We specialise in working across Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltic Sea Region. We believe the CEE and the BSR are ideal locations for international companies to develop new markets, find supply/outsource partners and business operations. These states provide favourable EU Grant regimes to companies that seeking to internationalise their business and access new markets through near shore opportunities and international business partnerships.
We have extensive experience of building B2B partnerships between UK, CEE and Baltic Sea Region companies and also developing and managing projects with EU inward investment agencies – including using EU and national funds to support business activities. We have also prepared a number of R&D projects in the CEE/Baltic area for client Companies, which have been supported by EU Funds.
Equity and Grant UK offices are in Liverpool and London. We also have “in country” directors based in Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and other CEE States. We have relationships with all Official Investment Agencies in the CEE and Baltic States areas We also have access to officials at Ministerial level across these states and have strong links to all the relevant Embassies and Trade Missions in these areas
Establishing a new nearshore business operation is a major decision for any company. We aim to remove any worry or uncertainty from the process by providing a “one stop shop” service for companies that choose to develop nearshore operations or to develop new B2B relationships.
The CEE and Baltic Sea area offers outstanding opportunities for UK Companies that are seeking to outsource aspects of their production or services. We have an extensive database of companies in these areas that are looking to become B2B partners for our Client Companies.
EU Countries in the CEE and Baltic Sea areas have Billions of Euros to spend on attracting and supporting foreign investor companies who choose to build business relationships or conduct R&D in these areas. Grant aid is available for Companies that relocate or set up Joint Venturing with a local company and can take the form of Wage Subsidies, Assistance with Capex and Training costs with typical subsidy levels of up to 50%.
Since 2016 we have secured Public Sector Tenders and Contracts for our clients with a value of more that £7m.
Recent changes in UK Public Procurement policy mean that the Government Contract market has been opened up to smaller companies (and non UK companies) that would like to supply services or products to UK Government or Municipalities. Recent analysis of contract awards show, that in recent tender competitions, SMEs have been successful in gaining more than 60% of all work being tendered.
Assist Client Companies
Internationalise business activities to benefit from the cost advantages gained from nearshore operation
Inward Investment Agencies
Provided Consultancy services to Government Ministries
Scandinavia countries, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary
New Market Development Services
For companies from the CEE and Baltic Sea Area that are seeking to access the UK/Scandinavian
Cost effective nearshore manufacturing and partnering.
EU Grant Aid
Available for companies seeking to set up new locations for business operations.