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Success Stories - Why They Choose Monaco

Success Stories - Why They Choose Monaco


Nicolas Cappelaere, CEO

“Established in Monaco since early 2016, Santé Natura specialises mainly in the sale of online “premium” natural health products for athletes, STC NUTRITION with AFNOR standard anti-doping NF V94-001 certification. More than 40% of our turnover is generated in Europe as far as Russia, and being here in Monaco is a real plus, as we have noticed through our customer satisfaction questionnaires that Monaco is not only world-renowned but has a very strong image of conscientiousness, confidence and quality. We have also had the opportunity to discover all the MEB team’s initiatives to promote companies based in Monaco, which confirmed we had made the right decision to come here, as well as boosting our premium image with customers.”



Hugh Wade-Jones, Managing Director

“When I looked to expand my business internationally we considered a number of locations but Monaco proved the best in terms of providing access to different markets, not just European, the quality of life and also the overall ‘can do’ business mindset. Invest Monaco were extremely helpful in connecting us to the right people  and helping us understand both how to set up and operate in the Principality. I would strongly urge any businesses considering Monaco to speak to Justin and the team.”



Aubéry Audion, CEO

“Monaco has become a key destination in the world and with each passing day is further consolidating its position as a luxury destination. It was obvious to me the Richard Mille firm needed to be associated with it. Through our international events, particularly the Formula 1 Grand Prix, Monaco is an ideal synergy for the brand’s DNA. Precision engineering, technical excellence, Richard Mille represents one of the biggest names in watchmaking. Invest Monaco has contributed to the success of Richard Mille Monaco’s development by introducing synergies / collaborations from the very heart of the business community and international players here in the Principality.”



Xavier Calloc’h, Founder and CEO

“After several years in magazine publishing and hosting business networking events from London all over the world, we recognised the value of the market and the business environment in Monaco. Our work is mostly focused on targeting Yachting and Family offices activities and interests. Thanks to our strong professional network we provide a new and relevant B2C environments and we have already established strong working connections with several Monaco based companies. Thanks to the advice and support of the team at Invest Monaco we made the decision to move forward and create a proper company based in Monaco with local management in order to boost our business and provide a better service to our shareholders. We are really excited for this challenge.”



Anpilogov Sergii, Chairman & REVUTSKA TETIANA, Managing director

“We want to take this opportunity to express our sincere respect and gratitude to you and your team at Invest Monaco and the Monaco Economic Board for helping non-residents set up a business in Monaco which specialises in the production and distribution of beer.

Thanks to your expert assistance and support, Monaco Bières Internationale has successfully registered as a SARL. We wish you and your team every success. I sincerely believe that for us the Principality of Monaco is an effective platform from which to develop international relationships and trade.”



George H Chalhoub, CEO

“Monaco is said to have one of the world’s wealthiest and most liberal economies. Monaco is one of the world’s premier locations for wealthy individuals. In addition to its magnificent coastal setting and Mediterranean climate, residents in the Principality enjoy unrivalled economic and political stability and an international environment conducive to business. This market growth offers OMAC a significant opportunity to grow.”


VISTRA Private Office & VISTRA Monaco Corporate Services SAM

Martin Crawford, CEO & Uliana Kmitowska, Managing Director

“As a result of an initiative of our longtime friend, Michael Woolf, doyen of the trust and corporate services sector in the Principality, we are delighted to expand our footprint into Monaco as a key location for our private clients practice.”

Moreover a second company Vistra Monaco Corporate Services SAM was created and has been incorporated to act as a local company administrator and has been granted the necessary authorisations to set-up and manage trusts, companies and private fund structures for UHNW families.

“Monaco is well positioned to continue its growth as an important wealth structuring centre in Europe. Vistra’s arrival brings access to valued skills and experience with a global outlook to the Principality.”

Uliana Kmitowska, Managing Director of VPO in Monaco further remarked that she was looking forward to joining the Monaco Economic Board and supporting its business community.



Davide Nicosia, Owne​r

As an international, strategic and creative branding and design agency NiCE2 was looking for a place to expand to in Europe. We have always preferred cosmopolitan and international locations to operate like New York and Singapore. When it came to choose between different countries and cities in Europe the

choice was not easy.

Monaco convinced us in multiple ways. Not only was the interaction with government agencies like Invest Monaco easy, friendly, uncomplicated and professional but also quick and bespoken to our needs. From first contact with the “Consulate de Monaco” in Singapore followed by Invest Monaco and “Monaco Welcome” the process to set up an entity was supported and guided. We could not have expected a more helpful welcome.

Monaco as a business location is special. It offers us a reliable and cosmopolitan environment to operate and serve our clients like “Dolce&Gabbana”, “Montblanc” and now “Ferrero”. The compactness of the city state and its supporting activities is ideal for networking.

Having access to decision makers in a meaningful and direct way is unparalleled in Europe.













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