14-04-2015

Sannam S4 from India joining the Larive Group (April, 2015)

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PRESS RELEASE

Larive International (HQ in Zeist, the Netherlands) and Sannam S4 (HQ in Delhi, India), both emerging market entry specialists, have agreed to establish a strategic partnership in India where Sannam S4 will become the sole member of the Larive Group, 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 India.

Larive’s mission is guiding customers in developing and implementing their market entry, expansion, or strategy in(to) high-growth emerging markets. Larive is known for its very strong network with deeply rooted local presence (the Larive group partners), boutique-style personalized approach (loyalty, dedication, flexibility, responsiveness) and creativity in tackling clients challenges. Larive International has the ability to make a non-transparent environment more transparent based on 30+ years of experience and accrued knowledge. We shorten the time and/or costs associated with entering into, or growing, in emerging markets.

Through the collaboration with Sannam S4 in India, Larive can service clients throughout India and provide professional services such as market research, market entry strategy, growth strategy, partner searches, management recruitment, finance, tax, accounting & compliance and M&A related services. Sannam S4 has a local team of 105 employees and offices in Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai and Chennai. Sannam S4 combines sector expertise and technical resources with practical local advice to deliver low risk and cost effective solutions, enabling companies to reach their full potential in a challenging country such as India.

Frank Zuure, Director of Larive International said: “Both companies have a high reputation anchored in brand name, key persons and project and process management skills. We are convinced that this partnership will allow us to assist our relations in this fast growing market even better”.

“Having already worked with Larive on several projects in India, we are delighted to formalise our Alliance.” says Adrian Mutton, Founder & CEO of Sannam S4. “We are excited about working with the Larive International network to provide Sannam S4’s clients with access to high quality market entry support across numerous key emerging markets.”

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

About Sannam S4:
Founded in 2008 by Adrian Mutton, Sannam S4 supports international organizations with their market entry and ongoing business development and businesses support services in India, China and Brazil. Sannam S4 provides a unique blend of sector expertise mixed with technical delivery skills in finance and accounting, tax and compliance, market research, staff recruitment and HR advisory, marketing and administration and a network of business centers to support new entrants to the market. www.sannams4.com