Cedar has been assisting Japanese clients globally since the mid-eighties. The primary focus has been on assisting leading Japanese companies in the assessment of global markets and detailed assessment of market, product and competitive dynamics, and in development of strategies for accelerated growth. Cedar has significant expertise in the manufacturing sector and has helped Japanese clients in the food & beverage, printing & imaging, telecom, electronics, metals, energy, industrial and related equipment sectors. In addition, Cedar is in a position to not only assess opportunities and develop strategies but also to assist in the execution of the strategy including joint venture/M&A transactions, new plant location and operations set-up, due diligence, component/vendor sourcing, implementing sales, marketing and supply chain processes, and implementing HR and IT strategies.
Cedar’s approach can be characterized as follows – ability to not only formulate the strategy, but also assist in its execution, significant focus towards exceeding client expectations and great client relationship, advice that is honest and actionable, fastracked and rapid project execution, and a high level of ethics and integrity.
Cedar’s office in Tokyo further strengthens its commitment to its Japanese clients, as they seek to expand their investments and strategies beyond the US and Europe towards emerging markets like India and the Middle East.