Market Entry

OCO works directly with private sector firms to support their international expansion strategies.

This involves helping them prepare for market, identifying suitable target markets, funding and market entry support via direct export, trade shows, distribution, acquisition or direct investment. We also offer incubation and soft landing services for clients in our overseas offices.

We have a dedicated private sector consulting team with backgrounds in technology, research, sales, finance and marketing.

We have sector expertise in Life Sciences, Financial services, ICT, business services and advanced manufacturing, and our networks are global, so we can offer clients direct support in overseas market.

We also partner with other professional services firms to support legal, finance, tax, HR and real estate requirements.

OCO offers private sector clients:

– Strategy and Business Planning
– Market Research
– Market Entry/Expansion
– Distributor/Partner Search
– Support for Funding and Incentives Negotiations
– Location Assessment and Business Development Support
– International Trade Shows
– Matchmaking

Our private clients are typically SMEs or mid cap firms who are introduced via export promotion organisations such as:

– Enterprise Ireland
– Invest NI
– US Dept of Commerce
– Clients of our bank partners Santander