PNO Presentation

Report
Investment support
systems – Poland and
European Union
Paul van Kooperen
Managing Partner PNO CEE
14th June 2012
About us in Central Europe
public funding and investment landing solutions
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Solutions from Baltics to Balkans
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10 offices in 7 countries,
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80 professionals
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30 year experience in EU/10 years in CEE
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over 1.000 clients
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independent positioning
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We are proud to serve ……………..
our international clients
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Areas of interest
Research &
Development
Government
Relations
Management
Strategic
Investments
– green fields
Investment
financing
Corporate
Social
Responsibility
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Access to
networks
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The European Union
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27 countries (member states)
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1 legal framework
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1 framework on state aid (grants &
incentives)
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Each member state can set its own
FDI-support policy within the legal
framework
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Within the EU free movements of
goods and people
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Currency union (Euro) in the largest
part of the economy
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Poland
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+4.3 % GDP growth in 2011: best in
EU
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Strongly improved legal framework
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Generous+accessible FDI-support
policy
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Well educated and eager work force
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Good (technical) education
infrastructure
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Cities: good quality of life
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Public funding areas
Theme
Governmental policy
Ambitions company
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Energy
Energy savings
Durable economy
Decrease of congestion
(CAPEX and OPEX)
Efficiency improvement
Operational best-in-class
More production with less energy
Green energy/bio based
Smart logistic concepts
Durable product development
(cradle-to-cradle)
Corporate Social Responsibility
Environment
Decreasing environmental
pressure
Reduction of emission to air,
soil, water, sound
(CAPEX and OPEX)
Innovation&Wo
rld class prod
Europe as most competitive
economy
Stimulating technological
innovation and world class
production
(R&D expend & CAPEX)
Claim position as segment leader
Accelerate time-to-market
Competitive product offering
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Increasing employability of low
qualified people
Labour &
education
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(OPEX)
Upgrading
Professionalcapabilities
of employees
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Public funding areas
Have a look at the hand-outs
available to you
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FDI trajectory
Opportunity/
urgency
Orientation/
Business
planning
Investigate business
opportunities
Initial awareness:
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Location choice
Grants/ incentives
Decision
GO/NO GO
Investment
preparation
Investment
realization
Prepare for a
Safe Landing of
your
investment
360 finance
arrangement
Location
permits
People
Financing & Transactions process
Landing the investment: location, legal, tax; accounting; payrolling; sourcing
Realisation process grants / incentives
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Strategic production/R&D location
Poland
Profile:
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Austrian investor; +1000 staff; global producer
Global sales
Development and production of construction materials
Large construction projects
Investment project:
• Green field operation for production and R&D
• Wage advantage (2/3 of W Europe)
• Investment in a growth region including Russia,
Ukraine
• Close to big W European markets
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Strategic production/R&D location
Poland
Challenge:
• to apply for the grant before any constructions starts
(time spent waiting for an application call)
• regional business restructuring to maximise granting
opportunities
• to comply with grantor requirements, especially on
suppliers and contractors selection
Result:
• €7,2 mln cash granted (40% of the capex)
• project realised between June 2009 and Sep 2011
• effective cash received from the grantor €7,05 mln
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Strategic expansion production
location
West Poland
Profile:
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Dutch investor; multinational, bakery products;
In Poland distribution company
1st phase Eur 15 Mln in production lines
Biggest market: Germany; Poland expansion market
Investment:
• Greenfield production location
• Wage advantage (2/3 of W Europe)
• Investment in a large growth market
• Close to biggest W European market
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Strategic expansion production
location West Poland
Challenge:
• Find a suitable location in a short time frame
• close as possible to its biggest market
• close to motorway infra
• availability of qualified work force
• optimal incentive package
Result:
• Location selection within 2 months
• Matching tax incentive package within 3 months
• 50% Tax Benefit on a €15 Mln investment+ option for
a 50% expansion.
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Summary: why Poland
• Excellent entry into Europe
• Well educated, skilled and hard working
• Competitive FDI grants & incentives for
production, R&D and service centers
• Part of the world’s largest internal market
• Strong performing internal market
• Low Corporate Income tax: 19%
• Consistently climbing the ranks of
Transparency International (now 5.5)
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PNO Central and Eastern Europe
Poland: PNO Consultants Sp.zo.o
Ul. Ostrobramska 75 C 04-175 Warsaw
Paul van Kooperen, Managing Partner
Mobile: +31(6) 31 975 642
Skype: paul.van.kooperen
E-Mail: [email protected]
www.pnocee.com
www.greenmulberry.com
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