Overseas expansion is a priority for many small and midsize businesses. But complicated rules and cultural differences can make global markets difficult to navigate, said Elizabeth Finn Payne, an advisor at High Street Partners in Boston.
Payne helps companies manage tax implications, streamline operations, hire staff, and gain an understanding of foreign cultures. “Some countries are more challenging than others to enter,” said Payne, who works with customers in more than 25 nations.
Q: Can you give an example of a client that has done an effective job of expanding overseas?
A: Passkey, a hotel booking technology for meetings and events, recently opened offices in Hong Kong, expanded operations in Singapore , and is planning an expansion of its United Kingdom facility. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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