global business strategies



Global Vision.

Local Insight.


Facilitating Investment & Trade in the World's Emerging Markets

GBS has worked with clients over a range of projects in sectors that include agriculture, financial services, housing, information & communication technology, mining, oil and gas, energy (including renewables), transportation & logistics, media & entertainment and eco-tourism.

Select projects GBS has undertaken include:

  • Designed market-entry strategy for European-based cosmetic company's international expansion.

  • Created successful marketing strategy and promotional campaign for U.S.-based investment advisory group, increasing its client leads by over 50%.

  • Worked with leading U.S.-based telecommunications company on its acquisitions strategy in Africa, including how to leverage the policy advisory work of the World Bank and other multilateral financial institutions to effectively obtain their objective.


  • Advised African-based institution on structuring its international fund-raising for a $250 million+ pan-African private equity fund.

  • Designed and implemented a government relations and business development strategy for an asset manager specializing in emerging market sovereign clients to expand into eastern and southern Africa.

  • Worked with the CEO of a European-based mining house on developing their acquisition strategy of African assets and executing an international capital-raising campaign.

  • Developed global partnership strategy for a Fortune 100 Company as part of its Global Public Affairs program to enhance its relationship with local communities and national governments of emerging market countries in which they operated.

  • Facilitated regulatory clearances for rehabilitation of multi-country intermodal transportation network across three countries in Eastern and Central Africa, enabling company to successfully begin operations.

  • Structured and launched communications and partnership strategy for initiative dedicated to conserving Africa's wildlife heritage, culminating in increased funding directed toward conservation efforts in Africa.

    • Advised founder of Europe-based housing-construction not-for-profit on broadening its funding base, expanding its operations in Africa and developing a government relations strategy.