Oxford Business Group (“OBG”), is an independently-owned UK-based global publishing, research, and consultancy company which produces critically acclaimed annual economic intelligence reports. Currently, OBG publishes The Report in 33 markets across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and South America. Geared towards the international business and investment community, each country’s specific edition provides a comprehensive analysis of economic developments within the country along with a focused analysis of key sectors. Over the past 18 years, OBG has built strong credentials from the international business community, Fortune 500 companies, international organizations, rating agencies and government bodies around the world. OBG prides itself on the objective authority of its annual country reports. Each report must first undergo a rigorous process of research by our teams of highly experienced, impartial, in-house analysts, and then be subjected to exacting editorial standards of strict factual verification before we elect to publish. It is this strict adherence to a demanding editorial process which allows our annual reports, across numerous growth economies, to stand the test of time year in, year out and, to the benefit of our subscribers who range from sophisticated investors to professional advisors. Last year our staff of almost 150 analysts and editors published reports on 38 fast-growing country economies, adding fundamental value to any responsible understanding of those countries which aims to go beyond a daily news cycle. To address the challenges of timeliness, we produce regular online Economic Updates by way of an addition to our Report information. These are sent out to our global subscribers. OBG also has a Consultancy Department which produces detailed client specific intelligence on various sectors of the economy, including real estate and banking. Based out of the Dubai Office, the Consultancy Department has conducted a vast array of projects since its inception in 2005, from business briefings to governmental and private delegations, through to full blown development feasibility studies where we may be liaising with host Governments on specific investment projects on behalf of foreign investors, reviewing project sites etc. With its reports regularly cited in the Financial Times, BBC, the Economist and other leading media outlets and its staff frequently interviewed on all forms of broadcast media, Oxford Business Group is a recognised and respected source of business intelligence in many parts of the world. Its reports are used by the world’s leading CEOs, governmental and policy leaders and international decision makers both as a valid platform for expressing opinion and as a key source of quality insight.
Founded in 1972, the company has grown into a substantial international organisation that assists small business owners with their cash flow concerns. About twenty years ago Interface adopted a franchise/licensing approach to facilitate their growth and to establish a creative distribution channel for their business model. By empowering local entrepreneurs to work with their small business clients in both a local and one-on-one environment, they created a very workable and in-demand service. Today Interface operates in a franchise or license mode in eight countries and is actively seeking to add additional territories to create even broader opportunities for their franchisees and license holders. Interface provides a service called Invoice Discounting where the Interface franchisee/licensee buys an invoice from their client company, typically a small business (SME), at a small discount. This effectively accelerates the cash flow for the client. The franchisee/licensee then holds the invoice until maturity, usually about 40-45 days, when it is paid in full to them. Having purchased the original invoice at a discount, the difference in the purchase price and what is paid i.e. the full invoice amount, represents the gross profit in the transaction. It is important to note that Interface franchisee/licensees never lend money. The entire transaction is crafted on a buy/sell principal. One of the main features of the Interface system from the point of view of the franchisee/licensee is the extensive support network that Interface creates in each jurisdiction to ensure their franchisees/licensees always have advice and resources to support their individual businesses. This support system is created through the establishment of Master Licensees who build and support a local Interface operation. The Interface Financial Group has recently established a Master Licensee office in South Africa and is currently seeking to further grow their franchisee network in the United Kingdom. Please see more about the opportunity below.
Ashurst is a leading international law firm advising corporates, financial institutions and governments. Our core businesses are in corporate, finance and the development and financing of assets in the energy, resources, transport and infrastructure sectors. We have 24 offices in 14 countries as well as associated offices in Jakarta and Jeddah, and a best-friend referral relationship with an Indian law firm. With over 400 partners and 1,700 lawyers in total, we offer the international insight and depth of resources of a global network combined with local market knowledge.
Ares Intertrade Pte. Ltd. is based in Singapore, Singapore. We are a distributor / import-export company and operate in Africa and Asia/Pacific Region in the Industrial metals and minerals and Oil and gas sector...
SIPMM ACADEMY provides a range of structured professional courses in the specialised areas of purchasing, warehouse, logistics and supply chain management, as well as other business related courses. The academy was set up as an educational arm for a professional not-for-profit organisation, the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM), which was established more than 4 decades ago in 1972. The courses are offered at various levels from Certificate to Graduate Diploma, as well short courses at executive and professional level. All courses are approved for the government’s Skills Development Fund and SkillsFuture Schemes. SIPMM ACADEMY has an extended corporate training and consulting arm, that conducts professional and skills development workshops on a regular basis. These workshops are organised as Skills Training Workshops and are conducted at hotels. They can also be customised as In-House Trainings delivered at the company’s premise. The focus of each topic is to develop professional and execution skills; such as negotiation, cost-savings strategy, warehousing, trade operations, purchasing operations, supply chain management, supplier management, strategic procurement, global sourcing, integrated logistics management, tender evaluation and contract management.
HugProperty is a Singapore-based startup, founded by Mr. Winston Lam, Dr. Andy Teoh and Mr. Jeffery Sung in July 2016. It is created to provide guided information for buying and selling property in Singapore.
One of the best in scale model making, that is where AE Models is known. With our wide base of network and supporting facilities in the region, we are more than capable of undertaking high value and complicated projects with competence and good after sales services.
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