Our local team
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Our local team
Larive Slovakia is our local partner in Slovakia, based in Bratislava.
Larive is present in Slovakia since 1995.
Larive Slovakia represents the Larive Group in Slovakia. Together we support our clients with business intelligence, market entry and growth strategies, implementation, post-entry services, Public Private Partnerships, grants and finance.
Larive Slovakia is headed by Emile Roest and Janka Kleinertova with the aim to assist West European investors to enter onto the Czech and Slovak market from Bratislava in Slovakia. Emile Roest has over 20 years’ experience in advising companies on setting up activities (including manufacturing plants) and M&A and Janka Kleinertova has an economic engineering background. Slovakia is located in the heart of central Europe and is known for its steady economy.
Slovakian market prospect:
The general election in March 2016 produced a fragmented parliament, with the governing Direction-Social Democracy (Smer-SD) remaining the largest party but losing its absolute majority. The far right made significant inroads. The broad coalition that emerged is likely to prove unstable. Growth remained strong in 2016, at 3.4%, and we expect a similar pace of growth throughout 2017-21, supported by new investment in the already dominant automotive industry. (Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit 2017)
Promising sectors for western companies include: Agrifood, Energy and Automotive.