The Gazette

23Sep 2013

Written by Bruce Mitchell, Senior Advisor to Lombard Global, Inc. Edited by William Billeaud, President of Lombard Global, Inc. Why would anyone want to move their manufacturing operations to the other side of the world in an ancient country and culture ruled by a Communist government? Here is one of many possible scenarios. A company […]

08Oct 2013

Researched and written by: Megha Singh, Director of Global Strategy and Finance at Lombard Global, Inc. Edited by: William Billeaud, President of Lombard Global, Inc. Private Equity has traditionally reported its performance by using Internal Rate of Return (IRR).  IRR is defined as the discount rate that makes the net present value of a series of cash […]

14Oct 2013

Written by Bruce Mitchell, Senior Advisor of Lombard Global, Inc. Edited by William Billeaud, President of Lombard Global, Inc. Step 1: Establish Project Teams The Executive Team Consider utilizing two teams to implement manufacturing in China.  The initial team should be the Executive Team including the Company President and Chief Executive Officer, Division President, Corporate […]

16Oct 2013

Written by Megha Agarwal Singh, Director of Strategy for Lombard Global, Inc. Edited by William Billeaud, President of Lombard Global, Inc. How much would you pay for a business? Knowing what assets are worth is what determines intelligent decision making – to make a portfolio investment, pay for a takeover, sell your business and financing […]

18Dec 2013

Written by: Dallas Terry Edited and Published by: William Billeaud While it’s true that employing a sustainable waste management plan will improve a firm’s bottom line, it takes knowledge and a sense of innovation to recognize the many benefits of employing a zero waste business. I’m sure we’d all love to carry out a zero […]

19Dec 2013

  Written by:  Ales Senegacnik Edited and published by:  William Billeaud               Slovenian automotive industry Source: sloveniatimes.com Background Slovenia is a relatively young country that declared its independence in 1991 from Yugoslavia and joined the European Union (EU) in 2004. Since its independence the country’s economy has boomed. Between […]

07Jan 2014

Written by Bruce Mitchell Edited and published by William Billeaud If you have available equipment in the U.S. that you can relocate without impacting your existing manufacturing capacity for current sales, you should seriously consider relocating the equipment to your China operations.  If you think that all you need to do is disconnect the equipment, […]

09Jan 2014

written by: Bruce Mitchell edited and published by: William Billeaud Obtaining a Building Construction Permit Prerequisites 1. You have selected the Industrial Zone and contracted to purchase the land and/or to have a Developer construct your facility. 2. Received a business license establishing your Chinese Company. As part of this process you will have also […]

15Jan 2014

written by: Bruce Mitchell edited and published by: William Billeaud Environmental Permitting Procedure It is important during the entire process that you ask as many questions with knowledgeable people as you can find in order to get detail, different perspectives and to determine consistency from different sources. This applies to locating equipment vendors, determining utility […]