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F. INICIATIVAS CHANGES TO BECOME FI GROUP TO EXPAND ITS INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITY

  • Over the last decade, the Group’s global sales has grown by 480% reaching $100 million
  • Its workforce has increased by 650% (from 133 to more than 1,000 professionals)
  • At a global level, FI Group works with more than 11,500 clients, managing more than 20,000 projects a year.
  • Bruce Kletsky, representing FI Group in USA, emphasizes that « the global and international customers support is a core value of our expertise”.
  • The Group launched in 2000 by Xavier Cazabon and Frédéric Bouté, has confirmed his international scope and is seeking, in the short term, to expand offices in America, Europe and Asia.

 

F. Iniciativas, a consulting company specialized in the management of R&D Tax Reliefs and R&D Grants, is changing its name to FI Group. The firm, founded by Xavier Cazabon and Frédéric Bouté in Spain in 2000, is now changing its name to support international growth; it is currently present in 11 countries with 36 offices in America and Europe.

Over the last decade, the Group’s global revenue has grown in excess of $100 million in 2018. This growth is the result of constant evolution of the company that, over the years, has been providing more services.

Innovation is solidly grounded in the Group’s DNA; the new identity presented today aims at upholding this innovation value through its expanding opportunities.

People at FI Group have been the catalyst of this growth and evolution

Talent has been the engine of FI Group’s growth which has believed that, by incorporating talent to it, is the only way to keep improving its services. Over the last 10 years, the number of employees at FI Group has increased by 650%, from 133 people to more than 1,000 professionals, distributed amongst the different international offices.

FI Group USA is an expert in innovation funding and offers its customers full guidance and management support in such areas as:

  • Managing innovation through R&D tax credits and incentives, along with State and Local tax reviews, real estate and personal property tax appeals, FI Group assists its clients throughout the innovation value chain.

With respect to the change in the brand identity, Bruce Kletsky, states: « we want to put forward global partnering to our customers in order to provide them a real added value» within a common model for all markets. He also adds « our growing involvement in R&D projects requires a tailored approach adapted to the international needs of our customers».

Finally, Bruce Kletsky recalls the core values of «transparency, efficiency, and professionalism» that have always guided the development of the Group.

With an eye for new opportunities and other continents FI Group envisages to increase its presence in Europe, Latin America and Asia, by expanding offices.

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FI Group is a consulting company specialized in the management of R&D Tax Reliefs and R&D Grants; After 20 years of experience in the field, it counts more than 1,000 employees at the international level. The founders of the company are Frédéric Bouté and Xavier Cazabon. FI Group’s offices are based in: Chicago, Montreal, London, Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Valencia, Palma de Mallorca, Sevilla, Valladolid, A Coruña, Paris, Nantes, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Nice, Réunion, Lille, Strasbourg, Lyon, Lisbon, Porto, Brussels, Turin, Milan, Santiago, São Paulo, Río de Janeiro, Curitiba, Brasilia, Manaus, Joinville, Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte, Recife and Bogotá.