• If you are exploring the possibility of setting up your own entity, chances are that you would have considered doing so for very many reasons: Strategic, Operational or both!
  • The risks and challenges of entry into another country coupled with the complexity of a different work culture, and the imperative of ensuring quick wins, may be daunting
  • We at CaptiveAide understand that the number of pieces that have to fall into place are many and varied. Our single-window approach is one compelling reason why you should consider letting us assist you.


  • CaptiveAide can help you validate – through our assessment services
    • Whether should set up your entity
    • What you could transition to your entity in India
    • What your product strategy should be
  • We can develop your ROI/business case or do a market study, and provide advisory on your entry strategy
  • Your entry strategy is a key decision for you. Our aim would be ensure a risk-managed, soft landing strategy in an optimal location. Our array of solutions include:
    • Warehousing or Incubation
    • Set up (including incubation or warehousing as the initial solution ),
    • Partnerships/Joint Venture services
    • Acquisition & Integration services
    • De-risked BOT model
  • Subsequently, we take responsibility to advise on location, Setup, Build & Transition, Stabilize and Run the local entity on behalf of the global enterprise. As your local corporate function, we provide local governance and oversight
  • Should you choose to opt for our India Services, we would be happy to explore Retained Representation services that include
    • Product strategy & market representation,
    • Business Development,
    • Selective Fund Raising solutions

Case 1 : Risk Free Setup through Run and Build of an India captive entity to leverage India and build globally competitive service models, for one of the world’s leading outsourcing advisory firms.

  • The client wanted to leverage the India story to be able to be more competitive in the global marketplace for their consulting services
  • The client also had, via an acquisition, an existing entity in India, that developed a proprietary product for the company, but was unsuited to be grown as the larger entity
  • The approach was to set up a new company-owned entity in India and merge the existing entity into the new company
  • Developed the business case and budgets
  • Used our Transition Operate Transform Outcomes (T-O-T-O) Model to execute on the plan
  • Conducted workshops to orient the senior leadership on getting the offshore plan right; also conducted two way culture workshops
  • Completed the location study and identified the right facilities, provided the design for IT infrastructure and employee facilities and ensured completion in tie for the first batch of recruits
  • Deployed our ecosystem partners to provide support across Finance, IT, Administration, Recruitment and HR Administration
  • Localized the global HR mandates and policies, developed locally appropriate Role and Compensation structures
  • Hired / provided the core team of managers for the facility
  • Continue to provide local governance and support
  • On time and below budget entity establishment
  • Nil non-compliances across all financial, legal and people processes
  • Significant cost savings during setup (~20%)
  • Quality talent hired despite client being a lesser known brand locally
  • Smooth integration of the existing entity and its people and assets into the new company