Market opportunity in the smart energy segment in North America
Evaluated the energy distribution, automation, remote power, demand response enabling hardware and software market opportunities by analyzing vendor landscape, trends, regulation, research programs, and important pilots and demonstrations.
Partner selection for a French machine tools manufacturer
Studied market size and structure, key players, products, trends, government policies / regulations, drivers and inhibitors. Close to 100 manufacturers were interviewed / assessed, and 18 short-listed targets were profiled.
Partner identification and selection for large capacity UPS’ and inverters
The client's strategic intent was to lower production costs by sourcing from Asia. This sourcing study assessed the target companies manufacturing capabilities - especially in 100-2000 kVA range, and expertise in IGBT & PCBs. Three suppliers were short-listed after interactions with management, dealers and customers.
Market intelligence on international microgrid projects
The client required insights on the investment opportunities in international microgrid projects. The multi-country analyzed microgrid projects and participants, with a focus on South Asia (India, China, Australia, New Zealand), South America (Argentina, Brazil, Mexico), Japan and Korea.
India entry strategy for a large international publisher of school books
A study to assess the potential for selling the existing international school book titles of the client in international schools and reputed private schools in selected cities in India. In-depth interviews with senior officials at selected target schools in Mumbai and Delhi provided actual key influencer insights.
Investment opportunity study on distance learning & vocational institutes
A potential foreign investor wanted to understand the investment opportunity of distance learning and vocational institutes in India. The study involved establishing the prospects for these sectors by gathering industry insights through in-depth interviews with leading players in the industry, experts and consultants.
Brand perception study for an asset management company
Evaluated the brand's image in the minds of Indian investors and potential synergies from partnering with a leading multinational asset management company. The study involved more than a hundred interviews with investors, brokers, distributors and advisors, and helped the client fine tune their branding and positioning strategy.
Industry report on factoring services in India for a French company
Estimated current and projected demand for factoring services in India. Analyzed the competitive landscape, trends, drivers, pricing and profitability of industry players. Insights from interviews with industry executives and experts helped the client fine tune their India strategy.
Equity research & ongoing coverage for an Asian investment bank
Developed in-house financial models to evaluate & track selected companies' operations, financials, strategies, industry outlook, management, valuations and earnings risks. Developed models for a variety of businesses: banking, hospitality, real estate, power, IT, manufacturing, chemicals, etc.
Market assessment for a US-based online broking company
Assessed the market potential for online trading of US stocks by Indian investors and analyzed relative attractiveness of different partnering models. Interviewed more than 75 brokers, 200 retail investors, consultants and experts in India.