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Opportunities for Market Expansion, Trade and Investment In Romania in 2024

Opportunities for Market Expansion, Trade and Investment in Romania in 2024

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What are the Opportunities for Market Expansion, Trade and Investment In Romania in 2024? 

What are the market expansion and investment opportunities up-dates regarding the Romanian market?

Here is the latest FRD Center analysis available for free download at this link:
https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/MARKET-EXPANSION-TRADE-INVESTMENT-OPPS-IN-ROMANIA-2024-FRD-Center-1.pdf

SECTORS OF INTEREST
1 – building and construction – https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/11/are-you-looking-for-opportunities-in.html
2 – public and private hospitals investments – https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/11/what-are-opportunities-for-medtech.html
3 – industrial manufacturing and metalworking – https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/09/are-you-looking-to-outsource-production.html
4 – animal farming development
5 – energy efficiency, photovoltaic, cogeneration, biofuels – https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/10/how-to-increase-energy-efficiency-in.html
6 – BPO and software development outsourcing
7 – circular economy, recycling, waste management – https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/12/romania-biofuel-production-and-waste-to.html

What do you know about Going Global to Romania? International expansion to Emerging Europe can be an opportunity worth considering. Nevertheless it requires careful preparation, reliable market assessment from a trustworthy and reputable market research firm, such as FRD Center.

According to the official data published by the National Bank of Romania, the foreign direct investments in Romania reached 5.060 billion EUR in the first nine months of 2023.

What are the Opportunities for Market Expansion, Trade and Investment In Romania in 2024? 

As for the GDP, it increased y-t-y by 1.1% as gross series in the first nine months of 2023. It is expected to record a real growth rate of 2% in 2023, according to the National Commission for Strategy and Prognosis.

Are you looking to expand to Romania and Eastern Europe? Perhaps the FRD Center team can be of assistance to you. Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro with your own requirements for local assistance.

For over 23 years, FRD Center has been assisting foreign companies identify opportunities for Market Expansion, Trade and Investment in Romania and other Central and South Eastern European countries.

In spite of the the war in Ukraine, international players have been developing their operations in Romania.

For example, over the last three years, Unilever invested EUR 48 mEUR in their Ploiesti Food Factory, expanding it from 6,000 sqm to 17,000 sqm. It is now one of the most modern Unilever facilities in Europe and, starting with 2024, it will focus exclusively on food production.

According to the official data published by the National Bank of Romania, the foreign direct investments in Romania reached 5.060 billion EUR in the first nine months of 2023.

What are the Opportunities for Market Expansion, Trade and Investment In Romania in 2024?

As it results from the FRD Center analysis, in the first nine months of 2023 compared to the same period of the previous year, the turnover in the manufacturing industry in Romania increased by 1.8% in nominal terms, while the new orders in this sector rose by 4.9%.

Are you looking to expand to Romania and Eastern Europe? Perhaps the FRD Center team can be of assistance to you. Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro with your own requirements for local assistance.

For over 23 years, FRD Center has been assisting foreign companies identify opportunities for Market Expansion, Trade and Investment in Romania and other Central and South Eastern European countries.

In regards to the current market expansion and investment opportunities up-dates, here are more details in the FRD Center analysis at this link: 

https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/MARKET-EXPANSION-TRADE-INVESTMENT-OPPS-IN-ROMANIA-2024-FRD-Center-1.pdf

In regards to the manufacture of computers, electronic and optical products in Romania, according to the FRD Center analysis, in the first nine months of 2023 it recorded a y-t-y growth as gross series of 10.4% while the manufacture of road transport vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers increased by 5.4%.

The volume of the construction works in Romania increased by 6.6% as gross series in the first eight months of 2022 compared to the same period of 2021, as it results from the FRD Center analysis.

Romania will benefit of 29.18 bn EUR European funding through the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP).

One of the sectors to receive funding through the NRRP is the Romanian hospital sector. They will receive 1.7 bnEUR to develop the hospital infrastructure and 400 mEUR for the digitalization of the healthcare system in Romania.

What are the Opportunities for Market Expansion, Trade and Investment In Romania in 2024? 

Also through the NRRP, Romania receives 1.3 bn EUR for waste management projects and must implement the planned projects by 2026. One priority is the digitization of the waste management sector.

Romania has qualified professionals with Industry 4.0 skills and a developed IT infrastructure allowing the implementation of the latest technologies in the sector of the autonomous mobile robots.

According to Eurostat, with a production of 2.6 million of bicycles in 2022, Romania is the second largest manufacturer of bicycles in the EU.

Are you looking to expand to Romania and Eastern Europe? Perhaps the FRD Center team can be of assistance to you. Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro with your own requirements for local assistance.

For over 23 years, FRD Center has been assisting foreign companies identify opportunities for Market Expansion, Trade and Investment in Romania and other Central and South Eastern European countries.

According to the Global Innovation Index 2022 of the World Intellectual Property Organization, Romania ranks 11th among 132 countries for the ICT services exports (% total trade).

Romania is one of the leading countries in the region in terms of BPO, ITO and SSC. Major global companies opened centres in Romania for R&D, business services, custom software development etc. According to the Association of Business Service Leaders, Romania ranks 2nd place in Europe and 6th place worldwide among countries operating in the business services industry.

What are the Opportunities for Market Expansion, Trade and Investment In Romania in 2024?

In respect to agriculture, Romania is one of the largest players in Europe, with the utilised total agricultural surface of around 14 million hectares.

In the 2022 – 2023 commercial year, Romania was the second-biggest grain exporter of the EU.

In regards to the current market expansion and investment opportunities up-dates, here are more details in the FRD Center analysis at this link:

https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/MARKET-EXPANSION-TRADE-INVESTMENT-OPPS-IN-ROMANIA-2024-FRD-Center-1.pdf

SECTORS OF INTEREST

1 – building and construction

2 – public and private hospitals investments

3 – industrial manufacturing and metalworking

4 – animal farming development

5 – energy efficiency, photovoltaic, cogeneration, biofuels

6 – BPO and software development outsourcing

7 – circular economy, recycling, waste management

Within the National Programme for the rehabilitation of the irrigation infrastructure, the Romanian Government approved in August 2022 allocations from the national budget of 1.5 bn EUR by 2027, with the target is to increase the irrigated surface of Romania from 1.8 million hectares to 2.6 million hectares.

The National Strategic Plan 2023 – 2027 – Investments in Agriculture has a budget of 1.7 bn EUR for 2023 in Romania. Examples of relevant funding lines are: investments in zootechnical sector, modernisation of the irrigation infrastructure, purchase of agricultural machinery for the vegetal sector, support for setting up young farmers, investments in small farms.

In regards to the current market expansion and investment opportunities up-dates, here are more details in the FRD Center analysis at this link:

https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/MARKET-EXPANSION-TRADE-INVESTMENT-OPPS-IN-ROMANIA-2024-FRD-Center-1.pdf

Are you looking to expand to Romania and Eastern Europe? Perhaps the FRD Center team can be of assistance to you. Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro with your own requirements for local assistance.

For over 23 years, FRD Center has been assisting foreign companies identify opportunities for Market Expansion, Trade and Investment in Romania and other Central and South Eastern European countries.

Are you considering market expansion to Romania and Emerging Europe?

Here are some insights from Business News Daily:

“Expanding to every market where you could potentially succeed doesn’t always make sense. Narrow down the countries and territories you’re considering based on your research. For example, choose a location where you won’t face competition or a nearby country that allows you to use your current suppliers.

When you focus on markets that will be easy to enter and thrive in, you set yourself up for continued growth and future expansion.

  1. Consult with experts about your international expansion.

It’s never a good idea to go into a new business venture blind. Speaking with experts can help your international expansion go off without a hitch.

Mea recommends consulting a market research firm to help determine when, where and how to enter a new country. “[They] can provide in-depth insights into target markets, including customer preferences, competitive landscape and regulatory requirements.””

The full article “Going Global: How to Expand Your Business Internationally”

is available at this link: https://www.businessnewsdaily.com/8211-expand-business-internationally.html

Here are some insights from Horizons:

“Expand globally for growth opportunities

Market research often reveals that there is a unique opportunity for your product or service in a target country or countries. For example, it may be the case that:

You produce a product that is not currently available in that country

Your competitors are not yet operating in that country and you seek to be ‘first to market’

The target market has shown a particular interest in the types of products or services that your company sells.

In any of these cases, global expansion will be an essential part of your growth strategy. ”

The full article “Global Expansion: 5 Benefits of Expanding Your Business Internationally” is available at this link: https://joinhorizons.com/5-benefits-global-business-expansion/

Are you looking for opportunities in the Romanian Building Sector?

Opportunities in the Romanian Building Sector

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Are you looking for opportunities in the Romanian Building Sector? Contact the FRD Center team at email: europa@frdcenter.ro

For more details, feel free to consult the link: https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/11/are-you-looking-for-opportunities-in.html

Here are some details of potential interest for you summarised by FRD Center in the report “Building Sector in Romania – 2023” available for free download at the link: https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Building-Sector-in-Romania.pdf

Did you know that the construction engineering works increased by 33.6% in Romania in the first seven months of 2023 compared to the corresponding period of the previous year? (source: INS)

According to the official data from the National Institute of Statistics, in the first seven months of 2023, the volume of construction works in Romania increased by 12.4% as gross series, compared to the same period of 2022. Furthermore, the volume of the construction works increased by 12.9% as gross series in 2022 compared to 2021.

Are you looking for opportunities in the Romanian Building Sector? Contact the FRD Center team at email: europa@frdcenter.ro

According to Cushman & Wakefield Echinox, the construction and real estate sector in Romania attracted foreign direct investments (FDI) of around 1.2 bn EUR in 2022, thus this sector reaching a share of 17.2% in the total FDI balance.

As it results from the data published by the National Commission for Strategy and Prognosis in August 2023, the construction sector in Romania is forecasted to record y-o-y growths of 6.5% in 2023, 8.7% in 2024, 10% in 2025, 8% in 2026 and 6.7% in 2027.

Are you looking for opportunities in the Romanian Building Sector? Contact the FRD Center team at email: europa@frdcenter.ro

The DEMO report “Building Sector in Romania – 2023”published by FRD Center has the following SUMMARY:

Romanian Building Sector market size

  • Estimations
  • Current developments
  • Expected evolution

Examples of Major Projects

  • Infrastructure
  • Defense, Commercial, Industrial, Logistic, Residential

Romanian Players analysis

  • land and tunneling contractors
  • electrical installations contractors
  • civil and industrial building contractors
  • water, gas, plumbing, HVAC contractors

For more details, feel free to consult the link: https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/11/are-you-looking-for-opportunities-in.html

For the free download of the FRD Center report “Building Sector in Romania – 2023” go to the link: https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Building-Sector-in-Romania.pdf

Here is a brief sample:

Infrastructure Development in the Romanian Defense Sector

Over two billion lei were allocated for Romanian defense infrastructure investment works for the year 2023. Up to September, works worth 493.63 mRON have been executed and settled. The estimated value of the NATO NSIP projects in Romania for the period 2023-2027 is 149.9 mEUR. Romania allocates 2.5% of her GDP to the Defense Sector as part of the NATO structures.

Examples of biggest Investment Projects coordinated by the Romanian Defense Ministry (2023-2027) 

The infrastructure of the 57th Air Base from the 888 Mihail Kogalniceanu barracks, an investment  with total value of about 2.576 bnEUR

Realization of the necessary infrastructure for the Southeast Multinational Corps Command in barracks 562 Sibiu, with the total value of the investment being 549.172 mRON

Infrastructure in the 3600 Mihai Bravu barracks, the total value of the investment being 1.148 bnRON. The duration of the works is estimated at 66 months.

Infrastructure works necessary for the functioning of the National Military College “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” in barracks 3607 Constanta, investment whose technical-economic indicators were approved by Government Decision no. 309/2021, the total value of the investment being 206.7 mRON. The duration of the works is estimated at 48 months

For the free download of the FRD Center report “Building Sector in Romania – 2023” go to the link: https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Building-Sector-in-Romania.pdf

Are you looking for opportunities in the Romanian Building Sector? Contact the FRD Center team at email: europa@frdcenter.ro

For over 23 years FRD Center has been generating upon demand from foreign Clients market reports and sector studies including in the Building and Construction Sector in Romania and other markets in Emerging Europe.

For foreign Clients active in the Building and Construction Sector, the FRD Center team has been organizing in-coming and out-going Trade Missions and selected B2B meetings with relevant local players in Romania for over 23 years.

For more details, feel free to consult the link: https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/11/are-you-looking-for-opportunities-in.html

Through Strategic Business  Introductions at Decision Maker level, FRD Center has been assisting foreign Clients generate long-term relations in Romania and other markets in Emerging Europe, including in the Construction Sector.

Here is a brief sample from the FRD Center report “Building Sector in Romania – 2023”:

CN APDM SA, the port authority and the administrator of the ports located on the Romanian fluvial-maritime sector of the Danube, has an active portfolio of 18 investment projects, with a value of approximately 330 mEUR, which benefit from non-refundable European co-financing.

One of the most important of these is the “Galati Multimodal Platform” investment program, which aims to develop an intermodal terminal with a capacity of 150,000 TEU/year in the port of Galati.

Are you looking to develop strategic partnerships with Romanian players in the building and construction sector? Here is one of the companies the FRD Center has analysed in the report “Building Sector in Romania – 2023”:

Founded in 1994 by Romanian entrepreneurs, Arcada is a major construction contractor. With some 800 employees, its turnover exceeded 108 mEUR in 2022, 62% higher compared to 2021. One of the company’s main projects is the construction of the railway connecting the Bucharest North Railway Station and the Otopeni Airport.

For more Romanian Players analysis – such as:

  • land and tunneling contractors
  • electrical installations contractors
  • civil and industrial building contractors
  • water, gas, plumbing, HVAC contractors

consult the FRD Center report “Building Sector in Romania – 2023” at the link: https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Building-Sector-in-Romania.pdf

For over 23 years, FRD Center has been assisting foreign companies identify, select and approach at Decision Maker level local relevant firms, according to their selection criteria and requirements, in view of generating strategic partnerships. Full details in the presentation at the link:
https://www.frdcenter.ro/b2b-business-matchmaking/

New suppliers search in Emerging Europe.

Are you looking to outsource production to East-European manufacturers?

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How to find and select reliable manufacturing partners and new suppliers in Romania and Eastern Europe? How to analyse their capabilities, the technologies they use and their offering? New suppliers search in Emerging Europe.

Go to this link for details: https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/09/are-you-looking-to-outsource-production.html

Perhaps the FRD Center team can be of assistance to you. Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro with your own requirements for local new suppliers and strategic partners for outsourcing your manufacturing.

For over 23 years, FRD Center has been assisting foreign companies identify, select and approach at Decision Maker level local Romanian and East European reliable new suppliers and manufacturers according to the foreign Clients’ specific requirements. New suppliers search in Emerging Europe.

What is the situation of using die-casting and metal injection molding in Emerging Europe?

Are you looking for local players in Eastern Europe which can offer metalworking and precision manufacturing according to your requirements? Are you looking to outsource production to East-European manufacturers?

Recently, the FRD Center team was hired to conduct a Search & Selection project in Emerging Europe, looking for suitable local players in the metalworking sector. These players use die-casting and injection molding and manufacture zinc handles, faucets, hinges, shackles etc.

The project is being carried out by FRD Center and the local consultants in Romania, Bulgaria, Poland and the Czech Republic. So far a minimum number of 30 players have been selected in each of the countries.

The Client which hired FRD Center to consult such a search and selection process for new suppliers and new vendors is a major player listed on the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) with main HQ in the United States of America. New suppliers search in Emerging Europe.

Are you looking for local players in Eastern Europe which can offer metalworking and precision manufacturing according to your requirements? Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro with your own requirements for local new suppliers and strategic partners for outsourcing your manufacturing.

What is the situation of using die-casting and metal injection molding in Emerging Europe? Are you looking to outsource production to East-European manufacturers?

For more details on the New Suppliers Search and Selection process and methodology used by the FRD Center team and local partners under the FRD Center management please consult the FRD Center presentation at the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/FRD-Center-New-Suppliers-Search-and-Selection-services-Presentation.pdf

Here are some examples of the companies that FRD Center and the local consultants have identified and selected in Emerging Europe according to the American Client’s criteria:

Slezák – RAV CZ  s.r.o. is a Czech company specialised in the manufacturing of water taps, bathroom faucets and many other articles for piping and plumbing. Some examples are:

Sensor taps

Water heater mixers

Shower box mixers

Design taps

Showers for outdoor swimming pools

Other water taps and custom made taps

Bathroom accessories

Are you looking to outsource production to East-European manufacturers?

ARMATURA KRAKÓW S.A. is a Polish producer of modern solutions in the area of sanitary and heating fittings. They manufacture a wide range of bathroom and kitchen faucets, taps, mixers, aluminium radiators, as well as valves and central heating fittings using technologies such as die-casting and injection moulding.

Additionally, the company offers and is specialised in:

producing high-pressure aluminium alloy castings weighing up to 8 kg,

producing aluminium casting moulds according to the documentation,

producing spare parts for moulds (e.g. shot sleeves, sliders, guiding posts, etc.),

producing forging dies,

producing punching and stamping dies,

producing assembly and processing equipment,

producing special tools (e.g. drills, cutters, soldered tools),

overhauling casting moulds and tooling,

producing a wide range of spare parts for machines,

lathing, milling, drilling, grinding, polishing, and sharpening.

According to the official registry, their turnover in 2022 was of 38.5 mEUR

For more details about New suppliers search in Emerging Europe, email us at europa@frdcenter.ro with your own requirements for local new suppliers and strategic partners for outsourcing your manufacturing.

Are you looking to outsource production to East-European manufacturers?

Rubitech Romania SRL is part of the Dutch group, Rubitech which develop, manufacture and deliver die casting components. Their Romanian operations, manufacture door handles as well as other die-casting objects. In 2022, their turnover reached 8.7 mEUR.

The Rubitech group specialize in developing and producing aluminum die casting parts for complex applications.

Are you looking for local players in Eastern Europe which can offer metalworking and precision manufacturing according to your requirements? Are you looking to outsource production to East-European manufacturers?

What is the situation of using die-casting and metal injection molding in Emerging Europe?

How to find and select reliable manufacturing partners and new suppliers in Romania and Eastern Europe? How to analyse their capabilities, the technologies they use and their offering? New suppliers search in Emerging Europe.

Perhaps the FRD Center team can be of assistance to you. Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro with your own requirements for local new suppliers and strategic partners for outsourcing your manufacturing.

In regards to the advantages of outsourcing manufacturing in Emerging Europe, Jackie Bojor of FRD Center has contributed with an article with the title “Outsourcing Manufacturing to Romania and the Region – Risk or Opportunity?”  in the AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology.

Here are some excerpts from the article:

“One of the advantages of nearshoring production in the Emerging European low cost countries is the available options of new suppliers and vendors. Most of the professionals in the manufacturing sector in countries such as Romania, Poland, Czechia, Hungary are tech-savvy, skilled and cost-effective. They speak English or German or both and many have an engineering degree.”

“Having been part of the European supply chain since the 1800s, industrial areas in countries such as Czechia, Slovakia, Romania, Poland, Hungary etc. benefitted from investments and development even during the communist regimes. Once democracy was restored in the 1990s, to this day, their governments consider them a priority and technological up-grading takes place on a regular basis. Foreign investment as well as local entrepreneurs contribute to the manufacturing sectors’ expansion.

Romania is the 2nd largest country in the region. It presents numerous opportunities for production outsourcing and relocation of manufacturing.” New suppliers search in Emerging Europe.

Are you looking to outsource production to East-European manufacturers?

What is the situation of using die-casting and metal injection molding in Emerging Europe? For more details, email us at europa@frdcenter.ro

For over 23 years, FRD Center has been assisting foreign companies identify, select and approach at Decision Maker level local Romanian and East European reliable new suppliers and manufacturers according to the foreign Clients’ specific requirements.

Are you looking for local players in Eastern Europe which can offer metalworking and precision manufacturing according to your requirements?

How to reach out to the Decision Makers in Engineering companies in Romania and other markets in Emerging Europe such as Hungary, Czech Republic, Bulgaria or Poland? Here is a Case Study of Metal parts manufacturers identification and selection in Eastern Europe – Metal parts manufacturers identification in Romania: https://www.frdcenter.ro/portfolio/metal-parts-manufacturers-identification-in-romania/

Are you looking to outsource production to East-European manufacturers?
For more details, email us at europa@frdcenter.ro with your own requirements for local new suppliers and strategic partners for outsourcing your manufacturing.

Off-market Deal Sourcing for Crossborder Acquisitions in Romania and the Region

Off-market Deal Sourcing for Crossborder Acquisitions in Romania and the Region

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Off-market Deal Sourcing for Crossborder Acquisitions in Romania and the Region

Are you an International Buyer looking to acquire a Local Business in Romania and the Region? Do you need to identify off-market deals for your crossborder acquisition?  Perhaps the market entry consulting firm, FRD Center, can be of assistance to you with strategic business search and selection services and off-market deal sourcing.

How to take advantage of the business expansion opportunities in Emerging Europe? Here are more details for you: https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/05/how-to-take-advantage-of-business.html

Are you considering market expansion to Emerging Europe? Do you know which are the opportunities? Contact the FRD Center team at email: europa@frdcenter.ro

WHY:

International Buyers choose FRD Center for the strategic market access we provide, as well as for our highly professional approach though which they are able to connect with key off-market acquisition targets.

BENEFITS:

The FRD Center Clients benefit from being introduced to Decision Makers in local businesses not advised by corporate financiers and not otherwise accessible for sale.

ADDED VALUE:

Strategic off-market deals sourcing requires the expertise of senior, experienced professionals with a wide business network and a solid reputation, such as the FRD Center consultants.

More details in the presentation “FRD Center Off-Market Target Origination and Deal Sourcing in Romania and the Region” https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/FRD-Center-Off-Market-Target-Origination-and-Deal-Sourcing-in-Romania-and-the-Region-2.pdf

The FRD Center team can support you with strategic business introductions, off-market deals sourcing and market research in the Romanian and East European market.
Contact us at email: europa@frdcenter.ro
More details at https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/FRD-Center-Off-Market-Target-Origination-and-Deal-Sourcing-in-Romania-and-the-Region-2.pdf

For over 20 years, FRD Center consultants assist the Foreign Buyers with Target Origination and Investment Project Sourcing in Romania and the region, regardless of sector or industry.

As part of the off-market deals digging, we reach out to the Decision Makers and Owners of businesses not yet on the market.

Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro

More details in the presentation “FRD Center Off-Market Target Origination and Deal Sourcing in Romania and the Region” https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/FRD-Center-Off-Market-Target-Origination-and-Deal-Sourcing-in-Romania-and-the-Region-2.pdf

The FRD Center methodology, tactics and assistance include:

  • Agree search criteria with Buyer
  • Conduct comprehensive research and scanning of the local market to find relevant Targets based on the profile and criteria provided by the Client (the Foreign Buyer)
  • Generate and provide the Client with Players Longlist consisting of financial analysis, brief profiles, relevant details of most suitable local Target-Companies, to be consulted and shortlisted by the Client
  • Client (The Buyer) analyses the Profiles and shortlists the Targets
  • Carry out reputation and background check on the companies and the Owners of shortlisted by the Client
  • Identify and approach the Decision Makers / Owners of the shortlisted players that result “clean” in order to check their willingness to sell / discuss M&A.
  • If required by the Client, this will be done in confidence, without disclosing the name of the Buyer.
  • Facilitate direct strategic introduction to the Buyer with the local Decision Makers / Owners that have confirmed their interest in selling or discussing a strategic partnership with our Client (the International Buyer)
  • Continue to assist the Client (the Buyer) with pursuit and follow-up of the local Decision Maker / Owner, if the case

More details in the presentation “FRD Center Off-Market Target Origination and Deal Sourcing in Romania and the Region” https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/FRD-Center-Off-Market-Target-Origination-and-Deal-Sourcing-in-Romania-and-the-Region-2.pdf

What are the FRD Center differentiators in the Off-market Business Search process for crossborder acquisition and deal sourcing in Romania and the Region?

Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro

  • FRD Center has been assisting Foreign Companies with their strategic search and selection of suitable businesses in Romania and the Region since 2000
  • Using a professional and transparent process, the FRD Center team has been sourcing off-market M&A deals upon demand
  • The FRD Center Clients for the Off-market Deal Origination services are International Corporations, Private Equity Groups, Foreign Companies, Listed Firms, Private Companies looking to acquire in Romania and the Region, expand to the EU
  • FRD Center is most possibly the only privately-owned independent consulting firm in Romania which has been providing such laser focused services sourcing off-market deals
  • Since 2006, FRD Center has been providing buy-side acquisition search services to foreign companies and investors seeking to make off-market acquisitions in Romania and the Region
  • The FRD Center consultants enjoy a solid reputation in the market and a comprehensive business network at Decision Maker level
  • Provide cost-effective reliable services in a timely manner using a transparent and professional methodology for generating Off-market Deals and Strategic Business Introductions in Romania and the Region

Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro

Here are some Testimonials from FRD Center Clients that have used our Off-market Business Search services:

A leading business software and services provider in South East Europe and the Middle East hired the services of FRD Center for Off-market Deal Origination in Romania: “We were pleased with the services we received from FRD Center and would like to confirm that they are a professional team, who provided high quality services in a timely manner. From our collaboration it results that they have good experience in the Romanian IT&C sector.”

An Italian Group, leading innovative global service provider in Customer Management BPO, hired the FRD Center services in Romania and Bulgaria: “FRD Center provided useful market insight and players in-depth analysis, which helped us with our market expansion in the SE European region and brought to the table targets for acquisition otherwise hidden.”

Irish Private Equity fund focusing on green energy investments hired the FRD Center Off-market Deal Origination services in Romania:
“We are happy with the FRD Center services in Romania which facilitated our introduction to relevant local players in the wind energy sector interested to discuss an acquisition.”

Major Oil& Gas engineering group with HQ in the Gulf / Middle East looking for off-market acquisitions in Emerging Europe hired FRD Center for strategic business introduction and Off-market Deal Origination in Romania, Hungary and Poland: “The Group’s leadership was fully satisfied with he FRD Center services in Romania and expanded the off-market search to Hungary and Poland, looking for relevant local players interested to discuss an acquisition and strategic partnership with our Group.”

More details in the presentation “FRD Center Off-Market Target Origination and Deal Sourcing in Romania and the Region” https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/FRD-Center-Off-Market-Target-Origination-and-Deal-Sourcing-in-Romania-and-the-Region-2.pdf

How to access the Decision Makers in the companies you are targeting for a strategic partnership in Romania?

Opportunity Alert: Off-market Deal Origination and Facilitation of Strategic Business Contacts in Romania and the region: Are you looking to buy a company in Emerging Europe? Do you know if its Owner wants to sell? How can you get to speak to her / him? Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro

New Suppliers Search and Selection in Romania and Emerging Europe

New Suppliers Search and Selection in Romania and Emerging Europe

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Are you looking for manufacturing partners and new suppliers in Romania and Eastern Europe? Perhaps the FRD Center team can be of assistance to you. Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro with your own requirements for local new suppliers and strategic partners for outsourcing your manufacturing.

Go to this link for more details: https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/07/new-suppliers-search-and-selection-in.html

For over 23 years, FRD Center assists foreign companies identify, select and approach at Decision Maker level local Romanian and East European reliable new suppliers and manufacturers according to the foreign Clients’ specific requirements.

For more details on the New Suppliers Search and Selection process and methodology used by the FRD Center team and local partners under the FRD Center management please consult the FRD Center presentation at the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/FRD-Center-New-Suppliers-Search-and-Selection-services-Presentation.pdf

Our most recent Client for the New Suppliers Search and Selection services is a global lifestyle brand with a mission to create the essential tools for a lifetime of travel, part of a major luxury Group.

This Client hired the FRD Center New Suppliers Search and Selection services in Romania, Bulgaria, North Macedonia and Serbia. Our structured procedure and detailed approach to the Decision Makers in the selected local targets, enabled the Client to have access to relevant players in the four markets.

The focus was the textile and garments manufacturing sector.

The activities performed by the FRD Center and local partners in the initial stage of local target-companies identification mainly consisted of:

a) detailed scan and analysis of the respective markets for identifying potential target companies, according to the criteria and profile provided by the Client

b) prepared a longlist per country of selected companies and collected data of the target companies matching the given profile and selection criteria

Details provided in the longlists included:

• year of setting up / established

• ownership: local or part of group, which group

• turnover for the last year / profit or loss

• number of employees

• segments in which the company operates/serves

• types of products they manufacture – from the categories specified by the Client

• technical capabilities, technologies used – from the categories specified by the Client

• examples of clients / external partners, if the case

• quality systems in place

• available in-house infrastructure and logistic experience

Are you looking for manufacturing partners and new suppliers in Romania and Eastern Europe? Perhaps the FRD Center team can be of assistance to you. Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro with your own requirements for local new suppliers and strategic partners for outsourcing your manufacturing.

For more details on the New Suppliers Search and Selection process and methodology used by the FRD Center team and local partners under the FRD Center management please consult the FRD Center presentation at the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/FRD-Center-New-Suppliers-Search-and-Selection-services-Presentation.pdf

Here are some examples of companies identified and selected by FRD Center and the local partners coordinated by FRD Center in the first stage:

1 – Okitex in North Macedonia

The company is a Subcontractor in the production of high-quality women’s wear and sporty men’s wear. In the garments manufacturing process, they use Cutter Gerber GTXL INVISION SYSTEM, Plotter Gerber Infinity 45, LP, Stencil cutter ignition, Fast sewing Pfaff, Dürkopp, Typical and Brother, Sleeve sewing machines Pfaff and Juki. In 2022, their turnover reached 5.7 mEUR. They have Gerber CAD software and conversion program.

2 – S.T.I. INTERNATIONAL SRL in Romania

The company produces mainly leather products (eg.  Luxury bags) in contract manufacturing. Their capabilities include technical stitching (PPE). They are also a manufacturer of luxury leather goods, technical, waterproof and inflatable products. In 2021, their turnover reached 6.1 mEUR and they had approx 490 employees. The company also uses technology for textile (e.g. SUTEAU ANVER, textile cuting press). PD software system for control and permanent analyse of production. ISO 9001. Production equipment include Brother and Mitsubishi automatic sewers.

3 – FUSH in Serbia

The company is specialised in manufacture of “On Demand Clothing” such as Custom T-Shirts, Custom Activewear, Custom Hoodies, Custom Streetwear, Marathon Wear, OEM Clothing, CMT Manufacturing, FPP Manufacturing, Sublimation Clothing. They also produce fabrics. According to the FRD Center local partner’s analysis, in the production process they use machines like multilayers knife cutting machines such as Orox Flexo Sirius C800 Conveyor Cutting Machine and Orox iCut Conveyor Cutting Machine. They also use Siruba and Juki Sewing Machines. Their turnover in 2021 was of 3.4 mEUR.

4 – Piros in Bulgaria

The company is a leading women’s and men’s wear clothing manufacturer in Bulgaria which offers a complex service of ready made garments manufacturing which includes the selection of fabrics and materials. In their production process they use laser cutting machines for fabric and leather, multilayers knife cutting machines, semi-automatic stitching / sewing machines, tapes application machines, transfer label application machines etc. In 2021, their turnover was of 3.8 mEUR and they had approx 150 employees. Some of their Clients include  IKKS, Maerz, Zimmerli, River Woods, SET.

Are you looking for manufacturing partners and new suppliers in Romania and Eastern Europe? Perhaps the FRD Center team can be of assistance to you. Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro with your own requirements for local new suppliers and strategic partners for outsourcing your manufacturing.

The Client received a longlist of target-companies for each of the four markets and selected the most suitable ones for the 2nd stage of the process.
 Based on the shortlists provided by the Client, FRD Center and the respective local consultants check for potential issues, legal and reputation problems: background check and reputation check of the shortlisted local targets from public sources and from FRD Center’s / the local consultants’ networks of contacts; Eliminate from the short-list those players that return problematic results following this research.
For more details on the New Suppliers Search and Selection process and methodology used by the FRD Center team and local partners under the FRD Center management please consult the FRD Center presentation at the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/FRD-Center-New-Suppliers-Search-and-Selection-services-Presentation.pdf
As a next step, FRD Center and local consultants under the FRD Center coordination identified and contacted the Decision Makers in the Selected Target-Companies and obtained additional details, verified their capabilities, expertise, technologies used etc. and validated their matching with the Client’s criteria.
Based on these interviews, FRD Center prepared a report of the companies’ Decision Makers replies, full profiles and contact details of the respective Decision Makers.
Additionally, if required by the Client, we facilitate photos of products, samples or other graphics the respective local Decision Makers may have provided.
The Client received full reports per country and proceeded to contact directly the respective local Decision Makers for additional details, negotiations etc.

Are you looking for manufacturing partners and new suppliers in Romania and Eastern Europe? Perhaps the FRD Center team can be of assistance to you. Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro with your own requirements for local new suppliers and strategic partners for outsourcing your manufacturing.

How to reach the Decision Makers in the industrial manufacturing sector in Emerging Europe? Do you want to initiate a strategic collaboration for production outsourcing? To acquire them and expand your operations in Central Eastern Europe and South East Europe? 

Perhaps the FRD Center team can add value to your efforts. Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro 

Why would you choose to relocate or to expand your business to Romania? Are you looking to expand to Romania and the region and buy a relevant local player? Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you. For tailor-made market research, target origination, strategic liaison with Decision Makers in Romania and the Emerging Markets in Europe, for targets search and deal origination feel free to contact the FRD Center team at email: europa@frdcenter.ro or tel: +4021 411 1459
How to access the Decision Makers in the companies you are targeting for a strategic partnership in Romania? Are you looking to buy a company in Emerging Europe? Do you know if its Owner wants to sell? How can you get to speak to her / him?

More details about how can the FRD Center team be of assistance to you with strategic business introduction at Decision Maker Level in Romania and the region can be accessed at this link: https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/FRD-Center-Target-Origination-in-Romania-1.pdf

How to reach out to Decision Makers in Engineering in Emerging Europe?

How to reach out to the Decision Makers in Engineering companies in Romania and other markets in Emerging Europe such as Hungary or Poland?

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How to reach out to the Decision Makers in Engineering companies in Romania and Emerging Europe? Are you looking to acquire a local player in this region or to form a strategic partnership for manufacturing?

Are you looking for off-market deal sourcing in Romania?

How to reach out Decision Makers in Engineering in Emerging Europe? Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you. For local support in reaching out to the Decision Makers in such local companies email us at europa@frdcenter.ro

Here are just a few examples of local companies that our team has access to. More details at the link https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/07/engineering-decision-makers-in-romania.html:

Founded in 1991 in Romania, INSPET is the descendent of the State-owned conglomerate TCMS Ploiesti – Trustul de Constructii Montaj Schele established in 1950. Currently, the company is a construction field assembly and general contractor for the oil and natural gas infrastructure in Romania and abroad.

With headquarters in Ploiesti, they have experience in building, project management and maintenance for complex installation projects, such as: rehabilitation of oil refineries, natural gas compressor stations, underground natural gas storage facilities, TEG natural gas dehydration plants and natural gas desulphurisation units.

More details at the link https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/07/engineering-decision-makers-in-romania.html:

Their main clients are: OMV Petrom, Lukoil, Romgaz, Transgaz, engie, e.ON, Bulgartransgaz, Conpet, Falco, Swisspor etc. Some examples of major projects are:

– upgrading of Petrotel Lukoil Refinery

– construction of natural gas transit pipeline near Podisor area for Transgaz

– upgrading the natural gas storage and extraction capabilities in Bilciuresti for Romgaz

– upgrading of crude oil pipeline network in Prahova county for Conpet

FRD Center consultants have access to the Decision Makers in the local companies and facilitate strategic business introductions of the foreign players to the local ones.

Are you looking for off-market deal sourcing in Romania?For more details, contact us by email at europa@frdcenter.ro

In business since 1990, Vabeko Ltd. is a Hungarian owned company. Main activity is the design, implementation and maintenance of hydrocarbon transmission lines and their accessories, gas industry hubs and track facilities but also perform maintenance and line diagnostic work. The company claim that at about 80% of the junctions and gas transfer stations belonging to the natural gas network in Hungary, they already carried out some construction work, starting with the replacement of fittings, drilling under pressure, and the construction of complete gas transfer stations and gas industry junctions. In MOL Refinery they regularly carry out construction work and participate in construction work involving petroleum pipelines.

More details at the link https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/07/engineering-decision-makers-in-romania.html:

Significant projects include pipeline replacements, building nearly 60 gas transmission stations during gas transmission reconstruction works, etc.                                Some examples of relevant projects and key references include:

– Installation – mechanical, process control – of LPG loading gantry at track tag MOL

– Maintenance of ADRIA oil pipeline since 1997.

– Material examination – MOL, FGSZ, Magyar Foldgaztarolo

How to reach out to the Decision Makers in Engineering companies in Romania and other markets in Emerging Europe such as Hungary or Poland? Are you looking to acquire a local player in this region or to form a strategic partnership for manufacturing?
Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you. For local support in reaching out to the Decision Makers in such local companies email us at europa@frdcenter.ro

Capital Group CP (Control Process) is a Polish company which provides complex construction-engineering services for the most important economy fields in Poland:

– extraction, processing, transport and oil & natural gas storage,

– production, distribution and division of electric power and heat energy,

– objects serving for environmental protection,

– industrial installations and infrastructure objects.

More details at the link https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/07/engineering-decision-makers-in-romania.html:

Are you looking for off-market deal sourcing in Romania or Poland?

The Capital Group realized series of projects in the system of General Contracting in all important branches of the economy:

– oil and gas mines, gas compressor stations, gas storages,

– cogeneration power plants, substations, transmission lines,

– wastewater treatment plants and solid waste management plants,

– industrial buildings, and infrastructure of public utility buildings.

Projects: Puiatu gas compressor station (Latvia), Paldiski gas compressor station (Estonia) , Construction of a distribution and measurement node in Strochocina Poland, Construction of the natural gas compressor station on KGZ Radlin (Poland) and modernization of the technological boiler Room

FRD Center consultants have access to the Decision Makers in the local companies and facilitate strategic business introductions of the foreign players to the local ones.
For more details, contact us by email at europa@frdcenter.ro

Founded in 1999 in Bucharest, Adrem Engineering is specialised in industrial automation for the following industries: oil, gas, energy, water, wastewater, construction, heating, transport.

As a general contractor, the company provides integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation services. For the exploration, production, transportation and distribution of oil and gas, they offer various solutions: SCADA systems, distribution management systems such as Plant Distributed Control System, Leak Detection Systems, Pipeline Modeling & Optimization System or Asset Management.

More details at the link https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/07/engineering-decision-makers-in-romania.html:

Their portfolio includes:

– replacement of SMG Isaccea 1 natural gas measuring station for Transgaz

– construction of station interconnecting the national natural gas transmission system with a compression station for Transgaz

– automation of the natural gas transmission pipeline DN600 Ungheni-Chisinau for Vestmoldtransgaz, Republic of Moldova

Adrem Engineering is part of the Romanian Group Ardem which includes also the companies:

– Adrem Invest SRL – specialized in development, digitization and maintenance of electrical networks

– Adrem Link SRL – focused on the development of energy efficiency and smart consumption solutions.

How to reach out to the Decision Makers in Engineering companies in Romania and other markets in Emerging Europe such as Hungary or Poland? Are you looking to acquire a local player in this region or to form a strategic partnership for manufacturing?
Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you. For local support in reaching out to the Decision Makers in such local companies email us at europa@frdcenter.ro

BIS Hungary Kft. is a renowned service and maintenance service provider active in Hungary and Europe in the following sectors: chemical, oil&gas, traditional power plant and the nuclear power plant sectors, also pharmaceutical, automotive, food, and other large-scale industries.

More details at the link https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/07/engineering-decision-makers-in-romania.html:

The company provides comprehensive industrial services, covering the whole range of the assembly and maintenance of large industrial facilities, plants, and factories, including all technical and finishing works (incl. scaffolding, insulation, plate covering, and coating).

References:  Linde Engineering, Linde AG, DonauChem Chemical Distribution, Mátra Power Plant, Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie (CMI).

FRD Center consultants have access to the Decision Makers in the local companies and facilitate strategic business introductions of the foreign players to the local ones.

Are you looking for off-market deal sourcing in Romania, Hungary or Poland?

For more details, contact us by email at europa@frdcenter.ro

ZAKŁADY REMONTOWE ENERGETYKI KATOWICE S.A. has 66 years of experience in Poland and abroad. Assembly, modernization, repairs of power and industrial equipment and installations. Qualified personnel and resources enabling the implementation of turnkey projects, from design, through prefabrication, delivery, assembly, to start-up and commissioning, as well as warranty and post-warranty service.

More details at the link https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/07/engineering-decision-makers-in-romania.html:

Service areas: gas and steam turbine, piping/pipelines, boilers environmental systems, maching, machine construction, I&C, renewable energy sources division. They specialize in assemblies of:

• steam turbines and block generators of all power ranges, of all manufacturers available on the market

• gas turbines and block generators of all power ranges, of all manufacturers available on the market

• steam and gas blocks of all manufacturers available on the market

How to reach out to the Decision Makers in Engineering companies in Romania and other markets in Emerging Europe such as Hungary or Poland? Are you looking to acquire a local player in this region or to form a strategic partnership for manufacturing?
Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you. For local support in reaching out to the Decision Makers in such local companies email us at europa@frdcenter.ro

Based on the specific requirements received from our international clients looking to expand to Romania and the Region, the FRD Center team and the local partners in the other markets in Emerging Europe, identify and select the local companies.

FRD Center consultants have access to the Decision Makers in the local companies and facilitate strategic business introductions of the foreign players to the local ones.

Are you looking for off-market deal sourcing in Romania, Hungary or Poland?

For more details, contact us by email at europa@frdcenter.ro

Set up in 2001 in Bucharest, SYNERGY CONSTRUCT SRL is a general contractor, undertaking the complete management of a project. They provide design and build turnkey solutions, MEP works (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) and civil works.

More details at the link https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/07/engineering-decision-makers-in-romania.html:

They have clients in the petrochemicals, energy, automotive, aviation, food, retail, logistics, healthcare, hospitality sectors. One of their main clients is Rompetrol.

The Group has operations also in Hungary, Georgia, Poland, Germany, Ukraine and Turkey.

FRD Center’s M&A arm offers, since 2006, an integrated set of strategic services for Buyers – including off-market business search and deal sourcing, target origination, approach at Decision Maker of potential Sellers, market research, competitors analysis, background checks and due diligence – to foreign companies interested to acquire a company in Romania and expand to Europe.

More details about how can the FRD Center team be of assistance to you with strategic business introduction at Decision Maker Level in Romania and the region can be accessed at this link: https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/FRD-Center-Target-Origination-in-Romania-1.pdf

MATECH Magyar Technológiai Ltd. provides a wide range of technological and assembly industry activities from its own resources. Their activities include energetic and technological installation and mechanical construction of industrial facilities, with particular attention to the solution of welded joints of special material qualities and extreme wall thicknesses. Their profile includes design, manufacture and on-site installation of devices and equipment required for the electricity supply and automation of industrial facilities. The control, commissioning and integration of technological equipment into production systems is supported by their control engineering business.

More details at the link https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/07/engineering-decision-makers-in-romania.html:

References: implementation of energetic, mechanical and technological systems of chemical plants, bioethanol plants, food industry, pharmaceutical industry, automotive industry, power plant, environmental protection and other industrial investments.

How to reach out to the Decision Makers in Engineering companies in Romania and other markets in Emerging Europe such as Hungary or Poland? Are you looking to acquire a local player in this region or to form a strategic partnership for manufacturing?
Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you. For local support in reaching out to the Decision Makers in such local companies email us at europa@frdcenter.ro

Mostostal Zabrze Realizacje Przemysłowe S.A. is based in Poland. For 75 years, they have been implementing production and assembly projects in the industrial construction, chemical and petrochemical, energy and environmental protection sectors. Comprehensive construction, extension and modernization of large industrial facilities, specialized works including assembly of technological installations and devices.
• Hydrogen production installations
• Oxygen plants
• Storage tanks for petroleum products and chemicals
• Furnace modules
• Drilling rigs
• Construction and repairs of petrochemical installations
• Metallurgy – construction of new technological lines, furnaces, pipelines, supporting furnaces
• Road and railway infrastructure
• Services at steel mills and foundries
• Ground facilities of the mining industry
• Delivery and assembly of load-bearing steel structures, furnaces, tanks, pipelines, supporting structures, technological lines for the cement and construction materials industries.

FRD Center consultants have access to the Decision Makers in the local companies and facilitate strategic business introductions of the foreign players to the local ones.
For more details, contact us by email at europa@frdcenter.ro

Are you looking for off-market deal sourcing in Romania or Poland?

Hydrogen Production in Romania by FRD Center

Hydrogen Production in Romania

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What is Romania’s potential for hydrogen production? Who are the main players that produce hydrogen in Romania? How to reach their Decision Makers? Go to this link for more details: https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2023/01/hydrogen-production-in-romania-frd.html

The FRD Center has been briefly researching this sector and has generated a “demo” report available for free download at the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Hydrogen-production-in-Romania-FRD-Center-demo-report.pdf

How to reach the Decision Makers in the industrial sector in Romania and Emerging Europe? Are you looking to initiate a strategic collaboration or to acquire a local player and expand to Eastern Europe? Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro

Perhaps the FRD Center team can add value to your efforts with strategic business introductions in the Romanian industrial manufacturing, engineering, energy, building-assembly, metal constructions, steel works etc.

Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro and consult the link https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2022/10/strategic-business-introductions-in.html

Topics in this FRD Center analysis are:

1. Why Romania?

2. Development plans

3. Players

4. Institutions

5. Legislation

6. Foreign collaboration

7. Events and communication

8. Investors and investments

According to players in the energy investment area and to sectors experts, Romania’s most important key advantage point for hydrogen production is the renewable energy production capacity.

Why would you choose to relocate or to expand your business to Romania? Are you looking to expand to Romania and the region and buy a relevant local player? Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you.
For details about the Opportunities for Market Expansion, Trade and Investment in Romania in 2022 consult the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/MARKET-EXPANSION-TRADE-INVESTMENT-OPPS-IN-ROMANIA-2022-FRD-Center.pdf 

It is considered that, once this cheap, competitive hydrogen from renewable energy has been produced, Romania can benefit from its huge gas transmission and distribution network. This is also an extremely powerful card for Romania, not only at the regional level, but at the European level.

Furthermore, in Romania there are all the hydrogen consumption applications where this energy can be capitalised. Romania has refineries where it can be exploited, also used in the production of steel, in the chemical industry, especially in the production of ammonia and fertilizers. Hydrogen can be used in the transport industry, especially heavy transport, in maritime transport, civil aviation.

Beyond the European funding, the legislation will bring money – investments of hundreds of billions of euros – from multiple sources, including banking, investment funds etc. to the hydrogen area.

For more details consult the FRD Center “demo” report HYDROGEN PRODUCTION IN ROMANIA available for free download at the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Hydrogen-production-in-Romania-FRD-Center-demo-report.pdf

In October 2022, The Romanian Ministry of Energy has started the process of developing the “National Hydrogen Strategy and Action Plan”, part of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR)

Relevant decision makers consider that the initiation of the process of developing the “National Strategy for Hydrogen”, part of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), is an important step for the creation of a functional hydrogen market in Romania and for the development of investments in this field.

Hydrogen production in Romania is a topic of great interest in the current context of decarbonisation of heavy industry or road freight transport.

As part of the reform no. 4 of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP), Romania has to develop by the end of March 2023 a national hydrogen strategy and a strategic action plan with policies to guide, coordinate and mobilise public and private investments in the production, storage, transport and use of hydrogen.

Romania envisages an important role for the renewable (green) hydrogen in its future energy system. According to the Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan 2021 – 2030, Romania could opt for the use of hydrogen in industrial processes, considering that the replacement of the natural gas with hydrogen from renewable sources would result in significant decarbonisation and it is in line with the RepowerEU plan to reduce the use of fossil fuels from Russia.

For more details consult the FRD Center “demo” report HYDROGEN PRODUCTION IN ROMANIA available for free download at the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Hydrogen-production-in-Romania-FRD-Center-demo-report.pdf

In June 2022, the Romanian Ministry of Energy approved a State aid scheme with the total budget of almost 150 mEUR through the NRRP to support investments in the construction of capacities for the production of renewable hydrogen via electrolysis. The scheme applies until 31 December 2023 and the maximum aid to be granted may not exceed 50 mEUR per investment project, per undertaking.

The scheme is open to micro, small, medium-sized or large enterprises active in the production of hydrogen or electricity, to administrative-territorial units, R&D national institutes in the field of energy, including associations or partnerships formed by those players.

According to the Vice President for Business Development of OMV Petrom, Romania could become a European hub of blue hydrogen as the country has gas resources, carbon storage capacities and a varied industry that can use this resource.

How to access the Decision Makers in the companies you are targeting for a strategic partnership in Romania? Are you looking to buy a company in Emerging Europe? Do you know if its Owner wants to sell? How can you get to speak to her / him?

Perhaps the FRD Center team can add value to your efforts with strategic business introductions in the Romanian and East European energy, industrial manufacturing, IT&C, building-assembly, engineering, chemicals, agriculture, BPO and outsourcing, metal constructions, steel works etc.

Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro and consult this link for more details: https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2022/10/opportunity-alert-facilitation-of.html

ICSI – the National Research and Development Institute for Cryogenic and Isotopic Technologies – https://www.icsi.ro/ – operates under the coordination of the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digitalization. It includes a department – ICSI Energy – focused to develop, implement and disseminate hydrogen-based technologies in order to achieve a “hydrogen economy” in Romania.

The Intelligent Energy Association – https://asociatiaenergiainteligenta.ro/ – brings together professionals from the hydrogen, natural gas, electricity and energy efficiency fields in Romania. In October 2022, it participated at a meeting with the Ministry of Energy to prepare the national hydrogen strategy.

Part of the KMG International Group, Rompetrol Rafinare SA – https://rompetrol-rafinare.kmginternational.com/ – owns the Petromidia and Vega refineries. The Petromidia refinery has a hydrogen cracking plant. Rompetrol Rafinare targets a production of almost 4 million tonnes of fuels in 2022, out of over 5 million tonnes of raw materials targeted for processing. The firm recorded a net turnover of around 2.5 bn EUR in 2021.

Controlled by a Romanian businessman, Chimcomplex SA – https://chimcomplex.com/ – operates two industrial platforms, after buying a large part of the assets of the former chemical complex Oltchim. With an experience of over 60 years, Chimcomplex produces hydrogen from water through the electrolysis of brine and brings the hydrogen vector into chemistry together with the CO2 capture.
Hoeganaes Corporation Europe SA, part of GKN Group – https://www.gknpm.com/ – produces engineered metal powders in its facility in Buzau, SE Romania. It has hydrogen production units using the cracking technology. The company registered a net turnover of 72 mEUR in 2021.
Controlled by the Turkish Group OYAK Mining Metallurgy, Erdemir Romania SRL – http://www.erdemir.ro/ – is specialised in the silicon flat steel manufacturing. It has a hydrogen production unit that uses the cracking technology. In 2021 the firm reached a net turnover of 46 mEUR.

For more details about players involved in hydrogen production in Romania, consult the FRD Center  “demo” report available for free download at the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Hydrogen-production-in-Romania-FRD-Center-demo-report.pdf

Thirty-two (32) projects were submitted in 2022 in the financing call of the Ministry of Energy through the NRRP to support investments in the construction of capacities for the production of renewable hydrogen via electrolysis but only 11 projects were accepted following the stage of administrative and eligibility verification. Beside Chimcomplex SA and OMV Petrom SA profiled above, other accepted companies are briefly presented below.
Monsson Alma SRL-https://www.monsson.eu– submitted the project “Construction of new production capacity of renewable hydrogen through electrolysis in N. Balcescu, Constanta”. Owned by a Swedish entrepreneur, Monsson Alma is one of the biggest developers of green projects in Romania.
Inspet SA – https://www.inspet.ro/ – submitted for financing the project “Establishment of a hydrogen production capacity”. The company is specialised in the construction and maintenance of the oil and gas equipment. Some of its main clients are Romgaz, Transgaz, engie etc. Inspet reached a net turnover of 65.6 mEUR in 2021.
The National Energy Regulatory Authority – https://www.anre.ro/ – issues licenses for the commercial exploitation of the hydrogen production facilities and authorisations related to the design, execution and exploitation of these facilities. It authorised the Development Plan of the National Transport System of Natural Gases for 2022 – 2023 and requested the national operator Transgaz to carry out studies and pilot projects to establish the conditions for the gas-hydrogen transition, in accordance with the EU strategy.
The Romanian legislation regarding the hydrogen production began to take shape in 2020, when the Law on Electrical Energy and Natural Gases no. 123/2012 was amended by several legislative acts.
Currently the Romanian legislation has certain legislative and administrative barriers regarding the activities of the hydrogen production, storage and transport.
The reform no. 4 of the NRRP targets to develop a favourable legislative and regulatory framework for future technologies, in particular hydrogen and storage solutions and to remove the administrative obstacles to develop renewable hydrogen.
The National Strategy for Research, Innovation and Smart Specialization 2022 – 2027 approved by the Romanian Government in July 2022 targets:
– the development of efficient technologies for the production of hydrogen from abundant, renewable sources
– the decarbonisation of the transport sector through the use of electrification and other energy vectors with low carbon footprint (hydrogen, fuels from renewable sources etc)
For more details consult the FRD Center “demo” report HYDROGEN PRODUCTION IN ROMANIA available for free download at the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Hydrogen-production-in-Romania-FRD-Center-demo-report.pdf
Romanian players involved in the production of green hydrogen are actively searching for international partners in order to develop joint projects, apply for international funding and gain expertise as well as new markets.
Controlled by the Romanian State, Hidroelectrica – https://www.hidroelectrica.ro/ – is the largest electricity producer in Romania. In collaboration with the Austrian company Verbund – https://www.verbund.com/ – Hidroelectrica intends to construct a renewable hydrogen facility through water electrolysis on the Olt river, with the estimated capacity of 15,000 tonnes per year.
The Hungarian company Astrasun Solar – https://astrasun.solar/ – is in discussions with a university in Romania to create a research project in the hydrogen field. The Managing Director of Astrasun Solar declared that various Hungarian companies could relocate to Romania to develop renewable projects.
FRD Center identified a series of Investment Funds and Private Investors that focus on hydrogen-related production capacities, transport infrastructure, distribution networks and storage facilities. Some of them are also targeting Romanian projects, considering that Romania has an excellent potential for developing such capacities in short and medium term.
Hy24 – https://www.hy24partners.com/ – is the first and largest specialized hydrogen investment fund operated under the FiveT Hydrogen platform together with Ardian. Their HQ is in Paris, France. Hy24 is an infrastructure fund with a value of 2 bnEUR, which aims to invest only in projects that are 100% in compliance with the European taxonomy, in projects with sustainable financing. They invest in the entire value chain, in production infrastructure, in midstream, i.e. storage and distribution, and in downstream – i.e. recharging stations, fleets of trucks, buses, taxis, focused on hydrogen.
For more details about investors involved in hydrogen production, consult the FRD Center  “demo” report available for free download at the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Hydrogen-production-in-Romania-FRD-Center-demo-report.pdf
How to obtain tailor-made market research and sector analysis in Romania and the region? Contact the FRD Center team at email europa@frdcenter.ro or by phone at +4021 411 1459 and +4021 411 1460.
For more than 22 years, the FRD Center has been hired by foreign companies, investors, governmental agencies, private equity funds and export promotion organisations to generate, upon demand, tailored sector studies, market analyses and sector reports useful for market expansion strategies design and implementation.
These market researches are carried out in Romania as well as in the other markets in the region, such as: Poland, Ukraine, Slovakia, Czechia, Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia, Latvia, Slovenia and others in Emerging Europe.

For more details about the FRD Center market research and sector analysis services in Romania and Emerging Europe consult the link https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2022/12/how-to-obtain-tailor-made-market.html and contact us by email at europa@frdcenter.ro 

Opportunities presented by the Romanian market

Opportunities presented by the Romanian market

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What are the opportunities presented by the Romanian market to the foreign players looking to expand to Emerging Europe?

A NATO member-state since 2004 and a full EU member since 2007, Romania is the second largest market in Central, Southern and Eastern Europe, after Poland.

It has a strong industrial manufacturing sector, oil & gas industry, agriculture, superb IT & software development. It has several maritime ports, considerable logistic sector and strong ship-building industry.

For more details go to the link: https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2022/11/why-would-you-choose-to-relocate-or-to.html

For tailor-made market research, target origination, strategic liaison with Decision Makers in Romania and the Emerging Markets in Europe, for targets search and deal origination feel free to contact the FRD Center team at email: europa@frdcenter.ro or tel: +4021 411 1459

According to the FRD Center analysis based on official data published by BNR (The National Bank of Romania), the foreign direct investments (FDI) in Romania went up 46.47% in the first eight months of 2022, compared to the same period of 2021, reaching 6.474 billion EUR.

As for the GDP, it increased y-t-y by 5.7% in the first semester of 2022. It is expected to grow by 3.5% in 2022, according to the National Commission for Strategy and Prognosis.

What are the opportunities presented by the Romanian market to the foreign players looking to expand to Emerging Europe?

Since the war in Ukraine, several international players have been relocating their manufacturing sites to Romania. The latest to do so is the Finnish company Nokian Tyres which will invest 650 mEUR to construct a vehicle tire factory in Romania with the annual manufacturing capacity of 6 million tires.

As it results from the FRD Center analysis, in the first eight months of 2022 compared to the same period of the previous year, the turnover in the manufacturing industry in Romania increased by 23.6% in nominal terms, while the new orders in this sector rose by 18.9%.

For tailor-made market research, target origination, strategic liaison with Decision Makers in Romania and the Emerging Markets in Europe, for targets search and deal origination feel free to contact the FRD Center team at email: europa@frdcenter.ro or tel: +4021 411 1459

In regards to the manufacture of food products in Romania, according to the FRD Center analysis, in the first eight months of 2022 it recorded a y-t-y growth as gross series of 4.4% while the manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment increased by 3.3%.

The Romanian manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations increased by 4.6%.

The volume of the construction works in Romania increased by 6.6% as gross series in the first eight months of 2022 compared to the same period of 2021, as it results from the FRD Center analysis.

Romania will benefit of 29.18 bn EUR European funding through the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP).

One of the sectors to receive funding through the NRRP is the Romanian microelectronics sector. They will receive 500 mEUR to develop a strategic program of research and production of microchips and semiconductors in Romania.

What are the opportunities presented by the Romanian market to the foreign players looking to expand to Emerging Europe?

For tailor-made market research, target origination, strategic liaison with Decision Makers in Romania and the Emerging Markets in Europe, for targets search and deal origination feel free to contact the FRD Center team at email: europa@frdcenter.ro or tel: +4021 411 1459

Also through the NRRP, Romania receives 1.2 bn EUR for waste management projects and must implement the planned projects by 2026. One priority is the digitization of the waste management sector.

Romania has qualified professionals with Industry 4.0 skills and a developed IT infrastructure allowing the implementation of the latest technologies in the sector of the autonomous mobile robots.

Young Romanians participate at international competitions and win awards, such as the Delta Force team from the National High School of Informatics in Arad that won the big competition in Houston, USA in April 2022.

Romania ranks 10th among 132 countries for the ICT services exports (% total trade). It is one of the leading countries in the region in terms of BPO, ITO and SSC.

Major global companies opened centres in Romania for R&D, business services, custom software development etc.

What are the opportunities presented by the Romanian market to the foreign players looking to expand to Emerging Europe?

In respect to agriculture, Romania is one of the largest players in Europe, with the utilised total agricultural surface of around 14 million hectares.

In the 2021-2022 commercial year Romania was the largest maize exporter of the EU and the second-biggest wheat exporter of the EU.

Furthermore, Romania was the largest sunflower producer in the EU in 2021.

What are the opportunities presented by the Romanian market to the foreign players looking to expand to Emerging Europe?

Within the National Programme for the rehabilitation of the irrigation infrastructure, the Romanian Government approved in August 2022 allocations from the national budget of 1.5 bn EUR by 2027, with the target is to increase the irrigated surface of Romania from 1.8 million hectares to 2.6 million hectares.

According to Eurostat, with a production of 2.5 million of bicycles in 2021, Romania is the second largest manufacturer of bicycles in the EU.

Why would you choose to relocate or to expand your business to Romania? Are you looking to expand to Romania and the region and buy a relevant local player? Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you.

What are the sectors of potential Opportunities for Market Expansion, Trade and Investment in Romania in 2022?

According to the FRD Center analysis, the sectors of interest are:

1 – DIGITALIZATION IN ECONOMY: agriculture, waste management

2 – INDUSTRY 4.0 AND ROBOTICS: players, investments and developments

3 – INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING: players, investments and developments

4 – AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY AND IRRIGATION: imports, investments and developments

5 – OIL & GAS: extraction, production, export, engineering, players examples

6 – BPO AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT OUTSOURCING: players, investments and developments

7 – MICROELECTRONICS AND MICROCHIP PRODUCTION: players, investments and developments

For more details consult the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/MARKET-EXPANSION-TRADE-INVESTMENT-OPPS-IN-ROMANIA-2022-FRD-Center.pdf 

What are the opportunities presented by the Romanian market to the foreign players looking to expand to Emerging Europe?

Agriculture represents one of the most important economic sectors in Romania and it offers significant digitalization opportunities. The agricultural sector has potential to grow through the digitalization of certain processes and the implementation of technology in machinery.

Romania receives 1.2 bn EUR for waste management projects through the National Recovery and Resilience Plan and must implement the planned projects by 2026. Approximately 14,000 digitized underground ecological islands are expected to be installed for the selective collection of household or packaging waste, which can be monitored by authorities from a distance.

For more details about the Romanian digitalization development consult the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/MARKET-EXPANSION-TRADE-INVESTMENT-OPPS-IN-ROMANIA-2022-FRD-Center.pdf 

Regarding the healthcare system digitalization, Romania targets to strengthen the telemedicine, to improve the digital infrastructure of the healthcare units, the mobile patient monitoring systems and the technical assistance for the development and integration of the digital health solutions.

The Ministry of Health announced in October 2022 investments of over 200 mEUR for the hospitals’ digitalization in Romania through the National Recovery and Resilience Plan.

What are the opportunities presented by the Romanian market to the foreign players looking to expand to Emerging Europe?

The Romanian industry benefits from qualified professionals with Industry 4.0 skills. The major universities in Romania, such as the University Politehnica of Bucharest and the Technical University of Cluj Napoca, have faculties of industrial engineering and robotics. Romanians participated at various international competitions and won awards. One example is the Delta Force team from the National High School of Informatics in Arad that won the big competition in Houston, USA in April 2022.

For more details about the Romanian Industry 4.0 development consult the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/MARKET-EXPANSION-TRADE-INVESTMENT-OPPS-IN-ROMANIA-2022-FRD-Center.pdf 

In spite of the problems generated by the energy prices in Europe, the manufacturing industry in Romania increased by 0.2% as gross series in H1 2022 compared to H1 2021, according to the National Institute of Statistics.

According to the National Institute of Statistics, the turnover in the manufacturing industry in Romania increased by 23.6%, in nominal terms, in the first eight months of 2022 compared to the same period of 2021. Furthermore, the new orders in the manufacturing industry increased by 18.9% in the first eight months of 2022 compared to the same period of the previous year.

For more details about the Romanian Manufacturing Industry development consult the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/MARKET-EXPANSION-TRADE-INVESTMENT-OPPS-IN-ROMANIA-2022-FRD-Center.pdf 

Within the National Programme for the rehabilitation of the irrigation infrastructure, the Romanian Government approved in August 2022 allocations from the national budget of 1.5 bn EUR by 2027. The target is to increase the irrigated surface of Romania from 1.8 million hectares to 2.6 million hectares.

For more details about the Romanian Agribusiness Sector development consult the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/MARKET-EXPANSION-TRADE-INVESTMENT-OPPS-IN-ROMANIA-2022-FRD-Center.pdf 

Romania has a history of over 160 years in the crude oil production and refining. Currently most of the fields are matured but the recent gas discoveries in the deep waters of the Black Sea indicate significant potential.

There are various companies specialised in engineering services in the oil and gas industry on the domestic market, both with Romanian and foreign ownership. Some relevant examples are: CIS Gaz, Saipem, Adrem Engineering, Raptronic Process Engineering, Roconsult Tech etc.

For more details about the Romanian Oil & Gas Sector development consult the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/MARKET-EXPANSION-TRADE-INVESTMENT-OPPS-IN-ROMANIA-2022-FRD-Center.pdf 

The Romanian software outsourcing is attractive for players looking for a convenient geographic location in Eastern Europe, growing economy, stable political and banking systems, developed IT sector, extensive talent pool, tech expertise, language skills and high-quality services at reasonable costs.

For more details about the Romanian BPO and Software Development Sector consult the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/MARKET-EXPANSION-TRADE-INVESTMENT-OPPS-IN-ROMANIA-2022-FRD-Center.pdf 

The Romanian authorities target to develop a national ecosystem in microelectronics that includes large companies, SMEs, national development centres and universities to be able to provide the necessary products for the automotive industry and other sectors of the economy.

For more details about the Romanian Microelectronics and Microchip Sector development consult the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/MARKET-EXPANSION-TRADE-INVESTMENT-OPPS-IN-ROMANIA-2022-FRD-Center.pdf 

Why would you relocate or expand your business to Romania?

Why relocate or expand your business to Romania?

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Why relocate or expand your business to Romania? Are you looking to expand to Romania and the region and buy a relevant local player? Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you.

A NATO member-state since 2004 and a full EU member since 2007, Romania is the second largest market in Central, Southern and Eastern Europe, after Poland. 

It has a strong industrial manufacturing sector, oil & gas industry, agriculture, superb IT & software development. It has several maritime ports, considerable logistic sector and strong ship-building industry.

For tailor-made market research, target origination, strategic liaison with Decision Makers in Romania and the Emerging Markets in Europe, for targets search and deal origination feel free to contact the FRD Center team at email: europa@frdcenter.ro or tel: +4021 411 1459

According to the FRD Center analysis based on official data published by BNR (The National Bank of Romania), the foreign direct investments (FDI) in Romania went up 46.47% in the first eight months of 2022, compared to the same period of 2021, reaching 6.474 billion EUR.

As for the GDP, it increased y-t-y by 5.7% in the first semester of 2022. It is expected to grow by 3.5% in 2022, according to the National Commission for Strategy and Prognosis.

How to identify Targets for acquisition in Romania and approach their Owners / Decision Makers? For over 20 years, FRD Center consultants assist the Foreign Buyers with Target Origination and Investment Project Sourcing in Romania and the region.

More details at https://www.frdcenter.ro/how-to-identify-correctly-the-relevant-targets-for-acquisition-in-romania/

For more details email us at FRDCenter@market-entry.ro or europa@frdcenter.ro

Since the war in Ukraine, several international players have been relocating their manufacturing sites to Romania. The latest to do so is the Finnish company Nokian Tyres which will invest 650 mEUR to construct a vehicle tire factory in Romania with the annual manufacturing capacity of 6 million tires.

Why relocate or expand your business to Romania? Are you looking to expand to Romania and the region and buy a relevant local player? Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you.

As it results from the FRD Center analysis, in the first eight months of 2022 compared to the same period of the previous year, the turnover in the manufacturing industry in Romania increased by 23.6% in nominal terms, while the new orders in this sector rose by 18.9%.

In regards to the manufacture of food products in Romania, according to the FRD Center analysis, in the first eight months of 2022 it recorded a y-t-y growth as gross series of 4.4% while the manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment increased by 3.3%. Furthermore, the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations increased by 4.6%.

Why relocate or expand your business to Romania? Are you looking to expand to Romania and the region and buy a relevant local player? Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you.

The volume of the construction works in Romania increased by 6.6% as gross series in the first eight months of 2022 compared to the same period of 2021, as it results from the FRD Center analysis.

Romania will benefit of 29.18 bn EUR European funding through the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP).

Why relocate or expand your business to Romania? Are you looking to expand to Romania and the region and buy a relevant local player? Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you.

One of the sectors to receive funding through the NRRP is the Romanian microelectronics sector. They will receive 500 mEUR to develop a strategic program of research and production of microchips and semiconductors in Romania.

Also through the NRRP, Romania receives 1.2 bn EUR for waste management projects and must implement the planned projects by 2026. One priority is the digitization of the waste management sector.

Why relocate or expand your business to Romania? Are you looking to expand to Romania and the region and buy a relevant local player? Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you.

Romania has qualified professionals with Industry 4.0 skills and a developed IT infrastructure allowing the implementation of the latest technologies in the sector of the autonomous mobile robots. Young Romanians participate at international competitions and win awards, such as the Delta Force team from the National High School of Informatics in Arad that won the big competition in Houston, USA in April 2022.

How to reach out to the Decision Makers in the Romanian software and IT sector and discuss a strategic partnership? Are you looking to acquire a relevant local player operating in the software solutions development field in Romania or Eastern Europe? Perhaps the FRD Center team can be of assistance to you. Contact us at email europa@frdcenter.ro

Access this link for more details: https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2022/06/how-to-reach-out-to-decision-makers-in.html

Why relocate or expand your business to Romania? Are you looking to expand to Romania and the region and buy a relevant local player? Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you.

Romania ranks 10th among 132 countries for the ICT services exports (% total trade). It is one of the leading countries in the region in terms of BPO, ITO and SSC. Major global companies opened centres in Romania for R&D, business services, custom software development etc.

Are you looking to expand to Romania and the region and buy a relevant local player? Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you. More details at the link https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2022/10/opportunity-alert-facilitation-of.html

How to access the Decision Makers in the companies you are targeting for a strategic partnership in Romania? Are you looking to buy a company in Emerging Europe? Do you know if its Owner wants to sell? How can you get to speak to her / him?

Perhaps the FRD Center team can add value to your efforts with strategic business introductions in the Romanian and East European industrial manufacturing, IT&C, building-assembly, engineering, chemicals, agriculture, BPO and outsourcing, metal constructions, steel works etc.

Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro

For more details go to the link: https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2022/10/strategic-business-introductions-in.html

In respect to agriculture, Romania is one of the largest players in Europe, with the utilised total agricultural surface of around 14 million hectares.

In the 2021-2022 commercial year Romania was the largest maize exporter of the EU and the second-biggest wheat exporter of the EU. Furthermore, Romania was the largest sunflower producer in the EU in 2021.

Why relocate or expand your business to Romania? Are you looking to expand to Romania and the region and buy a relevant local player? Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you.

For tailor-made market research, target origination, strategic liaison with Decision Makers in Romania and the Emerging Markets in Europe, for targets search and deal origination feel free to contact the FRD Center team at email: europa@frdcenter.ro or tel: +4021 411 1459

Within the National Programme for the rehabilitation of the irrigation infrastructure, the Romanian Government approved in August 2022 allocations from the national budget of 1.5 bn EUR by 2027, with the target is to increase the irrigated surface of Romania from 1.8 million hectares to 2.6 million hectares.

According to Eurostat, with a production of 2.5 million of bicycles in 2021, Romania is the second largest manufacturer of bicycles in the EU.

How to reach the Decision Makers in the industrial manufacturing sector in Romania and Emerging Europe? Are you looking to initiate a strategic collaboration for production outsourcing or to acquire a local player and expand to Eastern Europe? More details at the link https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2022/10/strategic-business-introductions-in.html

Perhaps the FRD Center team can add value to your efforts with strategic business introductions in the Romanian industrial manufacturing, building-assembly, metal constructions, steel works etc.

Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro

More details at the link https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2022/10/opportunity-alert-facilitation-of.html

And what is the connection between Dracula and Romania? Dracula is a novel by Bram Stoker, published in 1897. More details at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dracula  The Count Dracula is the title character of Bram Stoker’s 1897 gothic horror novel Dracula – more details at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Count_Dracula

In true American marketing style, but enough, say some, the brand “Dracula” is used to promote touristic sights in Transylvania, which is the Romanian central region.

Vlad Tepes (the Impaler), a member of the “Dracul Clan” in medieval Vallachia, currently part of modern Romania, was a real person and a Voivode of Wallachia three times between 1448 and his death in 1476/77. He is often considered one of the most important rulers in Wallachian history and a national hero of Romania. More details at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vlad_the_Impaler

Why relocate or expand your business to Romania? Are you looking to expand to Romania and the region and buy a relevant local player? Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you.

Facilitation of Strategic Business Contacts in Romania

Opportunity Alert: Facilitation of Strategic Business Contacts in Romania and the region

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How to access the Decision Makers in the companies you are targeting for a strategic partnership in Romania? Opportunity Alert: Off-market Deal Origination and Facilitation of Strategic Business Contacts in Romania and the region: Are you looking to buy a company in Emerging Europe? Do you know if its Owner wants to sell? How can you get to speak to her / him?

Perhaps the FRD Center team can add value to your efforts with strategic business introductions in the Romanian and East European industrial manufacturing, IT&C, building-assembly, engineering, chemicals, agriculture, BPO and outsourcing, metal constructions, steel works etc.

Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro

FRD Center’s M&A arm offers, since 2006, an integrated set of strategic services for Buyers – including off-market business search and deal sourcing, target origination, approach at Decision Maker of potential Sellers, market research, competitors analysis, background checks and due diligence – to foreign companies interested to acquire a company in Romania and expand to Europe.

More details about how can the FRD Center team be of assistance to you with strategic business introduction at Decision Maker Level in Romania and the region can be accessed at this link: https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/FRD-Center-Target-Origination-in-Romania-1.pdf

More details about how can the FRD Center team be of assistance to you with strategic business introduction at Decision Maker Level in Romania and the region can be accessed at this link: https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/FRD-Center-Target-Origination-in-Romania-1.pdf

Successful, well-managed target sourcing and deal origination are essential to the success of a M&A in an emerging European market such as Romania.

To get there, it takes considerable work and thorough search & selection of the local players that fit a certain “Ideal Profile”.

Deal sourcing is fundamental to M&A activity and represents the first stage of any transaction. It involves identifying possible investment opportunities, favorably positioning your firm to prospective buyers and sellers, generating leads, and managing relationships with potential intermediaries. Source: “Guide to M&A deal sourcing and origination best practices” by Dyllan Thweatt at Affinity.co

Are you looking to expand to Romania and the region and buy a relevant local player? Perhaps the FRD Center can be of assistance to you. How to identify Targets for acquisition in Romania and approach their Owners / Decision Makers? For over 20 years, FRD Center consultants assist the Foreign Buyers with Off-Market Deal Sourcing, Target Origination and Investment Project Sourcing in Romania and the region.

Opportunity Alert: Facilitation of Strategic Business Contacts in Romania and the region.

FRD Center’s M&A arm offers, since 2006, an integrated set of strategic services for Buyers – including off-market business search and deal sourcing, target origination, approach at Decision Maker of potential Sellers, market research, competitors analysis, background checks and due diligence – to foreign companies interested to acquire a company in Romania and expand to Europe.

More details about how can the FRD Center team be of assistance to you with strategic business introduction at Decision Maker Level in Romania and the region can be accessed at this link: https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/FRD-Center-Target-Origination-in-Romania-1.pdf

More details in the posting https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2022/05/how-to-find-companies-to-buy-and-invest.html

And how about originating the actual target-companies that suit your profile and that you are looking to identify and approach at Decision Maker level in an emerging European market such as Romania?

Opportunity Alert: Facilitation of Strategic Business Contacts in Romania and the region… How to access the Decision Makers in the companies you are targeting for a strategic partnership in Romania? Are you looking to buy a company in Emerging Europe? Do you know if its Owner wants to sell? How can you get to speak to her / him? Contact us at email europa@frdcenter.ro

Romania is the 2nd largest market in Central, Southern and Eastern Europe, after Poland. It has a strong industrial manufacturing sector, oil & gas industry, agriculture, superb IT & software development. It has several maritime ports, ship-building industry, it is the largest sun-flower seeds producer in Europe and the 2nd manufacturer of bicycles.

Many companies and corporations from Asia, the Middle East and also North America, consider expansion to Europe via a strategic acquisition of a strong player in Romania.

In the latest three years, the FRD Center team has seen increasing interest from such buyers to identify, select and approach at Owner / Decision Maker level in order to check their interest to sell the company or form a strategic partnership.

Our international Clients looking to expand to Europe via an acquisition in Romania and / or the neighbouring countries, such as Poland, Hungary, Czechia, have hired the FRD Center services of target origination and deal sourcing.

Most recently, the FRD Center off-market business search and deal sourcing services for Buy-side pre-M&A in Romania have been hired by a leading engineering enterprise, a major company with presence in the Middle East and Asia, in sectors such as oil & gas, petrochemicals, construction-assembly.

This Buyer is looking to expand to Europe via an acquisition in Emerging Europe.

FRD Center’s M&A arm offers, since 2006, an integrated set of strategic services for Buyers – including off-market business search and deal sourcing, target origination, approach at Decision Maker of potential Sellers, market research, competitors analysis, background checks and due diligence – to foreign companies interested to acquire a company in Romania and expand to Europe.

More details about how can the FRD Center team be of assistance to you with strategic business introduction at Decision Maker Level in Romania and the region can be accessed at this link: https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/FRD-Center-Target-Origination-in-Romania-1.pdf

Opportunity Alert: Facilitation of Strategic Business Contacts in Romania and the region… How to access the Decision Makers in the companies you are targeting for a strategic partnership in Romania? Are you looking to buy a company in Emerging Europe? Do you know if its Owner wants to sell? How can you get to speak to her / him? Contact us at email europa@frdcenter.ro

Also recently, a premium major group, multi-award winning customer experience solutions provider headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain, with operational centers from the GCC to South Africa, looking to expand to Europe via the acquisition of a player in Romania, have hired the FRD Center Buy-side pre-M&A Advisory services and target origination.

This Buyer is looking to expand to Europe via an acquisition in Romania.

How to find companies to buy and invest in Romania and Eastern Europe? For details go to https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2022/05/how-to-find-companies-to-buy-and-invest.html

In 2021-2022, FRD Center was hired to assist with target search, selection and strategic intro to Decision Maker level, a Buyer-Client operating in SE Europe to correctly identify, select and contact at Owner level local software companies according to their specific requirements.

This Buyer was looking to expand to SE Europe via an acquisition in Romania.

Thanks to the FRD Center target origination services, our Client – a leading enterprise software vendor –   was able to acquire a local player with a TO in excess of 3 mEUR in 2021 and thus expand in the region adding on to their already existing capabilities and expertise.

FRD Center’s M&A arm offers, since 2006, an integrated set of strategic services for Buyers – including off-market business search and deal sourcing, target origination, approach at Decision Maker of potential Sellers, market research, competitors analysis, background checks and due diligence – to foreign companies interested to acquire a company in Romania and expand to Europe.

More details about how can the FRD Center team be of assistance to you with strategic business introduction at Decision Maker Level in Romania and the region can be accessed at this link: https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/FRD-Center-Target-Origination-in-Romania-1.pdf

Opportunity Alert: Facilitation of Strategic Business Contacts in Romania and the region

Are you looking to acquire a relevant local player operating in the software solutions development field in Romania or Eastern Europe? Perhaps the FRD Center team can be of assistance to you. Contact us at email europa@frdcenter.ro

More details at the link: https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2022/06/how-to-reach-out-to-decision-makers-in.html

Recently, the FRD Center services for strategic business introduction at Decision Maker level were hired by a major Dutch manufacturing company specialized in innovative hatchery automation. This Client was looking for new suppliers and strategic business partners in the Romanian steel metal sheets parts manufacturing sector. The FRD Center team have thoroughly searched the local market for relevant players, selected the ones interested in a collaboration and organised direct business introductions at Decision Maker level with Romanian relevant players, identified and selected according to the Client’s requirements.

Another example of Strategic Business Introduction project in the industrial manufacturing sector carried out by the FRD Center team recently is that for an Italian highly qualified engineering company with production capabilities, which is further specializing in very large niche-market tires, such as those for agricultural, earth-moving machines, and mining trucks. At the forefront of the Tire machinery industry, this company sets, worldwide, the modern standards of sophisticated and customized tire assembly systems, especially for large and very large radial tires.

In Romania they were looking for local strategic manufacturing partner-companies.

Thanks to our Business Partners Search and Selection services, they were able to contact directly the Manufacturing Services Manager of IRUM, the Executive Managers of Arsat Industrie and of Setro Metal Group, the CEO of  RA-OL, the Technical Managers of Gemac SRL in Cluj-Napoca and of Metal Techniks SRL, as well as the Technical Director of Sipema SRL.

Opportunity Alert: Facilitation of Strategic Business Contacts in Romania and the region… How to reach the Decision Makers in the industrial manufacturing sector in Romania and Emerging Europe? Are you looking to initiate a strategic collaboration for production outsourcing or to acquire a local player and expand to Eastern Europe?

Perhaps the FRD Center team can add value to your efforts with strategic business introductions in the Romanian industrial manufacturing, building-assembly, metal constructions, steel works etc.

Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro

For more details, consult the link https://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2022/10/strategic-business-introductions-in.html

FRD Center’s M&A arm offers, since 2006, an integrated set of strategic services for Buyers – including off-market business search and deal sourcing, target origination, approach at Decision Maker of potential Sellers, market research, competitors analysis, background checks and due diligence – to foreign companies interested to acquire a company in Romania and expand to Europe.

More details about how can the FRD Center team be of assistance to you with strategic business introduction at Decision Maker Level in Romania and the region can be accessed at this link: https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/FRD-Center-Target-Origination-in-Romania-1.pdf

Are you looking for manufacturing partners and new suppliers in Romania and Eastern Europe? Email us at europa@frdcenter.ro with your own requirements for local new suppliers and strategic partners for outsourcing your manufacturing.

For more details on the New Suppliers Search and Selection process please consult the presentation at the link https://www.frdcenter.ro/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/FRD-Center-New-Suppliers-Search-and-Selection-services-Presentation.pdf

Facilitation of Strategic Business Contacts in Romania and the region

Facilitation of Strategic Business Contacts in Romania and the region