- Country: Switzerland
- Industry: Food, Beverages, Tabacco
- Stage: Initial growth (first revenues)
- Years in operations: 1, Employees: 2
- Investment size: $100,000 / min. $20,000
- ROI: 27% in 1 years
- Type of investment: Debt, Equity
Swiss based company with a team with more than 20 years professional experience in the area of export/import of different kind of goods looking for investors.
Project Aim: Direct Export, Import and wholesale of beverages with positive and healing effects, in Switzerland and the rest of the German speaking countries.
Project Duration: 3 years
Project Phases: 1. Penetration on the Swiss market, at first; 2. Building and Development of a trade house; 3. Penetration on the German and Austrian markets.
Project Home: Switzerland
Project Developer: A Swiss based company with a team with more then 20 years professional experience in the area of export/import of different kind of goods.
Project Progress: First import and wholesales, in Switzerland started this month
Funding needs: About $100'000 USD for the first phase only.
Payback period: 12 up to 14 months with a two months grace period
ROI: Above 25.0%
• Beverages made by the latest technology available on the market (still very few producers in Europe have it);
• Producers are certified with the highest quality standard of the goods, in Europe ever (limited number of holders of such one);
• Products responding to the market demand of healthy drinks without any unhealthy ingredients;
• Direct Import and so opportunity to offer fair prices (in compare with the unreal high prices by the competitors based on the using "the trend wave" market situation);
• Good connections with big local clients, from years;
• Still undeveloped locations and market niche by the competition;
• Experienced team.
Rationale for the deal
• Strong increasingly demand of healthy beverages together with a base of educated customers with strong preferences to healthy way of living, even at a higher price;
• Very good infrastructure, communications, and high acceptance of the kind of services we offer;
• Fast and well organized model of purchases payments, in short terms, incl. different ways of such ones.
• We extend our working hours, incl. holidays, the area of servicing, and the kind of services we offer.
• We have a great 10+ years experience in the international trade.
Use of financing
The first stage funds of $ 100,000 USD will be used as follows:
• $ 60,000 purchase of goods,
• $ 15,000 promotion & advertising campaigns,
• $ 15,000 purchase of a small truck,
• $ 10,000 office and storage equipment.
Investments in 3 rounds needed: In some 6 Months we will need funds again to enlarge our market positions to the whole German speaking area, in the country where we will need app $ 500K and in some 12 Months we will need to source funds for our trade house building where we will need app € 1,500,000 USD.
Opportunity for the investor
Debt investment or hands-on or silent are appreciated. In any case, the payback period is as stated above - 12 to 14 Months for the first round and the ROI is above 25%. We prefer to use up to 3 Months grace period. The returns could follow a monthly or quarterly based schedule.
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