We enable our clients to focus on what really matters: their business. Our experienced and fluent English speaking senior team members are appointed as the legally required attorney-in-fact (procurador) of foreign shareholders, the company manager (administrador/diretor) and/or any other required positions. They notify our clients of any relevant developments they become aware of on the ground, if requested coordinate the backoffice and accounting services, and take action strictly upon our clients' instructions.
Pursuant to Brazilian corporate law, a Brazilian company has to be managed by a Brazilian resident individual. IL Management provides experienced statutory managers for Brazilian companies that take over all administrative tasks and responsibilities in connection with this position.
REPRESENTATIVE FOR TENDERS AND PUBLIC CONTRACTS
The participation in infrastructure, education, health care, public services and tourism projects is oftentimes subject to public tender procedures in Brazil. We provide one-stop support to our clients before, during and after the tender procedures and act as legal representatives of our foreign clients during tender procedures and the execution of public contracts.
The rules for Brazilian companies concerning corporate compliance and in particular corruption prevention are increasingly complex. IL Management provides external compliance officer services through an experienced compliance expert and can implement comprehensive and tailor-made compliance management solutions for Brazilian companies.
DOMICILIATION AND BACKOFFICE
We provide domiciliation and backoffice services to assist our clients in Brazil with the coordination of bank affairs, accountants, their legal entities' domiciliation and other formal requirements and matters. IL Management acts as the point of contact for part or all of our clients' domiciliation and backoffice matters.
We provide your company with a business address at an exclusive and central city location. This provides your business with the advantage of a local identity without structural costs. Upon request, you can use our meeting and work rooms.
We dispose of modern and functional office space, which is fully equipped and available for rent. We provide a wide range of additional services, such as secretary, telephone service and/or marketing support.
To operate in Brazil, a Brazilian legal entity needs a Brazilian bank account. The brazilian bank account’s opening process can be surprisingly time-consuming and complex . Based on our contacts and experience, we assist you in swiftly opening and registering the bank account, as well as setting up internet banking facilities. If requested, we operate and monitor the bank account via internet banking on your behalf.
We support you in all aspects of HR management including recruitment, contracting, advice on payroll, registration with social insurance, management of permanent payroll and termination of employment agreements.
Based on our significant experience with expats in Brazil, we assist expats with obtaining legal documents including visa, housing, rental, buying, selling or managing their real estate, and other issues.
Increase your efficiency by using our secretarial services. Your clients can always reach you during working hours by telephone, mail or email. We can also assist with organizing your schedule and appointments as well as making reservations for you.
CERTIFICATES & LICENSES
Depending on the business purpose of your company, licenses and/or certifications have to be obtained from Brazilian authorities prior to starting the business activities. We assist you with preparing the application forms for obtaining such licenses and certifications and guide you through the entire process.
BUSINESS PROCESS OUTSOURCING
We offer you the possibility to outsource your non-core processes in order to increase efficiency and focus on your core business. Processes get streamlined and become more transparent - we mitigate your operational risks.
LOGISTICS AND DISTRIBUTION PARTNER
With a network of trusted contacts in the logistics and distribution sectors as well as our own internal specialists, we offer tailor-made solutions to our foreign clients that wish to have a reliable partner in Brazil for the importation, local logistics and distribution of their products.
IMPORTATION AND LOGISTICS
If you wish to export goods to Brazil, these will have to be cleared at customs and probably transported to and stored at a storage. We assist in obtaining the required import licenses and coordinate the logistics and storage of our clients' goods.
Industry know-how in the industry is key to set up an effective distribution network. We assist you with working on robust distribution solutions with the aim of maximizing your goods' sales in the Brazilian market. We can work on distribution solutions with our industry experts with the aim to set up the best possible distribution operations for maximizing your goods' impact on the Brazilian market.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND M&A
We render business development and intermediation services of all kind to our clients: from market entry studies to identifying and liaising with potential clients or partners and providing M&A advice. We rely on our experience, network and team members to move our clients' business forward.
MARKET ENTRY STUDIES
We define a market entry strategy and simulate costs, including import taxes and other expenses. We assist you with evaluating different scenarios such as cooperating with a Brazilian distributor or setting up local operations on your own or with a Brazilian partner.
BUSINESS INTERMEDIATION AND CONTACT
We connect you to business partners and support you with our large network of contacts in most Brazilian industries (including, but not limited to, renewable energy, waste management, machinery and equipment manufacturing, agriculture, oil & gas, real estate). We can do industry searches to identify potential clients/partners, find out the key contacts, contact those and participate in initial meetings.
MONITORING OF PUBLIC TENDERS
We monitor and track public tenders via the internet and specialized databases. Whenever opportunities appear that may be of interest to your company, we immediately inform you so that you are not caught inadvertently and can prepare for the proceeding well in advance.
ACCOUNTING, AUDIT AND FINANCE
In line with our one-stop-shop philosophy, IL Management, through IL Accounting, also provides accounting and audit services. Our integrated accounting and bookkeeping team is experienced with the requirements of the servicing the subsidiaries of multinationals and perfectly fluent English and can provide any or all of the following services:
- Bookkeeping according to BR GAAP
- Preparation of trial balance, balance sheet and profit & loss statements
- Management of and compliance with municipal, state and federal fiscal obligations and annual income tax return
- Management of and compliance with payroll and social security obligations
- Preparation of periodic reports to the shareholders
We can support you in accounting, payroll calculations and accounting and tax obligations and reporting. Our accounting team also handles cases related to accounting and management accounting and preparation of reports in Portuguese or English.
Brazilian companies must comply with accounting rules and strict tax and labor procedures that are subject to constant change. IL Management helps its clients with a review and analysis, if a Brazilian company complies with the rules and preparing audit reports, whether for internal control, certifications or in the context of M&A transactions.
Our team of audit and accounting provides advice on financial matters of all types, including, for example, the simulation import costs or sales revenues, or to compare the profitability of different business models.
ACCOMPANYING FAIRS AND BUSINESS EVENTS
According to the customer's expansion interests and their desire to be recognized among the competitive market, we offer support in their exhibitions at fairs and events in Brazil, accompanying him throughout the process and providing proper advice.
ORGANIZATION AND PREPARATION
Before a fair, there are already many organizational work needed, starting with the choice of the fair, space booking, up until the assembly of stands and follow-up. We provide the entire organization and preparation to ensure your comfort, in addition to ensuring your transportation to the event and meetings with clients.
If necessary, we also help with the logistics, for example, to import samples of your product to display.
We have a prepared team to translate the marketing material for you and help in meetings with potential customers.
We will accompany you to the selected event and support you in business meetings, so you will have a companion in your native language which can translate when necessary.
To use your time in Brazil the most effective way, we can get in touch with your prospects for you, making it easier to reach the target public process, and schedule meetings, during the event and outside of it.
IL Management supports companies and investors find and develop their impact line of investment in the Brazilian market. As defined by the Global Impact Investment Network, impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. As witnessed in many other emerging countries, Brazil registered a strong increase in the number of impact investors and amount of impact capital over the past years.
IL ADVISORY SERVICES
Our team of investment experts supports investors to set up their investment strategy for the Brazilian market and define specific goals based on individual objectives and capacities. Furthermore, we offer support throughout the execution phase, from administrative and financial activities, legal and accounting matters, to essential trustee functions, such as the legal representation of foreign investors and acting as administrators.
We analyze the current business environment, build a market infrastructure for investors and find and develop opportunities.
You want to meet with other impact investors interested in the Brazilian market to share information, find other players for co-investing projects and expand your network? We assist with the organization of a private event, from the invitation, selection of location, up to program creation.