Market Entry – Payments Processing

Objective

Provide a US payments processing company interested in entering a new market with a more comprehensive understanding of the local regulatory and political environment, as well as the associated political and commercial risks.

Results

An investigation of relationships between incumbents in the local payments processing industry and politicians and power brokers found several instances of corruption, conflicts of interest and bribery.

Value-add

By combining our investigative due diligence and risk advisory capabilities, Forward Risk was able to help the client assess the commercial and political risks associated with the local payments processing industry. Our report provided actionable, fact-based intelligence to support the client’s development of a successful market entry strategy.