Business

Business Areas

Business Description

  • Consulting Business

    Support for entering foreign markets including developing countries

    Various research: Market research, competitor research, legal/regulatory research
    Strategy formulation: Determination of business concept when entering foreign market, basic plan formulation, business plan formulation
    Joint funding to establish planning company
    Intermediary for recruitment, sourcing, and hiring of managerial talent

    Support for implementing partnerships and M&A

    Support for implementing partnerships between Japanese companies and companies in the host country
    Support for target company sourcing, due diligence & negotiation

  • Managerial Talent / HR Business

    Support by managerial talent

    Sourcing and referral of managerial talent
    Management services
    Assignment of managers

    Support for talent sourcing in developing countries etc.

    Support for host country and local recruitment
    (Japanese, Asians (International students), Asians (locals))
    Support for constructing recruitment framework and recruitment management
    Creation and implementation of training and educational framework
    Support for constructing and introducing evaluation and human resource framework

  • Investment Business


    Sourcing of investment opportunities in growing markets (Asia, Middle East, Africa)
    Assisting enterprise growth through investment in companies in growing economies, Japanese technology, and knowhow

Business Results

Foreign market entry strategy formulation & execution support
  • Asia

    World's major component manufacturer
    Production plant entry strategy formulation

    Potential of candidate country, marketability study, market size projection, investigation into positioning trend internationally, indication of entry potential and timing

  • Africa

    Major listed F&B business
    Fast food chain market entry
     

    Local research, survey and concept development, tenant research, from establishment of representative office till store opening

  • China Asia

    Major retailer
    Commercial entity store-opening
    strategy formulation support

    Candidate area consumer research, competitor research, market size estimates, initial zoning plan, business scale estimates

  • China Asia

    Marketing researcher
    Asian expansion support for online research

    Japanese company needs assessment (30 companies), investigation into research industry, candidate partner sourcing (200 companies), Asian expansion proposal formulation

  • Asia

    Major appliance manufacturer
    Water-related
    new business development

    Global market investigation, opportunity sourcing, marketability study, business potential evaluation, new business plan creation

  • Africa

    Major baby product manufacturer
    Africa market entry strategy creation support, agency sourcing support

    Market research on African countries, entry possibility investigation, corporate partner candidate sourcing and referral (import, wholesale, retail)

Existing business strategy formulation & execution support / fund sourcing
  • China

    Automotive parts manufacturer
    China business rebuilding
    and promotion support

    Business plan formulation, fund sourcing (\1.5b), managerial talent assignment

  • China Asia

    Major appliance component manufacturer
    Online food-related service
    startup support

    User research, competitor benchmarking, KPI definition, website improvement proposal formulation (stability improvement & customer attractiveness boosting)

  • Japan

    Major appliance manufacturer
    Online food-related service
    startup support

    User research, competitor benchmarking, KPI definition, website improvement proposal formulation (stability improvement & customer attractiveness boosting)

  • Japan China Asia Middle East Others

    Major consumer goods manufacturer
    Global brand portfolio review and
    mid-term managerial goal formulation support

    Global competitiveness by brand, profitability analysis, focus market and brand specification, mid-term sales and profit goal setting

New business strategy formulation
  • Japan China Asia Middle East Others

    Major appliance manufacturer
    New business creation support
    for water-related business

    Macro fundamentals research, water-related market research, actual lifestyle and water supply situation research (urban and rural), water-related product research (product and price), needs hypothesis formulation, business model plan formulation

  • China Asia Middle East Others

    Major telco
    Japan content
    new business development

    Content market research, smartphone application market research, browser game market research, new business model plan formulation, business scale estimates

  • Japan

    Major appliance manufacturer
    New business creation support
    for AI and IoT sectors

    Macro fundamentals research, market size estimates by industry, leading player research, KFS identification, new business plan creation

  • Japan Asia

    Major appliance manufacturer
    New business creation support
    for primary industry and Sixth Industry

    Macro fundamentals research, primary industry and Sixth Industry market research, industry structure research, leading player research, KFS identification, new business plan creation

Partnerships / M&A
  • Asia

    Major online ad agency
    Acquisition and partner target investigation and selection support

    Research on leading online ad companies in various Asian countries, shortlisting and evaluation of acquisition/partner candidates, local visits, negotiation

  • Asia

    Major telco-related co.
    Acquisition and partner target sourcing, selection and negotiation support

    Research on leading web-related companies in various Asian countries, shortlisting and evaluation of acquisition/partner candidates, local visits, negotiation

  • Asia

    Major research firm
    Acquisition target sourcing, selection, negotiation support

    Research on research firms in various Asian countries, shortlisting and evaluation of acquisition/partner candidates, advance local visits, negotiation together with client

Market research & marketing strategy formulation & execution support
  • Asia

    Major retailer
    Commercial entity marketing strategy, execution support

    Key media marketing plan formulation, digital marketing planning and implementation, project management support

  • China Asia

    Major online advertiser
    Mobile ad market research and business opportunity sourcing

    Mobile ad market research, industry structure research, leading player research, business hypothesis formulation

  • China Asia Others

    Major lens manufacturer
    Contact lens
    global market research

    Market size (research and projection), main operating country business situation (distribution frontline, competitors, products, regulations), logistics structure research and analysis, entry proposal hypothesis formulation

  • Asia

    Major telco
    Smartphone ad network
    market research

    Related market research, related player research and evaluation, industry trend research, business plan formulation