Market research and insights, regional business setup, business development, business intelligence, M&A, and lobbying are among the specialized services provided by Venia International. The firm is led by Sebastien Clamorgan, an entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience gained in the field.
With more than 3,000 people employed, Venia International is a global consulting and investment firm whose aim is to open the doors to companies’ successful market entry. Founded by Sebastien Clamorgan, the firm is mainly focused on the African and Middle Eastern markets and supports the creation of new companies, as well as the development of business activities in the area. As part of its services, Venia International provides top-class market research and insights, in order to help companies to identify and develop new business opportunities, thus strengthening their position in the reference market. The firm knows very well how crucial research and insights are in strategic planning, and the relevance of understanding market trends in order to impact performances. The firm, furthermore, provides advice on the most viable approach for profitable business, and, as an equity partner, provides a detailed understanding of market size, scopes, trends, and which business areas should be prioritized. The quality of Venia International’s expertise is guaranteed by the considerable number of successes Sebastien Clamorgan‘s firm achieved over the years: in addition to business development, mergers and acquisitions, and lobbying, indeed, the firm is active in building partnerships and joint ventures in different sectors of the industry, both in Africa and Europe.
On the strength of its prominent position as a reference point in Africa and the Middle East, the global consulting and investment firm owned by Sebastien Clamorgan plays a key role in building joint ventures and partnerships with international players, ranging from the fields of Shipping, Port Management and Port Project, to those of Logistics and Food & Beverage, just to name a few. In the Food & Beverage sector, the firm is part of a joint venture with Eat’n’go, a Nigerian restaurant group which became the exclusive master franchisee for big companies such as Cold Stone Creamery, a $1.5 billion company in the ice cream business, and Domino’s Pizza Nigeria, a $6 billion fast food giant. The partnership between Venia International and Eat’n’go includes as well the educational sector, in which they carried out the Slum2School project to support Nigerian children into school. Among the field of Logistics, Venia International helped Trucklog LTD, a transport company, to achieve market leadership in Sub-Saharan Africa and to become Lafarge’s best performer with regard to revenue and safety. Another important field among the ones of Sebastien Clamorgan‘s firm is Port Management, as showed by its role of deal maker, broker and representative of a stakeholder’ interests in the Badagry MegaPort and Free Zone. This project aims at creating one of the largest full-service port in Africa, in order to support a sustainable growth in Nigeria. Located sixty kilometres from Lagos, the project is being developed through a partnership between private entities and is designed to allow companies to take advantage of worldwide assets and expertise. Badagry MegaPort and Free Zone is among the initiatives carried out by Venia International and confirms the firm’s key role in supporting the development of business activities in Africa and the Middle East.