About iCAABS

iCAABS is a boutique consultancy based in Sao Paulo, Brazil assisting international companies enter the Brazilian market. iCAABS consultants are British, American and Brazilian.

iCAABS offers fully flexible services and can advise at all stages of a company’s entry strategy, project manage a full business start-up through to managing the front and back office operations of the new entity.

iCAABS core consultancy services are in the areas of; Strategic & Business Planning, Finance & Accounting, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Development, HR, Legal, Recruitment, Supply Chain, Logistics and Distribution, Marketing, Market Research, IT & Network Support, Purchasing & Procurement, Property Search, Importing & Exporting, Programme & Project Management, Ex-Pat Support, Executive Leadership Development & Training.

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The World Bank's latest rankings are out. 189 Countries are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 – 189. The lower the number means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting a business and operation of a local firm. i.e. The number 1 country on the list is the easies ...


Several times a week we’re contacted by companies that want to enter Brazil but there is a catch.  You see the company wants to sell huge amounts of their product in Brazil and make a huge margin, but they don’t want to invest a single dollar and they don’t want to take any risk.  They wa ...


Can International SMEs afford to enter the Brazilian market?

We were discussing the various economic indicators plus costs and resources of entering the Brazilian market with a potential client.

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Feasibility Study

To achieve the most effective route when entering a new market the first stage in deciding whether to enter the Brazilian market or not calls for a detailed feasibility study.

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Doing Business in Brazil

Are you looking to take advantage of one of the fastest growing economies in the world? With the Olympics and World Cup coming are you looking to take advantage by expanding your business into the enormous Brazilian market

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