Globalisation and company growth ambitions are driving an increase in M&A activity worldwide. We work with entrepreneurial businesses in the mid-market to help them assess the true commercial potential of their planned acquisition and understand how the purchase might serve their longer- term strategic goals.
The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are a set of global accounting standards developed by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) for the preparation of public company financial statements. At Grant Thornton, our IFRS advisers can help you navigate the complexity of financial reporting from IFRS 1 to IFRS 17 and IAS 1 to IAS 41.
Increasing regulation and investor demands for returns and transparency continue to challenge the asset management sector.
OutsourcingChanges to the Outsourcing legislation, specifically when offshoring
Significant changes to the dynamic of the financial services sector in recent years have shifted the paradigms in how we work. The increased digitisation of the workforce, changes in business models, globalisation, and remote working capabilities have led to a new approach to the delivery of services.
3 min read|25 Jul 2022
Asset managementInflation and tax planning
The recent onset of rapid inflation is an unwelcome development that is having a widespread impact on US businesses and tax planning.
Doing business across borders comes with a variety of new challenges for any business. Factors such as recruiting and retaining senior executive talent overseas, navigating the complexity of different tax and regulatory jurisdictions, and how to secure the necessary finance, particularly if new markets perceived as risky.
For some businesses, expanding overseas or into additional territories will bring with it a new focus on logistics and the need to think differently about supply chains, with decisions required on whether to locate manufacturing in one hub or spread across locations, both domestic and international. For others, access to talent or IP in locations will drive decisions.
When your business looks to other markets to enhance growth prospects and deliver future sustainability, what region, country or market entry point will suit your business and provide the greatest chance of success?
Local understanding is crucial
In the simplest sense, there are decisions to make early on that will shape how you expand overseas. Understanding the regions, countries and cities best-suited to your businesses’ expansion is vital. As is understanding how to establish your footprint in that market. That’s where Grant Thornton member firm’s local understanding of how to do business across the globe, can help you succeed.
Explore our country and city profiles
These guides boast the most compelling mix of geographic, economic and cultural qualities. These may not be in the front of your mind, but they act as springboards for businesses hoping to access markets or industries all over the world.