Sebastien Clamorgan’s Venia International to open the gateways to the MENA region
Venia International is a global consulting and investment firm founded and led by Sebastien Clamorgan, a well-known professional who operates in the business areas of consultancy and representation of multinationals, private equity, shipping & logistics to infrastructure, food & beverage, and real estate.
The services provided by Sebastien Clamorgan’s firm
Founded in the late Nineties, Venia International is a major player in the African and Middle East Region. It started operating by setting up business partnerships with key players, for instance joint ventures with companies dealing with sectors such as oil and gas, shipping, food and beverage, security, consumer goods, and real estate. Over its more than 25 years of activity, Sebastien Clamorgan and his firm supported the establishment of many international brands, by carrying out several projects across different business sectors. As a consequence of hid ability to provide crucial insights into markets, combined with a wide regional know-how, the firm became a reference point in the Middle East and North Africa area. The services provided by Venia International include a wide range of insights, local contents, know-how, planning and growth processes. The firm, in fact, supports companies’ successful market entry by providing advice on the best approaches for successful and profitable business. Furthermore, it gives support to ensure that companies comply with the relevant policies and regulations in force where businesses are run. In addition to this, the firm is well known for the partnerships built with global players – such as those with companies related to food & beverage, oil & gas, logistics and shipping – as well as for the initiatives undertaken across several fields.
Venia International and Sebastien Clamorgan’s initiatives
A relevant example among the projects the firm took part in is the recent Slum2School initiative, a developmental organization that aims at empowering children in hard to reach communities with quality education. In close collaboration with Eat’n’Go, the Slum2School initiative allowed raising 50 million naira during the year 2019. This sum will support 1000 kids into school, helping to provide education for Nigerian children and coping with the shortcomings in the sector. Since December 2018, the project made it possible to donate 100 naira for every Eat’n’go product purchased. The initiative was carried out with Eat’n’Go, the leading franchisee for Domino’s Pizza, Cold Stone Creamery, and Pinkberry Gourmet Frozen Yoghurt in Nigeria. Dedicated to bringing Food & Beverage brands to Africa, the restaurant group is a joint venture which includes Sebastien Clamorgan ‘s Venia International as a shareholder. The food and beverage group is headquartered in Lagos (Nigeria) and started its operation in 2012. Over time, it managed to open more than 100 stores across the country. The remarkable success achieved was also due to its important partnerships, among which the global consulting and investment firm founded by Sebastien Clamorgan stands out. The support given by Venia International to develop new companies, in fact, plays an increasingly relevant role within the region, and led the company to be recognized today as the reference point in the Middle East and North Africa area.