The liberalization of market economies and globalization requires German firms to prepare for opportunities not only in the new EU member countries, but also worldwide. This is the only way to survive in the globalized economy. Access to venture capital and protection from risk in international projects is of great importance for the companies involved in such business. The increasing pressure from competition on global level, creativity in Project Preparation, Project Implementation and Financing Arrangements will be the decisive factor in acquiring new business. There are several ways in obtaining funds to secure financing for international projects: Utilization of the Financing Programs of Development Banks, Classical Export Financing with Hermes-Guarantees, Structured Project-Financing. To develop and maintain such expertise within the own company is not necessary and also not cost effective. It is, however, mandatory to be well aware of all practical and structural issues for a successful entry into the market.
PFI’s Core Competencies are
PFI includes a Network of Experts with extended experience in these areas and has cooperation with companies that are very active on the international market.
For Companies to optimally utilize and implement such financing-methodology, specialist know-how with extended experience in and exposure to this complex matter is a prerequisite. It is, however, neither necessary to develop and maintain such expertise within the own company is not necessary nor is it cost effective. It is, however, mandatory to be well aware of all practical and structural issues for a successful entry into the market.
Using PFI as an external “Competence-Centre” ensures efficient and effective support and provides the basis for a successful and economical implementation of a project