FRD Center Market Entry Services

Local Market Entry Consulting Services provider to Swiss firms looking to enter and develop on the Romanian market and other markets in CE, SE and Eastern Europe. Bucharest-based privately owned boutique-type Market Entry and cross-border M&A consulting firm focusing on Romania and the Emerging Markets in Europe. Since 2000, FRD Center operates directly on the Romanian market and via independent consulting firms in markets accross Eastern Europe: Poland, Czeck Rep, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Baltic States etc. Services include: Product introduction to local Buyers, Market Reseach, B2B Matchmaking, Target Origination, Trade Missions, Inward Buyer Missions, Data Collection, Market Opportunity Assessment etc.

  • Established 2000
  • Privately held company
  • 1-10 employees

Country Focus

  • Montenegro
    Location Type
    Cooperation partner in the country
    Certification
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  • Macedonia
    Location Type
    Cooperation partner in the country
    Certification
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  • Romania
    Location Type
    Own office in the country
    Certification
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  • Latvia
    Location Type
    Cooperation partner in the country
    Certification
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  • Croatia
    Location Type
    Cooperation partner in the country
    Certification
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  • Serbia
    Location Type
    Cooperation partner in the country
    Certification
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  • Estonia
    Location Type
    Cooperation partner in the country
    Certification
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  • Lithuania
    Location Type
    Cooperation partner in the country
    Certification
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  • Bulgaria
    Location Type
    Cooperation partner in the country
    Certification
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  • Czech Republic
    Location Type
    Cooperation partner in the country
    Certification
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  • Poland
    Location Type
    Cooperation partner in the country
    Certification
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  • Russia
    Location Type
    Cooperation partner in the country
    Certification
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Sector Focus

  • Household Goods
    Sector association
    Member
    Certification
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  • Building Construction
    Sector association
    Member
    Certification
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  • Agriculture
    Sector association
    Member
    Certification
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  • Food
    Sector association
    Member
    Certification
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  • Business Consulting
    Sector association
    Member
    Certification
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  • Waste & Pollution
    Sector association
    -
    Certification
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  • Consumer Electronics
    Sector association
    -
    Certification
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  • Cosmetics & Hygiene
    Sector association
    -
    Certification
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  • Water
    Sector association
    -
    Certification
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  • Engineering
    Sector association
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    Certification
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  • Renewable Energies
    Sector association
    -
    Certification
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  • Medical Technology
    Sector association
    -
    Certification
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Services

  • Investment Management
    Description
    support for greenfield investments, crossborder acquisitions, investments
    Professional association
    Member
    Certification
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  • Due Diligence
    Description
    in-depth research and profiling of local target-companies, background checks
    Professional association
    Member
    Certification
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  • Mergers & Acquisitions
    Description
    deal origination, buy mandates from foreign firms, sell mandates from local firm
    Professional association
    Member
    Certification
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  • Product Placement
    Description
    product introduction to local buyers, assessment of interest, importer-distribut
    Professional association
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    Certification
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  • Trade Fair Management
    Description
    on the ground support for participation at Trade Fairs, attracting local buyers
    Professional association
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    Certification
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  • International Procurement
    Description
    identification and selection of local suppliers, direct approach, qualification
    Professional association
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    Certification
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  • Event Management
    Description
    commercial visits, 1-2-1 meetings with local buyers and importer-distributors
    Professional association
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    Certification
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  • Procurement Market Research
    Description
    data collection, market research, mystery shopping, reports
    Professional association
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    Certification
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  • International Marketing
    Description
    market entry services: market opportunity assessment, B2B matchmaking
    Professional association
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    Certification
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  • Sales Strategy
    Description
    product presentation to potential buyers, assessment of interest, pursuit
    Professional association
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    Certification
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  • Sales Market Research
    Description
    market research, sector reports, data collection, KOLs interviews
    Professional association
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    Certification
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  • Distribution Partner Search
    Description
    identification and selection of local importer-distributors, direct approach
    Professional association
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    Certification
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References, Recommendation Letters

  • Reference Business matchmaking and commercial visit (2008), Client: Fassler AG, Switzerland
  • Reference Local market assistance and Business support (2005), Client: IMD Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Reference Market Research, B2B matchmaking (2000), Client: Playprint Ltd., Ireland