Speakers at a programme on Thursday called for facilitating international investments in Bangladesh.
They came up with the call at an event marking a partnership between LightCastle Partners, a Dhaka based consulting firm, and Netherlands-based Larive International, said a press release.
Larive International is a network of independent business development advisory firms in 24 high-growth markets throughout Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey and Sub-Saharan Africa.
LightCastle has recently entered into a strategic agreement with Larive International.
Under the agreement, LightCastle will become the exclusive Member of the Larive Group in Bangladesh.
Both the organisations will jointly provide professional services like business intelligence, market entry and growth strategy, M&A advisory and post investment services for interested investors in Bangladesh.
Speakers insisted on the importance of attracting investments in Bangladesh for fostering growth, creating employment, and for tackling the potential fallout of the 4th industrial revolution.
Attending as a special guest, M Riaz Hamidullah, Bangladesh’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, said as Bangladesh economy surges, within global supply and value chains, the Dutch business sees significant scope to partner with Bangladeshi peers.
Davinia Lamme, Managing Director of Larive International, expressed her optimism about the strategic partnership with LightCastle. “By joining forces with the LightCastle team, we are well-positioned to support our client base in this fast-growing market,” she said.
“Having already worked with Larive on several projects in Bangladesh, we are delighted to formalize our alliance,” says Bijon Islam, CEO of LightCastle.
Moderated by Ivdad Ahmed Khan Mojlish, Managing Director of LightCastle, Matthias Brienen, Director, Larive International, also spoke at the event.
Zahedul Amin, Director, Consulting Services, LightCastle, presented the keynote paper.
Both the organisations have agreed to co-organise a series of public events in the near future for promoting investment opportunities in Bangladesh for international investors.