Larive has been active in Ukraine since the late nineties. The office is located in downtown Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. The company is involved in both in-bound and out-bound projects for local and international clients.
Ukraine is one of the largest countries in Europe (603,6 sq. km). Its position makes it ideal for locating production capacities and exporting to Europe, Russia and Asia. Ukraine offers huge opportunities in agriculture, food processing and trade given its favorable natural conditions (climate, soil, size), its proximity to Western Europe and its large population (48 million). The Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) with the EU was initialed in July 2012 and the final signature of approval by the European Council is expected in November 2013 at the Vilnius Summit of the Eastern Partnership.
Sectors of interest in Ukraine:
- Food processing
- Renewable Energy (pro-active government policy towards RES generation)
- Software programming
The expertise of the Larive-Ukraine team allows for the provision of services in the following areas:
- Market research
- Partner search and background checks
- Legal advice
- Feasibility studies
- Project management
Vladyslav Kadlubytskyy joined the Larive Group in 2000. He has been involved in the advisory business in the Ukraine since 1996. He was the co-owner of the local consultancy company taken over by Larive International. Apart of the business advisory expertise he has obtained experience in several private investment projects. Currently he is the managing director of Larive Ukraine.
Main references in the last five years are (amongst others); market research in the bakery sector (NL Agency), a feasibility study for a cold warehouse and a distributor search for seed treatment applications.
- Visits of Steffen Smeenk (Russia) and Vlad Kadlubytskyy (Ukraine)
- Ukraine Economic Update - August 2016
- Larive participated in ‘Seminar for Transport & Logistics' during trade mission Ukraine with Minister Ploumen (March 2016).
- Dutch Good Growth Fund (June, 2014)
- Improving conditions for doing business in Ukraine (October, 2013)