OAK provides its clients with practical support for their commercial development on foreign markets, offering them all-encompassing consulting that covers the entire process of internationalisation, with the ultimate goal of managing complex, constantly evolving economic scenarios. Through strategic business vision and planning, client companies are given the tools needed to maximise their performance and reduce risks in dealings in the target market.
To optimise the pursuit of growth objectives on foreign markets, OAK also makes available to its client companies its services as a TEM (Temporary Export Manager), adjusting the various strategic and operational steps to fit the specific characteristics of the client: from an analysis of the company’s international potential to the identification of its target markets, from an export check-up to the formulation of a strategic plan and the drafting of a business plan, up to and including the implementation of the latter, together with the recruitment of industrial, commercial and financial partners. Within the framework of constant collaboration, each phase is shared and planned together with the client.
In addition to working alongside businesses in drawing up their development projects, OAK provides them with support in procuring the financial resources needed to carry out the efforts, supplying clients with information and specialised support with regard to instruments of facilitated and ordinary financing for projects of internationalisation, research, development and innovation.
Since 2021, OAK has been chosen by SACE as an official partner for assisting Italian companies in learning of, and putting to the best possible use, the SACE and SIMEST instruments available to them. Through exclusive access that includes advantageous procedures and fees, clients of OAK can utilise tools and benefits involving: Digital Factoring, Deferred Payments, Credit Insurance, Construction and Property Guarantees, Warranties, Debt Collection in Italy and Abroad, Facilitated Financing, Capital Holdings and Venture Capital Funds, and Assistance with Export Credits.
Through its advisory activities, OAK sets out to recognise and foresee the changes that occur in complex contexts, in order to enable companies to grow by directing them towards new business opportunities, at the same time as an effort is made to reduce the possible impact of any risks to a minimum.
To complete the consulting on the entry strategy, once the proper target markets have been identified for the company, OAK handles the drafting of a business plan, while overseeing operations of merger and acquisition, and due diligence, in addition to providing organisational consulting, in order to limit the administrative responsibility of organisations, especially with respect to Legislative Decree 231/01.
Furthermore, as a final step, the financial department of OAK analyses the structure, the needs and the cash flows of the company, ensuring that they are all suitable and pointing out any critical problems while proposing corrective measures and evaluating the various potential sources of financing.
In these areas, the contribution of OAK is set apart by the multidisciplinary talents it employs, professionals whose experience, operational skills and networks of relations allow them to fully cover a range of different consulting areas.
Oak offers accounting services regarding accounting, taxes, legal affairs and audits to companies and professionals who require complete, precise and timely assistance addressing all their activities.
A complete service for the keeping of accounting records, in accordance with current statutes and regulations, as well as the required economic-financial information disclosures; OAK also draws up reporting, based in the client’s needs, in order to have a precise overview of company operations.
The advantage offered by OAK in the management of accounting & tax activities is the supply of a precise service employing a team of trained professionals with up-to-date knowledge of all the latest accounting and tax regulations.
Finally, the accounting & tax services of OAK also include specialised consulting on international taxation, in order to provide support, on the basis of a fully integrated group plans of taxes and duties, to companies that operate in different companies and under a variety of jurisdictions.
The main areas of specialisation within the departments are:
In the course of domestic and international business operations, a variety of critical factors must be considered and known, including in light of frequent updates in laws and regulations that are often not easily understandable. To address such needs, we have developed individualised services of legal consulting.
The legal consulting provided by OAK covers commercial and corporate law, situations of bankruptcy and business crisis, the laws governing tenders and infrastructures, plus litigation, including cases brought before higher courts or arbiters, as well as industrial law and the protection of copyrights.
OAK can also carry out activities of control and analysis, or issue opinions, to prevent NPL and UTP, or special situations, in addition to acting as a legal advisor in operations of securitisation or restructuring.
Audit activities are an extremely important analytical procedure that allows the client to understand and certify the economic state of the company and its operating results, providing an effective tool for predicting future scenarios.
During audit activities, the figures and information that serve as the groundwork for strategic decisions or actions meant to improve the company’s performance are gathered.
OAK offers audit operations in accounting sectors to verify accuracy under civil law and tax regulation; it also certifies financial statements and prepares the documentation needed for any extraordinary operations. Its consulting approach is based on solid knowledge of the client company, of the market in which it operates, of the strategies it is enacting, of the risks it may face and of the objectives it sets itself.
A special division of OAK provides services and consulting regarding civil-law procedures, taxes, accounting and finance as they relate to the world of volunteer activities, non-profit associations, social cooperation and entities of the third sector in general. We assist clients with all activities of general interest typical of the “enterprises” of the third sector: procedures for the foundation of organisations, associations, foundations and cooperatives, the drafting of by-laws and internal regulations, entry in consolidated national registers of the third sector, facilitated terms for obtaining credit through solidarity securities and social lending, as well as financial statements and assessments of the social impact of the activities of organisations.
We assist with procedures for the recognition of legal status, including that of foreign organisations, and for entry on rolls and in registers in general.