MCJ Lemagnen Associates Ltd/Excedea Consulting
Michel Lemagnen has 27 years’ experience in international business, working for companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 and for city, regional, national and international investment promotion and economic development agencies. For the last 20 years Michel has been working in international corporate location work (foreign direct investment). In 2010 he co-founded MCJ Lemagnen Associates Ltd www.mcjlemagnen.com
Michel has a particular expertise in the Nordics and Baltic Sea Region and MCJ Lemagnen Associates published a major study in 2016 : Corporate Investment Opportunities in the Nordics and Baltic Sea Region www.locationessentials.com
MCJ Lemagnen Associates is an Associate of Excedea, a leading advisor on international growth and financing, which has a key specialism in market entry and location work in emerging Europe. www.excedea.com
As Michel says “we’ve worked in a very wide range of industries and have fulfilled assignments on every continent – even Antarctica”.
Incentives and Opportunities: locating in Central and Eastern Europe
Whether inside or outside the EU, emerging European countries can and do offer real business opportunities. Their “value propositions” is typically: a hard working workforce, highly competitive costs, great contract suppliers and a good base for exporting both services and goods. Some of them have invested heavily in genuinely world-leading digital infrastructure and they all share an entrepreneurial outlook. They are all eager to attract foreign companies and have developed some attractive support packages to give companies a soft landing. Who’s best is a matter of perspective and fit with your business!