We transform your European expansion project into running business
We are your operating pilot, at each step of your setting up in Europe , from your very first strategic idea to the day to day running of your business
We transform your European expansion project into running business
We are your operating pilot, at each step of your setting up in Europe , from your very first strategic idea to the day to day running of your business
We transform your European expansion project into running business
We are your operating pilot, at each step of your setting up in Europe , from your very first strategic idea to the day to day running of your business

A one-stop source for the setting up of your business in Europe

Thanks to the broad and in-depth expertise of our team we can provide seamless service to meet each of our clients’ needs

Business Validation

 

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  • Business models & business plans
  • Market & competition analysis
  • Regulatory studies & assessments
  • Freedom of use and other IP studies (patents, trademarks)
  • Due diligence processess

Organization & Setting Up

 

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  • Full project management
  • Selection and supervision of any expert services needed for the project’s success
  • Local back-office set up and supervision
  • Hiring of executives, board members, and key employees

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  • Sourcing for partners, clients, distributors
  • Identification and studies of investment targets (companies, technologies/ products, real estate etc.)

Creation of companies

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  • Creation & Incorporation of European based entities & branches
  • Coordination of local corporate registration processes
  • Creation of any other entities of various legal forms (for profit and not-for-profit)
  • Tax optimization

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  • Full project management
  • Incorporation & registration of local companies
  • Selection and supervision of any expert services needed for the project’s success
  • Local back-office set up and supervision
  • Hiring of executives, board members, and key employees

Running Business & Development

 

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  • Out-sourced operations & development functions
  • Out-sourced front & back office management

Our approach

Because setting up your business in Europe relies on 3 major success key factors : daily management, local expertise and a fully operating team.
Partners 4 Europe is committed to offering:
1. Dedication: your 100% dedicated project pilot, taking care of all your projects aspects, and reporting to you 2. Business expertise: your project manager is a senior business expert, mastering the way of doing business in Europe
3. Result: our service is time and result driven, fully field success oriented
4. European network: we give you access to our network of certified experts and service providers in all keys sectors
5. Simplicity: a full centralized supervision of all experts involved in your project

Our Services

Partners for Europe is the strategic pilot of all your European business projects

 
From the validation of your very first strategic idea, until the running of your local business, we mobilize the best experts, and pilot them to meet your goals. The Parners4Europe network include some of the best local experts. We guarantee their quality, their proactivity and a fair price range for their services. With Partners4Europe you get the safety of the right expertise at the right moment, and the comfort of a local day to day project management.

Who are we?

 

Paul Caroly

More than 28 years of experience as a lawyer, a senior excutive and a business consultant

Paul has acquired his expertise in complex, very innovative and international environments. His expertise is particularly focused on business development, strategic project management, company organization (growth phases, change management and new business models). As a corporate lawyer, then a senior executive and member of management boards, Paul worked in France, and in the USA in top notch Groups and Organization plan : Institut Mérieux Group , Fondation Mérieux, the Curie, Institute, Naos Group (Bioderma). Through is career and the projects managed for his clients, Paul has acquired an in depth expertise of various industries, with a specific focus on health and medical care, biotech, personal care, and R&D driven industries. Education : Grenoble University LLM – 1988 / Washington University – St Louis, USA – 1994 : par Grenoble University – Master of business administration 1989 Paul is personally involved in several non profit organizations, in France and abroad.

François Gaillard

More than 32 years of experience as senior executive and as a business consultant

François has gathered a broad management experience with key responsibilities as a General manager in Europe and especially in France and Germany, in listed companies and as an International Business Consultant. His experience is especially focused on international sales and marketing, business development, strategic project management, company organization (growth phases, change management and new business models). As a Senior Executive and Board member in international environments and organisations, François has worked as a General Manager and Top Consultant with specific responsibilities in Sales and Marketing in various industries like agricultural equipment and machinery, marking, industrial textile, automotive industry and services like security, web and software (Plastic Omnium, Serge Ferrari, TYCO European Security Services International) François worked also with international investment Venture Capital organizations as Business advisor and participates in co-investments as Business Angel. Education : Ecole Supérieure de commerce de Lyon (now EM Lyon – Business School Lyon) in 1985 with an diploma in international business François has lived in Germany and now is living in France. He is fluent in English, German and French. He also speaks Spanish.

Business cases

Here are a few recent examples of Partners 4 Europe achieved missions

Creation of a cosmetics manufacturing company in France

Leading Chinese cosmetics and personal care group

  • managed project : coordination of the entire project from manufacturing real estate selection to hiring of employees and runningbusiness
  • Investment size : > € M15 
  • Main project achievements : creation of 2 French companies, investment structuring and fund raising (banks and public French funding), organization of the manufacturing site, full business operation set up, assistance to tax and regulatory approach (made in France) marketing and sales development.
Acquisition of a luxury goods premium brand

Asian investment fund

  • managed project : from sourcing of the investment target to investment closing
  • Investment size : > € M3 
  • Main project achievements : sourcing for the target, due diligence process supervision, assistance to price negotiation, creation of a European based holding company

 

Creation of a French branch

Swiss IT company 

  • Managed project : termination of a distribution based business model in 2 countries of Europe and setting up of local companies 
  • Investment size : > € M8 
  • Main project achievements : transition management with distributors, tax optimization assistance, creation of 2 local companies  held by the Swiss parent holding group, hiring of the management.
Creation of a new « made in France » food brand

Taiwanese trading company 

  • Managed project : creation of high quality spring water brand for the export market (South East Asia, Japan) 
  • Investment size : > € M1 
  • Main project achievements : sourcing of a specific premium quality product, creation of the branding elements, pricing and manufacturing negotiations, set up pf the supply chain / shipping flow.
Interim Management for the German and Austrian operation in industrial textile industry

Leading French producer of coated fabrics (Turnover > € M170)

  • managed project : management and strategical organisation of the German and Austrian activities (Turnover > € M16)
  • Main project achievements : takeover of the German and Austrian Sales teams and restart of business development. Strategical organisation of the operations. Hiring of the new General Manager for the business area.
Interim Management for the French and German operations in automotive industry (Trucks)

Interim Management for the French and German operations in automotive industry (Trucks)

Leading French producer of automotive parts (Turnover > € M5.000)

  • managed project : Finalization of Business negociations with a well-known German truck producer over a new truck generation (Turnover€ M35€/year). Set-up of a full sequenced pre-assembly plant. Spare parts business. Go-live
  • Main project achievements : Negociations fully finished and validated. Programm successfully started. New pre-assembly plant delivered on time and sequenced deliveries fully started.
Creation of the German subsidiary of a French leading Web Group

Creation of the German subsidiary of a French leading Web Group

Leading Group in Google lead generation services

  • managed project : coordination of the entire project from setting-up the company (offices, contracts) to hiring of employees and running business
  • Investment size : > € M2
  • Main project achievements : creation of the German subsidiary in Berlin from scratch, set-up of the contracts, sales team and full business operations
Set-up of the French operations in the construction supplies industry (building industry)

Set-up of the French operations in the construction supplies industry (building industry)

Leading German painting and construction supplier (Turnover > € M500)

  • managed project : Strategical plan for external growth for the French operations. Business plan and screening of potential targets for external expansion operations.
  • Main project achievements : Identification of potential companies. Start of negotiations and follow-up.
Restructuration of the German operations in agricultural equipment (front-end loaders for tractors)

Leading French producer of front-end loaders for tractors (Turnover > € M100)

  • managed project : Strategical plan for the German existing operations. Set-up and follow-up. Hiring the General Manager
  • Main project achievements : New strategical plan for the German activities. Hiring the General manager. Develop business

Major projects managed

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Non European clients

Contact

Partners 4 Europe
12 B rue Professeur Deperet
Les Bureaux Verts
F-69160 Tassin La Demi Lune
France

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