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Over the years, SKP has assisted over 1,200 clients from over 45 countries in doing business in India and abroad. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, entities listed on global exchanges, private equity/venture capital–owned companies and family-owned businesses. Here are a few examples of our work where we've helped our clients in dealing with the various complexities of doing business in India and abroad.

Manufacturing set-up for a US-based medical devices manufacturer

Engagement: SKP was engaged by a leading US-based medical devices company to prepare a business plan for setting up manufacturing operations in India. The client was planning to set up a manufacturing facility in north India. The plant was an addition to their existing facilities in the US and Europe and the company was setting up a new plant after almost three decades. Hence, it was crucial for the company to be absolutely sure of its decision before going ahead with the venture. The client required key inputs for the decision-making process. At the same time, they wanted an Indian partner who could also assist in the implementation of their overall India entry strategy.

Setting up a liaison office for a leading Swiss retailer

Engagement: SKP was engaged by a Swiss retailer to set up a liaison office in India. As consumer retailing does not fall under the automatic approval route according to existing foreign investment guidelines, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) referred the application to the Ministry of Finance for approval.

Entry strategy for a French machine tools company

Engagement: SKP was engaged by a French company in the business of lifting tools and access platforms for construction and material handling to evaluate a suitable entry model for establishing a sales presence in India. Initially, the company had tried the acquisition route, which failed; and it now wanted a complete understanding of the possible models of operating in India.

Assisted a Japanese spring manufacturer in an acquisition

Engagement: SKP was engaged by a USD-4-billion listed Japanese spring manufacturing company for assisting them in the acquisition of a business unit of a listed Indian company by way of a slump sale.

Advisory on acquiring a software application development business

Engagement: SKP was engaged by a USD-80-billion Japanese multinational conglomerate for assisting them in an acquisition of a part of the business of two Indian technology companies engaged in software application development

Assisting a Japanese spring manufacturer in an acquisition

Engagement: SKP was engaged by a leading Japanese spring manufacturing company for assisting them in the acquisition of a business division of an Indian listed company by way of a slump sale.

Assisted a US-based water purification company with accounting, tax and compliance support services

Engagement: SKP was engaged by a US-based developer and manufacturer of innovative water purification and disinfection technology to provide integrated implementation support services to its wholly owned subsidiary in India. The client delivers technology and systems to distribute safe drinking water at affordable prices to those who lack access to the same.