Flinders Pacific is Australia’s premier global growth agency. Our services include:
Growing to London?
The Principal of Flinders Pacific, Brendan Lewis, is London’s representative in Australia for Investment attraction, via London’s international promotional agency, London & Partners. This means that Flinders Pacific can assist with providing a wide range of services to firms looking to grow to London, including competitive research, introductions, free memberships to networking organisations and advice. All services in regards to London are provided at no charge, as they are fully funded by the Mayor of London.
Export Marketing Development Grants (EMDG)
Unlike other grants the EMDG scheme is non-discretionary (if you meet the eligibility criteria, you are entitled to a grant). Its designed to encourage small and medium sized Australian businesses to develop export markets, by providing reimbursement of up to 50% of eligible export promotion expenses above $5,000 provided that the total expenses are at least $15,000. Flinders Pacific has partnered with Peter Arbuckle of Export Finance Assistance Consultancy Services to provide EMDG claiming services on a success fee basis.
Global Growth Workshops
Flinders Pacific runs a 1/2 day workshop to help clients build a market entry plan for a foreign market. The workshop draws on many year experience growing internationally and focuses on major issues and the opportunities. Organisations can either access these workshops once a year via a public session at the Churchill Club, or a book a sessions with a Flinders Pacific Consultant.
Foreign Direct Investment Attraction
We work closely with global regions and cities looking to secure new investment from Australia, whether it be institutional or Foreign Direct Investment. With an enviable track record of success and a select client list, Flinders Pacific is comprised of an experienced team of top tier executives, networked at the highest levels of Australian industry. Using leading processes and tools, Flinders Pacific actively develops significant new business and investment for our clients. We are incredibly well connected into Australia’s financial communities and into smart industries looking to expand overseas; including ICT, Life Sciences & Engineering. We also have good working relationships with all of Australia agencies supporting overseas growth. Our staff are also well experience in international investment, representing London in Australia and Australia in the US, as well as directly controlling new investment into South Korea, Indonesia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore and Romania.
We work closely with internationally expanding businesses looking to secure new business around Australia. Flinders Pacific staff are experts in generating new business with many years experience in Australia, South East Asia, North America and Europe. We have the following services to assist International businesses looking to Australia :
Market Intelligence – Identify opportunities and/or changes in the Australian environment as either a one of report or via ongoing monitoring via our Market Intelligence Services. Specific services include; Market sentiment analysis and assessments, Industry specific profile reports, High level in market advocacy and networking, Tender monitoring, Advice on tax and Australian government tax concessions for local R&D etc.
Lead Generation – Have new opportunities proactively generated for you for either handover or supporting in-market visits via our Lead Generation Services. Specific services include; Focussed advocacy and opportunity development with targeted Australian clients, Management of inwards market visit and appointment programs, Ongoing in-market representation, promotion, Tender monitoring, Acquisition opportunity identification.
Local Representation – Have new opportunities generated and closed for you in Australia via our Local Representation services.
Beach Head – Local office address, local Directors, logistic & project staff to provide an easy setup when conducting new business in Australia via our Beach Head services.
Overseas Market Entry, Planning and Execution
The Flinders Pacific team have worked together on more than 50 major projects over the last 5 years. Each of our senior executives have an average 20+ years of international business development, trade and FDI experience and all are experienced working to commercial timeframes and budgets. Regions worked in include: the USA, China, India, Singpore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Romania, UK, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa. Our services include:
- Market Research
- Entry Strategy & Planning
- Subsidiary Establishment
- Marketing & Promotion
Flinders Pacific also has unique IP used to map out and provide metrics on Tactical Sales & Marketing activities to be used in planning assistance for new markets.
Global Growth Funding
Using our local and international network of corporate advisers and investors, Flinders Pacific is able to provide international growth funding solutions for selected clients that are both investor ready and have earned the right to grow internationally.