Taking care of your investments in Brazil
“The ability to deal with the specificities of Brazil is an advantage that can determine the outcome of a local operation.”
GM Venture is consulting and management company established in 2006 and based in São Paulo.
We support foreign companies’ investments in Brazil with particular focus on:
- Day-to-day activities (company, branch management)
- Extraordinary activities (M&A, market penetration)
Why GM Venture
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What our clients say about us
"GM Venture understands the complexity of the legal, financial and fiscal dynamics of Brazil. In addition, they have a qualified network, certainly something to be considered an asset for companies that, like Eataly, have decided to invest in Brazil"
CFO – Eataly
"We had an expansion process in Brazil with several acquisitions. We found GM Venture to be a trustworthy partner, able to act effectively in the delivery of complex projects that the team was involved"
CEO – Azimut
"We use GM Venture’s services with satisfaction and we always get quick answers and accurate analysis."
Direttore Finanziario Illycaffè S.p.A.
"We started with GM Venture for our branch in Brazil. In a short period of time we imported several containers, guarded strategic customers and started our expansion in Brazil, delegating the non-core business to them and concentrating on development."
Managing Director, Olimpia Splendid S.p.A.
"We already had a branch in Brazil, but we wanted to change gear. The choice was to hire GM Venture to have a more structured and professional management and allow us to dedicate ourselves serenely to development in a country that has continental dimensions and with considerable tax complexity."
General Manger, Pandora Green Italia
"As part of the establishment of our Brazilian branch, we have chosen GM Venture as a technical partner in the south territory. In the initial phase we shared our normative and bureaucratic needs which needed to be accomplished, in the business path and operating model. Comprehensive and competent assistance has enabled our branch to begin very quickly and with clear and well-defined operational schemes. Today, GM Venture manages the entire finance, administrative and accounting part for us, completely freeing our resources from these activities, which can therefore be totally oriented towards the active management of the business. Definitely a highly effective and professional satisfaction collaboration."
Senior Partner of Temsi Italia & Senior Partner and CEO of Temsi do Brasil
"Neomobile is the market leader in Italy, Brazil, Spain, France, Mexico and Turkey, working on the field of mobile payment in more than 70 countries offering its partners the ability to distribute and monetize digital content and services through the mobile. ‘’From this point of view, we are very pleased with our Brazilian start up, which took place in 2008. We have managed to put together a winning team and grow rapidly. From the early phase of the project, it was essential to have a partner like GM Venture giving us support and continuing to assist us with the upmost efficiency in business development processes’’"
Founder, CEO and then Board Member – Neomobile
"We have known GM Genture for almost 10 years now, during this period Sparco has used its professionalism and capacity to face corporate reorganization processes and management of our Brazilian branche, a business insert in a degree of complexity with the issue of importation and production of goods with the Sparco brand"
CEO – Sparco
“In order to realize these strategies, local partners have always supported Redecam. Actually, in Brazil, we have cooperated with Graziano Messana who represents the perfect balance between the Italian nature and attitudes and his knowledge of the Country, its networks and potential. Graziano Messana has actively participated the project’s start up and has assisted us to deal with the difficulties related to the Brazilian requirements. This important contribution has allowed us to focus on our business and resources in order to implement technology and services to our clients.”
Chairman – Redecam Group S.r.l.
"We are pleased to say that our Brazilian startup, token place in 2011, was extremely successful. We put together a winning team and chose an essential partner such as GM Venture to support us to start quickly our activities in Brazil, goods importation, general and cash management as well as business development activities."
Former MD – Liberty
"We have known Mr. Graziano Messana and GM Venture’s innovative business model since 2010. Fiera Milano has acquired a majority share of a known Brazilian company from the exhibition sector and we have charged GM Venture and Mr. Messana initially as advisor, then as interim CFO and at last as General Manager. I have to say that all top management of Fiera Milano is very satisfied. We are traded in the stock exchange in the STAR segment. The dedication to the assigned projects, the respect to the financial deadlines e and the ability to negotiate in difficult situations articulating with Brazilian partners are some of the strong points that I can testimony in these years of intense work in Brazil, a country that we want to continue investing"
Chief International Officer – Fiera Milano
"A professional team with an ethical conduct. We have started our green field project with them and got along very well. We have understood rapidly in an initial phase, as delicate as can be a start up in Brazil, which were the opportunities and threats that a complex country like this could offer us”. Success case of opening of a gelato chain in Brazil with more than 70 sales points. Currently, the company is preparing its expansion to the USA"
CEO e fundador – Bacio di Latte
"Brazil offers extraordinary business possibilities for Italia Independent products. The nomination of Graziano Messana together with the support of GM Venture represents an important step in the creation of a solid and prepared team. This choice is due to his long and mature local experience in assisting Italian companies arriving in Brazil, to his professionalism and, lastly, due to his easy cultural and linguistic transit that allow us to accelerate our strategic decisions"
Co-founder – Italia Independent
Some of our clients
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