Making your UK Entry a Success

We offer flexible, responsive support to ambitious companies to deliver break through solutions and help realise UK expansion goals.

Assisting Companies Enter the UK

A Proven Track Record

We are privileged to assist Clients from around the world enter the UK, helping a wide spectrum of companies of different size, maturity and market sector.

Our approach means that whatever your market sector, specialism or target market, we can provide you with the right local insights, tools, support and connections to help make your entry into the UK a success.

As well as helping international Clients with inward investment and UK market entry, we also help our UK-based Clients who are seeking business expansion opportunities abroad.

Market sectors we have advised on in the last 12 months

Technology

Media Services

FMCG

Retail

Engineering

  • FinTech
  • Gaming
  • IT Services
  • Software Platform
  • Big Data & Hosting
  • Web/App Development
  • Digital Media
  • Communications
  • Food & Drink
  • Wine
  • Skincare
  • Toiletries
  • New Retail Chain
  • Household Products
  • Fashion & Clothing
  • Waste Management
ProvinciaNet
Argentina’s Leading offshore software services provider: Trade Horizons represented PN in their first year of UK business establishment.

“We engaged Trade Horizons to help us identify and prioritise the best business opportunities in the UK from our wide domestic service portfolio and to help adapt and refine the proposition and messaging for those services. Their approach was structured but flexible enough to accommodate our tactical priorities. The support we received in implementing our business development activities allowed us to maximise our reach and accelerate our integration into the UK business ecosystem. We would happily work with them again.”

ProvinciaNet, Mariano Garcia Malarian
Veolia
Global leading sustainable resource management company: project was to identify a global development strategic road map.

“Trade Horizons helped us identify new business development approaches and opportunities to strengthen our competitive position across international markets – to transform our performance, accelerate growth and maximise our enterprise value.”

Veolia, Executive VP
Irion
Italian EIM Solutions: engaged TH for the full ‘Prepare’ Programme and continue to work with us as they progress their next phase of market entry.

“Trade Horizons demonstrated their expertise and ability to understand our specific business requirements and challenges during the entire development of our UK Market Entry Plan. As a result we now understand where we need to adjust our business model and have defined the key drivers for success. Their local expertise enabled us to understand and identify the market trends, players, UK target clients and prospective partners so that we are able to focus our energies in the right direction, and their flexible approach was adaptable to our business rhythm. Hoping to have the opportunity to continue to do business together.”

Irion, Alberto Damiani

Recent Client Projects

Prepare

Defining the focus for UK market entry and a staged plan for European expansion thereafter was key for a rapidly growing, successful mid-sized Latin American company.
Crucial to a go/no go UK market entry decision for this South American Company was the assessment of potential sales opportunities.
Development of a UK go-to-market plan, strategy and associated business case for a young European FinTech company. Initial assumptions about entering the UK were completely transformed by working with a UK market expert and the insight research conducted on their behalf. This enabled them to accelerate their UK entry by focusing them on selecting the right type of partner and honing their business proposition to this target group.

Implement

Assistance with the development of a sales pipeline through lead generation activities and target customer introductions for an offshore tech services business.
Working collaboratively with a European Tech Company in their first stages of market entry, to develop UK partnerships for creating a new sales pipeline.
Retained by this South American Company to execute the initial stages of their market entry execution by managing the representative office and all sales and marketing activities.

Growth

Development of the global strategic plan and roadmap for this well known European waste management MNC, identifying and prioritizing countries and targets to help them fulfill their international expansion objectives.
A market selection and prioritization project for a UK FMCG company seeking new income streams in Asia and the US.
As a precursor to developing their business plan for international expansion, an ‘international readiness audit’ was undertaken. This included an evaluation of finance, operations, people, processes and systems, and practical help with required improvements, including recruitment, financial and operational systems management.

Export

Develop UK sales and manage the marketing and distribution for a South American wine producer. Additionally, assess the market opportunity for developing their first own brand for the UK off-trade.
Develop the strategy and identify opportunities for the sales and distribution for young European designer on-trade glassware. Execution of plan.
Research and development of a strategy to bring an innovative leisure product into the UK for an Eastern European entrepreneurial company.

Client Testimonials

“Trade Horizons introduced and represented us to the key financial and venture capital community we needed in order to facilitate our UK market entry. Their network and expertise of what is required to make a successful market entry is invaluable.”
Brazilian Social Enterprise Tech Company, Founder
“I was very impressed with their quick understanding of our business needs and situation, the speed of their service, their depth of knowledge and commercial insights, and the professionalism and intellectual rigour demonstrated throughout the period of engagement.”
Veolia, Executive VP
“Trade Horizons steered us easily through what had appeared to be a difficult, complex and lengthy task in a matter of months, which has meant real savings in terms of both time and costs.”
Daniel Galvin Jnr Ltd, Owner
“Trade Horizons is a great gateway through which to enter the UK market.”
LatAm Tech Company, Founder & CEO
“This is exactly the kind of support and rigour that we’d like our portfolio companies to receive as they enter new markets.”
BuscaPe, VP Business Development
“Trade Horizons take overseas companies through every single process that is important and necessary in order for overseas companies to come here (UK) and setup and be successful.”
UKTI, Inward Investment Manager
“Trade Horizons market know-how helped us identify the best market entry strategy for the UK, and focused our energies in the right direction to target Clients and partners.”
Irion, Marketing & International Partnership Manager