Mercatura Global LLC and Altios International Inc Announce Strategic Partnership to Expand Global Trade Advisory Services Worldwide
LOS ANGELES, CA and PARIS, FRANCE – May 17, 2016 – Mercatura Global, a full service international trade advisory firm specializing in international market entry strategy development, export services, global partner matchmaking, and trade missions and Altios International a global company providing complete trade advisory solutions from new market entry to mergers and acquisitions and greenfield investments are proud to announce the signing of a strategic partnership to expand the geographic reach and greater integration of trade advisory services between the two companies.
Through this partnership, Mercatura Global will leverage Altios International’s 20 offices in 16 countries worldwide to offer clients complete trade advisory services in the world’s most prime markets for international trade. Altios International, which provides on-the-ground staff in strategic markets throughout Europe, Asia, Southeast Asia, Oceania and Latin America to assist small and medium sized enterprises and mid-cap companies will expand its services to California-based companies through Mercatura Global’s operations in Los Angeles. Services offered in the partnership provide a full spectrum of overseas business development assistance to help companies achieve growth efficiently including market entry strategy development, overseas incubation and payroll management, partner identification, recruitment, acquisition services and site selection, among others.
Nicole àBeckett, President of Mercatura Global said: “We are pleased to be able to expand our global footprint of in-market services to our clients and partner with a well-established and deeply respected firm in international trade. So many SMEs and mid-cap companies are under-exporting and with our expanded bandwidth we can help them achieve next level growth in international markets.”
Patrick Ferron, Managing Partner of Altios International in North America said: “Our 25 year history and over 3,500 client projects provides a proven track record of success in assisting companies with long-term growth in international markets. Recognizing that only 1% of U.S. companies export, we are enthusiastic to partner with Mercatura Global to expand our services to California to assist companies looking to diversify their sales with international clients, expand partnerships overseas and create greater company value through global growth.
Mercatura Global is a globally networked international trade advisory firm combining on-the-ground experience with entrepreneurial vision to provide clients with insights for next-stage growth in their business. Services include market entry strategy development, overseas partner identification, import/export development, trade missions, cross-border mergers & acquisitions and foreign direct investment. Located in Los Angeles, one of the world’s most strategic hubs of trade, technology & creativity, Mercatura Global collaborates with clients to push boundaries in their own business and find greater growth opportunities never thought possible. Company executives are NASBITE Certified Global Business Professionals. The company hosts the #womenwhoexport network connecting women-owned business organizations worldwide for strategic trade development among women.
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Founded in 1991, Altios International is a leading provider of integrated global business expansion and cross-border investment services to corporations, small and medium sized enterprises, trade organizations and government agencies across the globe. With 20 offices in 16 countries, the company’s mission is to assist clients expand overseas with minimum cost and minimum risk. Since its founding, over 3500 companies have used Altios to advise and manages some of the most complex international expansions whether this was through sales development, creation of a subsidiary or acquisition.