direction.

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The Africa Risk-Reward Index

The Africa Risk-Reward Index

Competitive edge in Africa means not only figuring out the no-brainers, but staying ahead of the pack by knowing what’s next.

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Setting up in Iraq

Case study: an international bank enters the challenging market of Iraq, seeking to open branches in Baghdad and two other cities.

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Venezuela: when a market changes

Case study: the growing operational risks of a volatile economic and political situation push a leading FMCG company to suspend operations in Venezuela.

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