“You want to grow faster, domestically and abroad. Like you, businessmen increasingly face this fascinating challenge with sound criteria. But you know that you will be facing new and different challenges than the ones that you’re used to.
We know how to overcome these challenges successfully. We have been helping companies to establish businesses internationally for more than 25 years. You are in expert hands with us.
Our advisory services will help you manage your investment, get more and better funding, improve the relationship with your banks, save interest and costs, reduce risk and improve financial control.
Check out the examples of satisfied customers, and Erik Vermeulen’s bio, to learn more about our background and customers.
We hope you’ll join us soon!”
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In Spain, Erik maintains close relationships with more than 40 multinationals, and direct contacts with executives of more than 200 large companies in Spain. He also maintains excellent contacts with associations, banks, embassies and public entities.
His philosophy is based on providing innovative solutions, ‘teaching’ opportunities, developments and challenges to his customers.
Understanding and dealing with different business prospects, cultures and languages is key. His experience living and working in the Netherlands, Belgium, USA, Spain and Italy is essential in this respect. Erik is fluent in Dutch, English, Spanish and German.
Erik shares his knowledge on international business and finance during lectures to professional audiences.
Rabobank Nederland - Utrecht (Países Bajos)1988-1990
Rabobank International - Madrid (España)1991-1994
Rabobank International - Milán (Italia)2004-2005
Rabobank International - Madrid (Spain)2000-2008
International Business & Finance - Madrid (España)2015-2016
HEAO - Eindhoven (Países Bajos)1983-1986
European University en Amberes (Bélgica)1986-1987
Mención final: CUM LAUDE
University of San Francisco - San Francisco (EE UU)1987-1988
Get the funding you need, here and abroad, so that your business can grow. We have been sourcing and arranging financing through banks and other financial institutions and increasingly also through new and alternative sources of funding, for more than 25 years. With our assistance and experience, your application will succeed. Once approved, we will optimize the conditions for you, and you will have us on your side until all documentation is perfected, clear and without surprises.
As you grow your international activities and banking relationships, it gets more difficult to see, control and optimize your company’s cash. The same applies to your financial risks: changes in currency exchange rates, interest rates and developments in international markets all have an impact on your company. We help you better manage your group treasury, using adequate tools to automate processes, and gain clear insight in your positions. This way, you gain more control and time for strategic decisions.
We can help to increase the effectiveness of your credit management and collections of accounts receivable, so you no longer have to spend time in manual tasks, and focus on the relationship with your customers. We cooperate with the best in class providers of credit management tools.
Your gain: a decrease of DSO and unrecovered accounts receivable, lower working capital requirements, less usage of credit facilities and a better relationship with your clients.
Through the years, your company has increased the number of bank relationships and finance facilities. You have a myriad of credit facilities, loans, discount facilities, export lines, guarantees, supply chain finance facilities, etc. Often, with different banks, and differing terms and conditions. It’s time to optimize this situation, establishing a finance policy with clear funding goals for the current and future needs of your group. We help you to prepare and implement this policy, advise you on the most appropriate sources of funding, and assist you in applying and negotiating the facilities. You save interest and costs, rationalize the use of collateral and get more funding.
Very soon you will find information about our financial and investment tools. If you are interested in this service, please contact us (in the Contact section).
European group specialized in animal genetics requests our help to rationalize the financial structure of the group, particularly the various Spanish subsidiaries. We helped to reduce the number of banks and accounts, grouped and refinanced various credit facilities and loans. We reduced and optimized the amount of collateral needed, maintaining availability and flexibility of funding. The company has greatly reduced its interest and costs, improved its treasury control, and is much better prepared for future growth.
A large European group with import, distribution, sales and service centers for trucks in various countries, decided to establish a foothold in Madrid, and grow a network of branches throughout Spain. We partnered and advised to company in establishing their business, structuring the investment, and entering the market. We sourced and arranged all banking and financial needs, relationships and services, in good coordination with the company’s foreign headquarters and local management. The company continues to grow in the Spanish market.
A multinational group specialized in tire wholesale, built a brand new warehousing and distribution center in Spain, to adjust its capacity to the growing market opportunities in Spain and Portugal. We structured and obtained an innovative tailored finance solution, participated by foreign banks, who assigned this transaction as the ‘International Deal of the Year’ in 2013.
One of the largest horticultural companies in the Netherlands invested in new state-of-the-art glass greenhouse facilities in the south of Spain, for the production and packaging of vegetables, destined for northern European markets. We structured and provided a multi-million co-finance solution, provided in one deal by a Dutch and a local Spanish bank. This enabled the company to source its own high quality produce and supply its demanding clients year-round. A crucial competitive advantage.
The leading Spanish company in white label fresh fruit juices decided to establish a processing and bottling plant in the Netherlands. We advised and assisted the company in obtaining the financing needed to successfully accomplish this investment. The company is a great example of excellence in new product and concept innovation and development. The new plant in the Netherlands allows them to lower production costs, improve its margins, and increase its market share in the northern European markets.
By Erik Vermeulen | 09 May 16
Fontys University in Madrid. A delegation of Fontys University (Eindhoven NL) visited Madrid. In cooperation with the excellent team of ‘Invest
By Erik Vermeulen | 06 May 16
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Gran presentación en #ESADE con Leopoldo Boado @BoadoLama, director general de #Oracle para España y Benelux, hablando del impacto digital sobre
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