Fortune 500 financial services company operating in 75+ countries.
The client lacked a system and governance structure to evaluate the risk of entering international markets. The company had previously been unsuccessful in entering new markets and wanted to effectively expand their global footprint. Furthermore, this system needed to be aligned to the ten-year forecasting process and the internal allocation of capital based on the expected returns for expansion.
Bâton Global (B|G) developed a customized, industry and firm specific tool to assess overall market risk that expanded beyond solely economic and financial metrics.
The design and integration of the tool provided more accurate pricing and capital allocation estimates in entering new markets. It also gave leaders on the executive team and in business units an opportunity to make more data-driven, strategic decisions.
The scope of this project includes four main areas of activity:
The Insight phase of the project focused on the development of justified and standardized definitions, understandings, and quantification of country risk across 10+ businesses supporting operations in 75+ countries.
Innovation in the project included:
The Integration phase of the project focused on supporting the internal team to manage the process and the executive team to rolling out the process across the enterprise.
Design of tool enables: