Business intelligence and market entry support in developing economies throughout the world.
We are a business intelligence and market entry specialist helping investors and management reduce risk and plan for success in India, South Asia and other developing economies.
IHI was established by IMM, a market entry company, and Harsil Associates, a business intelligence agency. Both IMM and Harsil have many years’ experience in the South Asian theatre.
Our case work relies on intelligence specialists, investigative journalists, experienced accountants, diplomats, and business practitioners with front line experience.
We offer clear, hard-to-access business intelligence as well as practical advice on how to prosper in challenging markets.
Who we are
Dean Nelson – Founder of Harsil Associates, former Editor of the Sunday Times Insight Team and South Asia Editor of the Daily Telegraph. Lead investigator for international corporations and global business intelligence companies.
What we do
IHI draws on the best intelligence-gathering resources and local market knowledge to offer clear insights and practical advice on how to enter, operate in, and manage some of the world’s most challenging markets.
Our services include:
Discreet enhanced due diligence reports
Actionable insights on potential suppliers and partners; who they are and how their practices may affect your brand and business.
Arbitration and litigation support
Support when relationships break down, from fraud and corruption inquiries to asset-tracing investigations.
Country risk reports
Detailed reports on the political and regulatory landscape, human rights, anti-bribery and corruption compliance as well as advice on how policy changes impact investments and operations.
Clear advice drawn from our network of associates including diplomatic, political and business editors to make sure your voice is heard in complex situations.
Supply chain management investigations
Compliance support from health, safety and manufacturing best-practice to the prevention of child and bonded labour.
Market selection and planning
Market selection and planning, mergers and acquisition support, transaction management and operational set-up.
We assemble the right team for each project and operate to the highest ethical standards in compliance with UK, EU, US and other relevant legislation.