The list highlighted below is by no means exhaustive but will help to give you a guide on what is expected of you at the inception of your decision to invest in Nigeria. Our role is to provide you with the needed support, ensuring that your investment process into Nigeria is largely seamless.
Carry out extensive market research on intended business and develop detailed feasibility and viability report.
Identify the ideal Nigerian partners if need be. It is vital to weigh very carefully weigh the value your local partners are bringing.
Apply for work permit quota for foreign partners. Any foreign based investor wishing to setup in Nigeria must apply for the right immigration status and this can be channelled through the Ministry of Interiors.
Appoint proven consultants and professional practitioners (Accountants, Lawyers etc). This, we cannot over emphasise. If you desire to successfully operate in Nigeria, you will need to have the most competent professionals working in your team.
Set up local bank account. There are quite a number of quality commercial banks in Nigeria and your choice will certainly determine the type of support you will derive.
Secure Operational base. Your choice of location to setup is absolutely vital obviously depending on the line of business or service being considered.