Business Analytics

Business Plan Development

Client:          LTD Magiplastic
Sponsor:       LTD Magiplastic
Duration:      August, 2017 – September, 2017

PMO conducted Business Plan development for LTD Magiplastic – a factory for producing the plastic boxes for the transportation and storage of various fruits and vegatables. Capacity of the plant will be 480 tons of product for the first year and would employee 22 local people. The project’s initial investment is 2 million GEL. Company expects to recieve 1.8 million GEL Loan from the bank which will be co-financed by the Enterprise Georgia.

Business Plan Development

Client:          Medgroup Georgia LLC/Bioli
Sponsor:       Medgroup Georgia LLC/Bioli
Duration:      April, 2017 – May, 2017

General objective of the project was to prepare development strategy plan, for 2 hectare recreational zone in Kojori forest. Our team worked on concept of the green space and revealed business development opportunities. PMO business consulting delivered strategy plan, business plan and action plan for two years.

Internal Policies Evaluation

Client:          Cartu Bank
Sponsor:       Cartu Bank
Duration:      September, 2016 – November, 2017

The purpose of the project was to review Cartu Bank’s policy / procedures of selling the financial products, assessing the practice of bank in terms of consumer protection, detect existing gaps and advise  the possible solutions. The document was prepared for submission to the National Bank of Georgia.

Market Research and Analysis

Client:          Credo MFI
Sponsor:       Credo MFI
Duration:      September, 2016 – November, 2017

The goal of the project was to support microfinance institution Credo transformation into banking institution and help them to develop banking products and services. For this reason PMO delivered detailed research of competitor banks’ products’ terms and conditions. The research included Retail, Micro and SME clients’ products terms.

Business Plan Development

Client:          Trunkel
Sponsor:       Trunkel
Duration:      March, 2016 – March, 2017

Business Plan Development for Ltd Austrian Trade bridge – Based on the plan, Ltd Austrian Trade Bridge will import Austrian food brand “Trunkel” food products in Georgia for HORECA by delivering good quality various sausage specialties to international brand hotels as well as restaurants having luxury line. apart from HORECA, there will be special shop in Vake region to offer high end sausage specialties to retail sector. Business plan has qualified in to startup state grant program handled by Partnership fund.

Market Research and Analysis

Client:          Georgian Innovations Agency
Sponsor:       Georgian Innovations Agency
Duration:      March, 2017 – September, 2017

General objective of the project was to develop Innovation and Technology sector study together with the study methodology, in order to provide Government of Georgia, International Aid organizations, Investors, Business sector and Academia with the replicable study instrument of the Innovation and Technology Sector in the country. Study report was developed by PMO team together with invited expert. as a result Georgia Innovation and Technology Agency received Methodology, Sector Study and directory of the ICT sector legal entities.

Research of Corporate Clients

Client:          Pasha Bank
Sponsor:       Pasha Bank
Duration:      March, 2015 – April, 2015

Pasha Bank is a corporate bank represented in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. Its aims are to research companies and their business relationships with neighboring countries and explore opportunities for service improvement.

PMO performed in depth face-to-face interviews with C-level Management in 152 selected companies. The collected information was analyzed and a report presented to the management of the bank.

 

Business Plan Development

Client:          Georgian Fruit Product
Sponsor:       Ministry of Agriculture, APMA
Duration:      December, 2014 – January, 2015

Georgian Fruit Product is a company which was planning to open a factory to produce Georgian traditional conserve products, including jams and traditional sauces. The objective of this project was to prepare a business plan for the factory, which would have an estimated capacity of 300 tonnes annually and employ 20 local people.

 

Business Plan Development

Client:          Tobi
Sponsor:       Ministry of Agriculture, APMA
Duration:      April, 2015 – May, 2015

Tobi is a fish producer in Eastern Georgia, providing various fish products to the local market. The objective of this project was to expand its existing facility, which would allow it to produce several types of semi-finished and finished fish products.

PMO consulting developed a business plan stipulating an initial project cost of 230,000 USD and planned annual turnover of 5 million GEL.

 

Business Plan Development

Client:          Invet
Sponsor:       Ministry of Agriculture, APMA
Duration:      March, 2015 – April, 2015

Invet is one of the biggest producers and importers of veterinary products in Georgia. Its annual turnover is 4 million GEL.

The objective of this project was to compose a business plan for building a factory which would produce semi-finished and granulated food for pigs, cows and chickens. It would have an estimated capacity of 4,000 tonnes annually and would employ 25 local people.

PMO consulting developed a business plan stipulating an initial project cost of 328,000 USD.

 

Market Analysis Project

Client:           Socar Energy Georgia/ Socar Georgia Petroleum
Sponsor:        Socar Energy Georgia/ Socar Georgia Petroleum
Duration:       February, 2015 – March, 2015

The goal of this project was to analyze the market. PMO Business Consulting studied the oil & gas industry in Georgia, identified retail market development potentials for various products and segments, analyzed Socar ’s key competitors and their positioning and strategies, analyzed Socar ’s market positions, fuel and CNG station efficiency and developed key recommendations for further development of the company’s market positions.

 

Business Plan Development

Client:           Gurulebi
Sponsor:        Ministry of Agriculture,APMA
Duration:       July, 2015 – August, 2015

Gurulebi was planning to build the first cornflake production plant in Georgia. Thiswould be situated in the Guriaregion and five different varieties of cornflake products.

The objective of this project was to develop a business plan which would incorporate the client’s new requirement. PMO consulting developed a business plan stipulating an initial project cost of 516,000 USD.

Grocery Retail Commercial Due Diligence

Client:          Foodmart/Spar
Sponsor:       Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
Duration:      January, 2015 – March, 2015

The objective of this project was to help FMO determine the potential benefits and challenges of the modern grocery retail market in Georgia and its key players in order to assess the potential of rebranding the grocery retail chain Foodmart into Spar.

PMO Business Consulting made a detailed study of traditional and modern markets, including elements such as pricing, products, supply chain, regulations, key demand drivers and key risks. Based on this report, FMO made the decision to issue a significant long term loan.

 

Business Plan Development

Client:           Kobuleti Tea
Sponsor:       Ministry of Agriculture, APMA
Duration:      November, 2014 – December, 2014

Kobuleti Tea is a Georgian company operating in the Kobuleti region. The objective of this project was to create a business plan for the renovation of an existing local factory whichhad produced tangerine concentrates in the early 90’s. The planned capacity of the renovated plant would be 80 tonnes annually.

The company planned to sell their production in the Republic of Dagestan, to a partner entity which solely produces nonalcoholic beverages.

 

Business Plan Development

Client:          Cooperative Iberia
Sponsor:       Ministry of Agriculture,APMA
Duration:      November, 2014 – December, 2014

Cooperative Iberia is a dried herb packaging factory in Western Georgia with a capacity of 500 tones and a workforce of 20 local employees. The objective of this project was to create a business plan. The creation of the cooperative included the opportunity to engage 3,000 local people in of the processing of their own production.

 

Business Plan Development

Client:          Iberia Fruits
Sponsor:       Ministry of Agriculture, APMA
Duration:      July, 2014 – August, 2014

Iberia Fruits is a factory producing dried forest fruits. It works in partnership with Georgian tea producing company Gurieli and the German company Martin Bauer and plans to expand its activities to the retail market. The estimated production capacity of the proposed new plant was 120 tonnes and it would have employed 20 local people. The objective of the project was to assist the company in developing a business plan.

 

Business Plan Development

Client:          Georgian Product Corporation
Sponsor:       Ministry of Agriculture, APMA
Duration:      March, 2014 – April, 2014

Georgian Product Corporation is a conserve factory in the Mtskheta Region, which can produce 500 tonnes of its products annually and employs 30 people.

The company sought technical assistance and support while it was preparing its business plan. PMO Business Consulting has developed a business plan in the name of the beneficiary to present to the Agricultural Project Management Agency.

 

Business Plan Development

Client:          Agricorp
Sponsor:       Ministry of Agriculture,  APMA
Duration:      May, 2014 – June, 2014

Agricorp is an animal feed production plant in Western Georgia which has the capacity to produce 5,400 tonnes of animal products annually and employs 26 people. It is seeking a loan from the APMA.

PMO Business Consulting developed a business plan for Agricorp which it presented to the Ministry of Agriculture in order to become eligible for the desired loan.

Juice and CSD Market study in Georgia

Client:           Healthy Water
Sponsor:       EBRD
Duration:      July, 2014 – August, 2014

The objective of this project was to assist the Bank in determining the value chain, supply and demand, pricing levels and product specifications for locally produced juices, nectars and CSD lemonades and analyze the market entry potential of Bank clients in order to help evaluate potential loan applications.

PMO Business Consulting conducted Commercial Due Diligence and prepared a comprehensive report on these issues.

 

Market Research and Analysis

Client:          Address
Sponsor:       EBRD, BAS Program
Duration:      June, 2014 – July, 2014

Address is one of the leading players in the clothing retail market in Georgia. It is the Georgian representative of several French and German clothing brands.

The objective of this project was to develop an expansion strategy. PMO Business Consulting conducted a large scale market analysis of consumers and their preferences. The research results helped the company make the optimal decisions regarding network expansion.

 

Corporate Restructuring

Client:          Patardzeuli
Sponsor:       EBRD, BAS Program
Duration:      December, 2013 – January, 2014

Patardzeuli is a poultry producing company. The objective of the project was to improve the overall performance of the company and help it raise more funds to finance production process modernisation and infrastructure development.

With the help of PMO Business Consulting, Patardzeuli LLC has managed to optimise costs and improve profitability.

 

Georgian Banking Sector and Competitors Overview

Client:          Pasha Bank
Sponsor:       Pasha Bank
Duration:      May, 2014 – July, 2014

The objective of this project was to research the Georgian banking sector and the main players in this market. PMO Business Consulting conducted sector specific market research and analyzed the main players, their strategy, customer groups and product lines. We then evaluated Pasha Bank’s position in the market in comparison to its competitors.

Based on the information obtained, we assisted Pasha Bank in strategy formulation for the period 2015-2017.

 

Development of the Business Plan for Cow Farm and Milk Processing Plant

Client:          LGB
Sponsor:       EBRD, BAS Program
Duration:      June, 2013 – July, 2013

LGB was a newly established company running a cow farm and milk processing plant, as well as, vegetable farm and storage facility. The objective of this project was to develop an expansion plan for a dairy farm which would double its size and give LGB the scope to develop a modern cheese production facility.

PMO Business Consulting studied the operation of the existing dairy farm and milk processing facility and developed a comprehensive business plan covering the expansion process. As a result, the company was able to increase its capacity and improve important financial indicators.

 

Bussiness Plan Developement for Farm and Storage Facility

Client:          LGB
Sponsor:       EBRD, BAS Program
Duration:      July, 2013 – August, 2013

The objective of the project was to develop a business plan for it including a market analysis for vegetables, marketing, management and investment plans and financial projections.

PMO Business Consulting worked closely with agricultural experts in order to develop a business model for the company and determine the optimal size of the necessary land and storage facilities. Combining these variables maximized the NPV, IRR and other important indicators of the project.

 

Commercial and Financial Due Diligence

Client:          Wissol Group
Sponsor:       EBRD
Duration:      August, 2013 – September, 2013

Wissol Group is one of the largest business groups in Georgia. It operates in multiple sectors including oil and gas, supermarkets, cafes and restaurants.

PMO Business Consulting conducted a detailed commercial and financial due diligence of Wissol Group on behalf of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The objective of this was to understand the Georgian petrol and CNG markets and identify value chains, demand drivers, competition, prices, profitability and the company’s strategy, financial situation and SWOT vector. Based on this analysis, EBRD provided a significant long term loan to Wissol Group.

 

Business Plan Development

Client:          Hotel Silovani
Sponsor:       Hotel Silovani
Duration:      June, 2013 –August, 2013

Hotel Silovani is a hotel in Racha. The objective of this project was to draw up a business plan for the hotel, which PMO Business Consulting did successfully.

 

Gino Wellness Rabat commercial Due Diligence

Client:          Gino Wellness Rabat
Sponsor:       Slovak Export-Import Bank
Duration:      May, 2012 – July, 2012

Gino Wellness Rabat is a luxury hotel located in Akhaltsikhe, in the Rabat tourist complex. The lender was interested in the viability of the business, the soundness of the forecasts and estimates prepared by project sponsors and the quality and availability of management and service staff at local level. The scope of the study also involved providing an overview of the Georgian economy and tax system and issues related to the expropriation of profits.

On the basis of PMO Business Consulting’s Commercial Due Diligence, Gino Wellness Rabat obtained a long term credit facility from the Slovak Export-Import Bank.

 

Commercial Due Diligence

Client:          EGAP, Czech Credit Insurance Corporation
Sponsor:       EGAP, Czech Credit Insurance Corporation
Duration:      May, 2012 – July, 2012

Gino Paradise is an aqua park, wellness and spa centre located near Tbilisi Sea. The objective of the project was to determine the viability of the business in order to help it acquire further sponsorship.

PMO Business Consulting conducted a commercial due diligence, analyzed the market for this business and assessed the viability of revenue forecasts and other assumptions. As a result, the company was able to raise a significant amount of money under the guarantee of EGAP.

 

Project Evaluation

Client:          Project Evaluation for Caucasus Environmental NGO Network
Sponsor:       Project Evaluation for Caucasus Environmental NGO Network
Duration:      September, 2012 – November, 2012

CENN is the largest and most influential environmental NGO in Georgia. It had implemented a large scale project in the field of capacity building of local communities regarding environmental issues, financed by the European Commission.

The role of PMO Business Consulting was to conduct an independent evaluation of the above mentioned project. We assessed its efficiency and effectiveness, the sustainability of its results and the relevance of the actions CENN had taken. We collected information at various levels from project stakeholders and developed a project evaluation document, which was shared with and reviewed by CENN and the project sponsor.

 

Feasibility Study

Client:           Terex
Sponsor:        Terex
Duration:       February, 2012 – March, 2012

Terex is a large Georgian construction company involved in the construction of transport infrastructure and hydro-power plants. Together with foreign partners it was planning to construct a large trading centre near the Georgia-Armenia border.

The objective of this project was to conduct a feasibility study and determine the viability of this business. PMO Business Consulting undertook this work successfully.

Cement Market in CIS Countries

Client:           International Research and Consulting Company
Sponsor:        International Research and Consulting Company
Duration:       May, 2012 – July, 2012

One of the international companies specializing in market research, publication and consulting was focusing on market studies in Central and Eastern Europe. The goal of this project was to research and analyze the cement market in the CIS, Georgian and Ukrainian markets and prepare a detailed report.

The project involved conducting a detailed analysis of the current market situation (from both the demand and supply sides). Based on this a projection was developed for the next five years. The report also provided detailed information and analyses regarding competition in the industry.