SERVICES

Shulman Advisory offers a full suite of products and services in support of foreign energy companies endeavors in the Japanese market.

In addition to the standard offerings listed below, we are always happy to create bespoke offerings to match our clients needs.

MARKET AND REGULATORY RESEARCH, ANALYSIS, REPORTING, AND CONSULTATION

IDENTIFICATION OF FUNDING, PROOF-OF-CONCEPT, AND PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

FULL SUITE OF MARKET ENTRY SUPPORT SERVICES:

  • Survey of potential angles of entry to the Japanese market – Types of partners and possible configurations of partnerships; analysis of strengths and weaknesses of the respective approaches.
  • Definition of strategy – Through discussion with client, determine the most suitable angle(s) of attack to further explore, as well as prioritization of potential partners for cultivation of contacts.
  • Initiation of dialogue with specific potential partners as determined by client – Cultivation of contacts with key individuals at appropriate levels of relevant company divisions; preliminary conference calls/web meetings including language interpretation, note taking, and post-call debrief and analysis.
  • Meetings in Japan – Scheduling, coordination, and accompaniment to meetings with potential partners, stakeholders, and other useful contacts. Meeting preparation (development of Japanese presentation materials, pregame strategy discussions), language interpretation, meeting note taking, and post-meeting debriefs. Coordination of travel arrangements and logistics if desired.
  • Follow-up support – Facilitation of follow-up discussion, negotiation, or simply maintenance of warm contacts in Japan.
  • Japan entity setup – Depending on a variety of factors, it may or may not be necessary/advisable to establish a corporate entity in Japan prior to project kickoff. We can support all strategic and tactical decisions, as well as execution, in this area.
  • Project development and execution – Together with our strategic partners, we can provide any project development and management services that are required.
  • Project monitoring/coordination – If the project(s) is/are structured in a way that doesn’t result in client sending staff here, we can continue in a local point of contact/project monitoring/coordination role as needed. We can also help recruit person(s) needed for any local roles, full-time or part-time.

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