LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--International Corporate Advisers WGP Global has been confirmed as an official partner of The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC).
The Council was established in 2014 with the support of the Commonwealth Secretariat. The CWEIC works closely with each of the 53 Commonwealth Governments to attract investment and promote enterprise. It also works with private member companies to expand their businesses and to help with new investments in any Commonwealth country.
As a member partner, WGP Global will be part of the network as well as contributing to sector working groups and CWEIC’s programmes such as its anti-corruption drive and Commonwealth First, a major initiative to help SMEs enter new markets.
WGP Global works with clients across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South East Asia. With global headquarters in London, the multi-national consultancy has already established an exciting reputation advising on project finance, IPOs, cross-border transactions, global expansion and corporate acceleration. Its specialist divisions are in technology and gaming, sports and media, Government relations, health and infrastructure.
Chris Orchard, CEO of WGP Global said: “The Commonwealth includes some of the world’s fastest growing economies such as India, Malaysia and Singapore. We have a decade of experience in nurturing enterprise and helping businesses secure investment in these regions. We have worked with the CWEIC since its establishment in 2014 and are looking forward to supporting the ambition to strengthen business links across the Commonwealth.”
In addition to establishing the best conditions for business development and investment, the Council also helps to shape policy and share best practice.
Oliver Everett, Chief Executive Officer of the CWEIC said ‘By 2020, 40% of the global workforce will be in the Commonwealth. This makes the association of the 53 countries an exciting prospect for trade and investment. Our current focus is on economic governance and good business practice, infrastructure investment, sustainability, supporting SMEs, women in business and youth entrepreneurship.”