A company of merchants are asking the States-General for a 21 year monopoly to carry out colonial activities in Asia. These areas are potentially very rich, but they need the monopoly because the risks are so high.
Has discovered the East Asian trade ports region
Own at least 2 ports with land connections to the capital
Naval Tech is level 20 or greater
Own at least one province in the East Asian trade ports region (see map below)
Gain a Shipyard in a random European port province that is a core of your nation.
Adds a Country modifier Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie indefinitely, giving: