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Strategic Advisory

Market Expansion and Entry

Comprehensive Stakeholder Engagement Strategies

Commercial Dispute Resolution

TAG Analytics

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Strategic Advisory

The Asia Group provides full service strategic and business advisory services to the world’s leading companies and organizations seeking to excel across Asia. With a team of dynamic and experienced professionals – from consultants and former senior government officials to lawyers and investment bankers – The Asia Group supports companies with end-to-end integrated  strategies for market entry and expansion strategies to complex commercial dispute resolution initiatives. The Asia Group’s core service offerings include:

 

Market Expansion and Entry

The Asia Group assists its clients in developing global market entry and expansion strategies. We leverage our unique insights, diverse experiences and high-level contacts in the public and private sectors to provide a strategic roadmap and the tools, intelligence and resources necessary to develop market access and expansion strategies throughout the Indo-Pacific region. Key areas of focus include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Develop comprehensive market access and expansion strategies
  • Identify leading strategic and local partners in market and conduct due diligence on benefits or risks of engagement
  • Partner-led project management teams with seemless integration into client operations
  • Structure partnerships, M&A efforts, private placements, financing needs, corporate structures or joint ventures through our TAG Capital Advisory platform
  • Help form relationships between clients and key policy influencers, regulators and decision-makers

 

Comprehensive Stakeholder Engagement Strategies

Business and politics are interwoven in the markets of Asia. The Asia Group supports companies with a comprehensive suite of government relations and stakeholder mapping capacities that leverage our unique network and technology to help clients excel from public sector sales campaigns to large-scale investments or B2B sales. We provide clients with the blueprints to succeed.

Government Relations
  • Design comprehensive government relations strategies to advance key objectives
  • Enhance corporate political brand equity
  • Provide nuanced context on key stakeholders
Stakeholder Mapping
  • Identify political leaders, regulators, corporate strategic partners, and influencers
  • Conduct comprehensive due diligence on potential strategic partners
  • Deliver political insights on the current and future landscape in specific markets and across the region
Public Sector Sales
  • Strategize sales campaigns within government procurement priorities
  • Shape the policy context to enhance sales success
  • Facilitate strategic partnerships with trusted local enterprises
  • Develop government backed incentive packages for private sector clients

 

Commercial Dispute Resolution

The Asia Group provides a range of commercial dispute resolution strategies to support corporate objectives in times of crisis, from development of commercial diplomacy negotiation strategies to strategic communication efforts and real-time actionable intelligence and insights.

Develop Negotiation and Advocacy Strategies to Resolve Disputes
  • Create framework agreements for beneficial and non-litigation based outcomes
  • Form strategies for clients to advance with host-market counter parts and U.S. Government officials to solve or raise problems
  • Identify allies in local markets that can provide additional leverage for a solution
  • Support pre-litigation efforts for firms in foreign markets, including identification of leading law firms, strategic communication companies and government regulators.
On the Ground Deployment Capabilities:
  • Help clients execute strategies through deployment of the firm’s senior most Partners to lead commercial diplomacy efforts
  • Real-time support and around the clock capacity
Real-Time Crisis Intelligence
  • Deliver breaking insights of pertinence for dispute resolution requirements
  • Conduct regular executive briefings with on-call support from all members of our team
Strategic Communications
  • Leverage network of leading media personalities and executives in markets throughout Asia to advance client message either directly or indirectly.
  • Integrate communications aspect into commercial diplomacy strategy
  • Monitor and navigate sensitive media environments

 

TAG Analytics

TAG Analytics generates high-impact analysis of developments across the Asia-Pacific that shape market and trading strategies and business outcomes. Our products provide clients with value-added and actionable insights on major developments and underlying drivers of change across the region’s political and economic landscape. Our product suite focuses on three distinct offerings that leverage a rigorous, highly-trained, and experienced in-house research team.

Product Suite
  • Breaking Now – Timely updates on major ongoing developments
  • Coming Into Focus – Insightful briefs on emerging issues essential for business
  • Over the Horizon – Long-form trend analysis on issues with lasting impact
Value-added and Actionable Insights
  • High-level information from an expansive network of sources
  • Expertise across every market and sector in the Asia-Pacific region and Washington, D.C.
Timely Information
  • Up-to-the minute data and reporting
  • Keep up with critical developments
  • Bespoke reporting and tracking of client specific issues
Rigorous Analysis
  • Market-leading in-house analysis
  • Focus on “cutting through the noise” to identify underlying trends
Political Risk Assessments
  • Analyze macro and geopolitical trends transforming the market and business environment for a range of corporate and financial service clients
  • Protect corporate equities against over-the-horizon risks
  • Focus on business strategies that command strength in the global arena and provide a path to success in the region
International Trade Analysis
  • Find and develop opportunities created from international trade policy and efforts
  • Safeguard market positions in evolving commercial frameworks
  • Identify opportunities to secure corporate interests through regulatory redress