Larive and Thura Swiss establish strategic partnership in Myanmar (March 2016).

Larive and Thura Swiss establish strategic partnership in Myanmar (March 2016).

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Zeist, the Netherlands, 29 March 2016

Larive International (HQ in Zeist, the Netherlands) and Thura Swiss (HQ in Yangon, Myanmar), have agreed to establish a strategic partnership where Thura Swiss will become the exclusive member of the Larive Group in Myanmar, a network of 30 (Larive) offices in Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Turkey and East Africa. The combination will provide business solutions for companies entering or further developing their activities in Myanmar.

Larive’s mission is to guide customers in developing and implementing their market entry or expansion strategies in(to) high-growth markets. The company is known for its strong network with deeply rooted local presence (‘the Larive group partners’), a personalized approach (loyalty, dedication, flexibility, responsiveness) and creativity in tackling client’s challenges.

Larive has the ability to make a non-transparent environment more transparent based on 40+ years of experience and accrued knowledge. This enables its clients to shorten the time and/or costs associated with entering these markets.

Through the close cooperation with Thura Swiss, Larive can provide clients with professional services, such as business intelligence, market entry & growth strategy, M&A advisory and post-investment services in Myanmar. The team of Thura Swiss includes over 25 professionals offering market research, sector expertise and practical advice, allowing international investors to tap on Myanmar’s rapid growth trajectory.

Matthias Brienen, Director of Larive: “As one of the last frontier economies in Asia, with a young population, ample natural resources and strategically located between economic giants China and India, Myanmar holds promise to become one of the region’s major successes. Together with the team of Thura Swiss, who are well-connected to the local business networks and decision makers, we are in an excellent position to support our client base in this fast growing market”.

 “Having already worked with Larive on several projects in Myanmar, we are delighted to formalize our alliance.” says Dr. Aung Thura, founder & CEO of Thura Swiss. “We are excited about the partnership and look forward to service the increasing number of foreign investors in Myanmar”.


About Thura Swiss: Founded in 2012, Thura Swiss supports companies with market entry and growth in Myanmar. The company focuses on market research, business consulting and capital markets (www.thuraswiss.com).

About Larive International: Larive supports companies since 1975 with their business development activities in emerging markets, including Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Turkey, and East Africa (www.larive.com).


For more information please contact Matthias Brienen at +31(0)30 69 33 221.

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