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Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, 2010/09/20 - UK based Copernicus Consulting, a strategic planning consultancy with a rapidly expanding international presence, is now open in 7/15 Akhmatovoy Anni Street, office 104, Kyiv 02068, Ukraine.
Growing international strategic planning consultancy Copernicus opens their first office to service the Ukrainian market Opening in Kiev adds a new dimension to our ability to provide our clients with new business opportunities and sources for a whole variety of products and services for expanding our global network.
"This was a natural progression for our business expansion as we look to keep pace with the demands of our clients in the UK, EU, Asia and North America. This next phase of expansion into a burgeoning Eastern markets will add a further dimension to the possibilities we are able to generate for our clients in respect of international trade” explained Colin Fell, Group Managing Director. “Already we have had further approaches from interested parties which may lead to our services being available more widely in the East as well as South America and Asia pacific, along with enquiries from multiple government bodies to explore how we can best assist them in developing or facilitating international growth in selective target markets. This in itself is a fantastic endorsement of the growing strength of the Copernicus brand and is fair recognition of the quality of the individual consultants carrying out the tasks and projects on behalf of our clients.
The initial uptake of the range of Copernicus services being introduced to the Ukraine for the first time is expected to be at an unprecedented level, based on enquiries to date.
The "Copernicus Connecting Markets" service opens doors and develops trading relationships between companies in various international markets to their mutual advantage. Once such partnerships are identified and created the unique Copernicus International Key Account Management service offers an extremely cost effective solution to the further development and increased return on investment following a new market entry.”
"The operation in Ukraine will mirror the successful model operating in the other markets ," said Oleksandr Vasylenko, Financial director of YesBusiness consulting, the established business consultancy that will carry the Copernicus brand in the region.
“One of our biggest competitive advantages over the other advisory practices is that we are positioned to offer global services tailored for SME. This is unique - both in terms of money and time effectiveness.”
“We will focus on the SME sector where we can work directly with business owners and have the greatest financial impact on their business, while also looking to work closely in association with the inward investment agencies just as we have done previously in Holland (Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency) or in Sweden ( Invest in Sweden) to name but two. The Ukraine is a rapidly emerging nation with an abundance of natural resources, it is a natural gateway to the nearby emerging markets and a fantastic source of quality products and highly skilled labour. There is little doubt that the opportunities for trade with the Ukraine, both as an export market and where there is a demand for Ukrainian produced goods, will enjoy a period of rapid development in the immediate next few years.
By working in our customer focussed, unique way we can add the commercial expertise of Copernicus to the knowledge base and extensive market data of a government organisation to the benefit of our clients, as we fast track their international market entry strategy in the most cost effective manner possible.”
Copernicus has opened in eight new markets already within the last year and has carried out several outsourcing and sourcing projects for UK, USA, Asian and EU based companies with great success over the last few months with savings already running into tens of thousands of pounds for clients.
Offices in Colombia, Mexico and Singapore will open in the last ¼ 2010, UAE shortly afterwards. In each instance the language competencies, skills and local business knowledge are developed within the business for the benefit of Copernicus clients.
To learn more about the services Copernicus can offer to guide you and your business to success visit copernicus-consulting.com or for the specific Ukrainian market exportukraine.com/.
About Copernicus Consulting
A dynamic, results driven consultancy represented across the UK and in a growing number of international markets. Services include trade mission organisation, international partner or acquisition identification, restructure and reorganisation, succession planning, due diligence, sales & marketing and a dedicated training division copernicus-training.com which has carried out bespoke UK based training on a variety of topics for international businesses ranging from leadership and management to operational excellence and international sales development.
YesBusiness (yesbusiness.com.ua) offers a full service to assist Copernicus clients to coordinate their business development efforts in the Ukraine. Established in 2009 in Kyiv, YesBusiness as part of the Copernicus network aims to become the leading company assisting foreign enterprises to establish their business in the Ukraine.
Clients range from private entrepreneurs to international companies. They all have international business ambitions and are looking for new opportunities to grow their capital. Ukraine is a very attractive market from investment opportunities point of view, but doing successful business in the Ukraine requires a deep understanding of the country environment and its specific characteristics, including factors influencing consumer lifestyle choices. In this Ukrainian environment having a reliable local partner is crucial for the successful establishment of a business on a new market.