Danone is one of the world’s leading health food companies with activities in dairy, water, early life nutrition and medical nutrition. Larive has been acting as advisor for Danone in Asia since 2009. Larive assisted and assists Danone with gathering business intelligence, market entry & growth advisory services, distributor/licensee selection processes, and M&A transactions in Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, Korea, India, Malaysia, and Myanmar.
Demonstrating the best of Dutch Electronic Dance Music (EDM) in Indonesia
MBFH (Miami Beach Flamingo Hunters) is a leading Dutch organizer of music events with a strong focus on the EDM sector (Electronic Dance Music). Events organized by MBFH have attracted over 250.000 visitors. Whereas most competitors have expanded beyond Europe by moving into the United States, MBFH worked with Larive to realize their ambition to grow in the Asian market instead and be a first mover in high-quality EDM events.
MBFH requested Larive to assist with the realization of a demonstration EDM project in Indonesia. This project was to set the bar in terms of quality, execution and performance for all future project and lay a foundation for MBFH to grow their business in Asia. Larive assisted with successfully attracting grant financing for this high-risk investment projects as well as project management.
The project realized direct spinoff including full time positions for the booking agency, the resident DJ, the resident VJ and assignments for the organization of new EDM festivals.
Thanks to Larive we managed to do the demonstration project in Indonesia. We could never have done this by ourselves, not only because of all the work involved, but especially because of the good relations Larive has in the right places. We enjoyed working with Wouter and his team, and hope to work with them more often in the future. Erik Tuininga – Co-founder MBFH
Establishing a local subsidiary in the automotive sector in Indonesia.
Motul is a French company producing high-performance motor oils and industrial lubricants.
Larive supported Motul with establishing a local wholly owned subsidiary for import and distribution of lubricants in Indonesia.
Setting up a demonstration facility in India & Market intelligence Indonesia
Koppert Biological Systems is the international market leader in the field of biological crop protection and natural pollination. Larive has assisted Koppert with entering the Indian market and developing a demonstration facility in order to showcase its capabilities for local stakeholders.
In addition, Larive provided Koppert business intelligence about the horticulture market in Indonesia.
Feasibility study Indonesia
Marel Stork Poultry Processing is a manufacturer of automated slaughter lines for poultry. Larive supported Marel Stork with implementing a feasibility study for an investment in a slaughter line for a potential client in Indonesia, which has been co-funded via the Netherlands grant program DHI.
Public Private Partnership for poultry in Indonesia
FoodTechIndonesia was a Public Private Partnership active to improve and strengthen the poultry sector in Indonesia. The consortium was initiated and coordinated by Larive between 2013 and 2016 and contained the following sector experts active in the poultry value chain:
GEA Food Solutions, Hendrix Genetics, Linco Food Systems, Nijhuis Water Technology, Nutreco, NL EVD International, Pas Reform, TopKip, Van Aarsen, van Eck Industrial Hygiene, Zwanenberg Food Group, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.
Van Aarsen Machinefabriek designs, develops and manufactures state of the art machines, and complete feed mill and premix plant solutions and has become one of the world’s leading companies in feed and premix process technology.
Van Aarsen is participating in the Public-Private Partnership “FoodTechIndonesia”, which has been initiated and developed by Larive. Objective of the project is to improve the position of the project partners in Indonesia and simultaneously strengthen the poultry sector in Indonesia by transferring knowhow (e.g. providing training programs) and demonstrating best practices. Other participants include GEA Food Solutions, Hendrix Genetics, Linco Food Systems, Nijhuis Water Technology, Trouw Nutrition Nutreco, Pas Reform, TopKip, Van Aarsen, van Eck Industrial Hygiene and Zwanenberg Food Group.
When do we match?
When you have the ambition to enter selected markets in Africa, Asia or Central and Eastern Europe with a solid entry strategy
When you would like to take advantage of the experience of those companies who went before you
When you want insights from a trustworthy advisor that is with deeply embedded local know how
When a direct contact person in your home market makes you feel comfortable
When you want to benefit from 40+ years’ of experience with business development in high growth markets