International expansion: A passport to growth?
Global considerations for mid-market companies
Expanding into global markets can offer companies of every size opportunities to diversify their operations, reach new customers, and tap into new sources for materials and talent. The articles in this series focus on international expansion issues that mid-market companies should address as they consider growing globally.
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There is a lot of “what,” “how,” “where,” and “who” involved when considering a business expansion across international boundaries. But the first question has to be “why.” No matter what a company’s rationale may be for global expansion or its starting point, it must approach the process with deliberation. This first article in the series provides an overview of critical considerations, including the way a new global entity is classified for US federal tax purposes.