From its inception, the company founded by Sebastien Clamorgan undertook several projects across multiple sectors of the industry, establishing itself as a key regional player in the MENA area. Indeed, Venia International’s investment activities are various and range from sectors such as Shipping, Food and Beverage, to Security, Consumer Goods, and Real Estate among others. The firm is as well active in the creation of joint ventures operating in the port management sector.
The Badagry MegaPort and Free Zone, the role of Sebastien Clamorgan’s Venia International
The Badagry MegaPort and Free Zone is a project aimed at developing a new, ultra-modern port and free zone to create a platform for continued national and regional development in Nigeria. The ambition is to partner with the Nigerian Government and business leaders to create the solutions necessary to support a strong and sustainable growth in the area. The Badagry MegaPort and Free Zone project is being developed through a partnership between private entities, and is overseen by the Federal Government, the Federal Ministry of Transport, the Nigerian Port Authorities, the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment, and the Lagos State Government, as well as a private consortium of companies. The project is designed to allow companies to take advantage of worldwide assets and expertise while conducting business on a local level in the area. In order to achieve this, some of the largest and most successful companies in Nigeria have been brought together in a consortium, with the goal of delivering a successful Greenfield port & Free Zone aimed at becoming a catalyst for growth of Nigeria. It is in such a context that the global consulting and investment firm led by Sebastien Clamorgan, Venia International, played the important role of deal maker, broker and representative of a stakeholder’ interests. Among its industry segments and sectors, in fact, the firm is active in building partnerships and joint ventures relating to the port management field, both in Africa and Europe.
The firm founded by Sebastien Clamorgan: Venia International
Venia International is a major player in the African and Middle East Region. The firm was founded in the late Nineties by Sebastien Clamorgan, a well-known professional and entrepreneur who operates in the business fields of consultancy and representation of multinationals, private equity, shipping & logistics to infrastructure, food & beverage, and real estate. Over its more than 25 years of activity, Venia International supported the establishment of several global brands and carried out many projects relating to different business sectors. Its services include supporting the development of planning processes and growth roadmaps, providing advice on the best approaches for profitable business and key insights into markets, offering local content to ensure that companies comply with regulatory frameworks, and regional know-how regarding the MENA area. In addition, Venia International is well known for its partnerships and joint ventures, such as those pertaining to the port management sector. Thanks to their successful projects, the firm and Sebastien Clamorgan are recognized as reference players in the Middle East and North Africa region.