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SOFRECO is a highly international company in terms of its clients, its partners, the nationalities of its experts, its headquarters staff and its presence in numerous countries.
We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.
SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists
Private sector, enterprises
Services to support the Executive Privatisation Commission (EPC) in its public private partnership activities (2010-2013)
The project will focus on the capacity building of EPC staff, strategic advice on sector policies for infrastructure development and municipal services through PPP, stakeholder coordination, promotion of PPP opportunities, and support in the coordination of transaction advisory services, with the aim of transferring PPP transaction-specific skills and know-how to key Jordanian experts. The development and implementation of PPP transactions in infrastructure and municipal service sectors will encompass feasibility analyses, the development of PPP transaction plans, transaction documents including draft PPP contracts, as well as evaluation and negotiation assistance.
Recruitment of the Programme Support Unit for the Trade Facilitation Support and Short-term Technical Assistance Programme (2009-2010)
Recruitment of a team of sectoral experts forming a Programme Support Unit (PSU) for the Ministry of Trade in the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Support Programme;
Providing the programme with a team of experts for short-term interventions in fields such as team and programme management, market organisation, international trade, quality control, fraud prevention and market failures, consumer protection, competition law, training engineering, and project financial and accountancy management.
Support for the improvement of the investment climate and export climate (2009-2010)
Improvement of the economic development of Azerbaijan and reduction of its dependence on the oil sector through: promotion of economic diversification and exports in non oil sectors, including through increasing share listing and the country private sector attractiveness for FDI, and fostering the development of capital markets and promoting portfolio investment.
Promoting Private Sector Participation in the Power Sector (2008-2010)
Develop and assist in the implementation of a competitive bidding framework designed to introduce a comprehensive PSP system for hydro-power development.
Tacis corporate governance facility (2004-2005)
Technical assistance to improve the legal, institutional and regulatory framework for corporate governance in Russia, promote good corporate governance principles as embodied in the new Russian Corporate Governance Code and put the Code’s requirements into application.
Support to Azerbaijan Investment Promotion and Advisory Fund (2005-2006)
The project was designed to support the AIPAF (that became AZPROMO during implementation) in promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) and exports: strengthening the institutional capabilities, providing support relating to the Azeri business environment, helping AZPROMO in the foreign investment sphere and enhancing agency communication tools.
Restructuring of the steel industry (2006-2008)
Support to the restructuring of the iron, steel and heavy metal sector.
Restructuring of the Co. Misr Spinning & Weaving (2006-2007)
The project was to assist the company Misr Spinning and Weaving (25,000 employees) in its transformation into a viable and financially secure enterprise, competitive in international markets and with growth and development prospects capable of attracting strategic or capital market investors.
The overall objective was to a) modernise the company by involving the private sector in its operation to meet the challenges of globalisation and b) introduce/reinforce international standards and best practices in governance, management and operation.