The perfect team — International cooperation of business agents
Thomas Lidforss, Broker
Thomas has more than 30 years of international business experience and actively cooperates with business agencies in many locations. Thomas and others agents can help you with confidential tailormade services for your needs.
International Business Broker Services (IBBS)
What is it?
IBBS services are usually based on and organized according to recommendations from the International Chamber of Commerce.
One of the goals is to guide and create country neutral agreements, documents and processes to simplify international business and trade. International Business Broker Services provides Service Providers, Suppliers, Distributors and business people and companies in general an opportunity to use agents and other distributors the opportunity to:
- Enter new markets
- Use local agents
- Find local distributors
- Find local partner companies
- Use of virtual assistants
Why use it?
You can benefit by using local resources in different markets
- Local knowledge and network of contacts
- Understanding of local laws and rules
- Understanding of local culture and language
How does it work?
Business brokers work with you as your personal intermediary and act on behalf of your needs. Confidentiality and mutual business respect of each other regarding culture, politics, religion is required. The goal is to create a win-win solution and establish a good and lasting business relationship. To enable and secure this, the following documents are often used:
- Non-disclosure Agreement - NDA
- Non-circumvent non-disclose - NCND
- Agent agreement
- Partnership agreement
- Distributor dealer agreement
Thomas Lidforss International is presently focusing on agent and partnership agreements.
We partner with the Axis Blueschild Group which is a dynamic international consultancy specialized in business development services and international investment projects in major markets of Europe and Asia.
We focus on small and medium sized enterprises transforming them from a local company to an international player.
"Axis Blueschild specialize in boosting international business development of small and medium sized enterprises by offering efficient market entry in over 35 major markets throughout Europe, Asia, The Americas and Australia.
Axis Blueschild strengthens our clients’ brands in the markets they are entering, acting as their sales department, creating sustainable awareness in the targeted regions.
For Axis Blueschild’s clients, our unique strength is the ability to quickly develop a mix of new markets in different regions minimizing development costs, while at the same time, increasing all prospects for significant growth!"
How to proceed: Contact Thomas Lidforss International for a free discussion and introduction to how to get into new markets
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Establishing or relocating all or parts of your business to Canary Islands:
Canary has since the year 2000 an economical incentive program called ZEC (Zona Especial Canaria).
"The Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC) is a low tax zone authorized by the European Commission (EC) in 2000. It is created within the framework of the Canary Islands Economic and Tax Regime (REF) for the promotion of the economic and social development of the Islands and to diversify their production structure."
"This instrument implies several incentives like a reduced corporate income tax rate of 4%, exemptions in the Canary Islands General Indirect Tax (IGIC) and the Property Transfer Tax and Stamp Duty (ITP-AJD). Furthermore the ZEC encloses tax advantages for subsidiary nonresident companies in Spain and on regards the income tax of nonresidents."
Canary Islands is an autonomous community of Spain and as a result part of European Union (EU). Canary Islands is nicely located west of Africa, south west of Spain and making it ideal for business between Africa, European EU markets and America.
Other benefits for you and your business:
- High standard of living
- Good infrastructure and connectivity
- Access to high technology and educated personnel
How to proceed: Contact Thomas Lidforss International for a free discussion and introduction to local business experts in Canary Islands
Get local EU market presence through Cyprus. We are currently supporting investment opportunities in Cyprus with the added optional benefit of getting the opportunity for investors to receive dual citizenship (home country plus Cyprus). Since Cyprus is an EU country, your business will have access to the EU/EES market with about 500 million customers. Read more see the chapter about Business Investments on the Financial Services page.
Isle of Man is an island, part of United Kingdom and as a result part of EU but with a lot of autonomy regarding local laws, rules, taxes. The laws of Isle of Man goes all the way back to 10-11th century. Once you are established with your business (new or migrated from another country) it is possible to benefit from 0% corporate tax. Income tax varies approx 10-20% (20% for really high income).
How to proceed: Contact Thomas Lidforss International for a free discussion and introduction to Douglas, Isle of Man services
Macedonia is an European country located in south eastern Europe. This country is an approved EU candidate state and very business friendly.
Establishing a local business in Macedonia:
- Planning - We are experts in planning and strategizing
- Identifying - We have the experience in finding partners and opportunities
- Negotiating - We are able to assist in negotiating a good deal
- Localizing - We will help you to create a local presence
Benefits, Costs and Process:
- A new company registration costs about €1000, takes a week including banking account and as an option you can get a nominee director for your local company in Macedonia
- Easy access to educated and cost effcient personnel that speak several languages
- Corporate and personal income tax 10%
- Access to Governement benefits such as €3000 per employee and no social fees for the first year
How to proceed: Contact Thomas Lidforss International for a free discussion and introduction to Skopje services in Macedonia
General request for how to proceed: Contact Thomas Lidforss International for a free initial discussion about business broker services