Why choose us?

Our boutique service will provide you with pragmatic and cost effective solutions, tailor-made to fit your requirements.

Our team of dedicated and experienced international expansion professionals has been guiding start-ups and SMEs just like yours through every stage of their global operations for many years. 

We are very familiar with both your needs as our client on the one hand, and the rules and regulations of your target markets on the other. 

Click on the titles below to find out what what makes us unique.

Giving you the confidence to grow and operate internationally

The only international expansion partner you will ever need

Boutique Service

You will at all times receive a personal, boutique service. We adapt our service to your requirements rather than requiring you to adapt to our processes or systems. 

We listen to your requirements

and match these to the need to satisfy local regulations.

We develop a tailor-made service for you

and provide you with pragmatic, cost-effective solutions.

We are intentionally a small, agile company, not a large corporate

We are flexible and do not allow anything to get in the way of our prompt service delivery.

We do not insist on you using our systems

You can choose for our local service providers to work within your existing accounting platforms, simplifying your global consolidation and reporting or, if you prefer, our local service providers can work within their own systems and provide you with a report for you to upload into your accounting platforms.

Dedicated Consultant

At SMC you will have a single point of contact to whom you can address all your questions relating to your expansion needs. 

Your Dedicated Expansion Partner

We partner every client with a senior consultant who is available to respond to your questions and is responsible for ensuring the highest level of service delivery globally.

Single Point of Contact

Your dedicated consultant is there to answer your questions and manage all of the services we provide to you.


Your dedicated consultant will be able to advise you wherever your international expansion takes you next.

In-Country Expertise

With no offshoring, you can be assured that all work is being handled by our in-country experts. 

In-Country Experts

We use rigorously selected local service providers who have years of experience supporting overseas companies in their locations and can provide tried and tested advice.

English speaking

Our local service providers are used to working with US headquartered clients, and all speak fluent English in addition to their local language.

No offshoring

We do not use shared service centres, preferring to work with small teams of individuals we know have the local expertise and seniority to pre-empt any issues.

Experienced Team

Our consultants are well-versed in the ins and outs of international expansion, and will support you with tried and tested solutions. We have built our reputation on being able to offer pragmatic solutions to international expansion challenges. 

Practical advice and support

Our experienced team will help to make your international expansion plans a reality by supporting you every step of the way. 

We provide practical advice to help you succeed in your chosen markets and provide all the services you need to ensure that you are compliant in each country where you do business.

International finance professionals

Our consultants are all qualified finance professionals (CPA or equivalent) with extensive experience in international expansion, gained within US-headquartered and other international companies.

Client Focus

Passionate about service delivery, we will always put the needs of our client – you – first. 

Every client is unique, which is why we tailor our service to suit your requirements.

We are not a large corporate selling a set menu of services. 

Instead we respond to our clients’ specific needs and offer a truly bespoke service.

Our dedicated consultants will ensure that you receive a personalised service.


We are a small, agile team, and able to respond fast. Our consultants are known for their impressive response times. We will always aim to answer your questions within 24 hours, or give you a status update when this is not possible. 

We will proactively remind you of approaching deadlines to ensure that all local compliance items are filed on time.

We do not wait to be asked.

We will inform you proactively of any developments which we think may be relevant for your business.

We will provide you with timely updates where new legislation is to be implemented in any of the countries where you work with us.

Cost Effective

With our fixed monthly fees and consolidated global billing, you can budget with confidence. We will always ask for your pre-approval for any out of scope work and we do not “start the clock” every time we answer the phone or reply to an email. 

Fixed monthly fees for ongoing services to help you manage your budget simply and accurately and avoid any surprises at the end of a financial year. 

Our single monthly invoice includes fees for all services delivered across all countries.

Any out of scope work will be quoted on an ad hoc basis;

We will not undertake any chargeable work without your prior approval

You can contact us at any time, we will always be happy to talk to you.

Global Coverage

With our wide network of local service providers, we ensure that we can support you in every country in the world where you might wish to expand your business.

We work with a global network of local experts to ensure that you always receive up to date local advice.

Your dedicated consultant will be able to advise you and coordinate your requirements, wherever your international expansion takes you.

SMC International Expansion Ltd

Registered Company in England and Wales | Company Number: 12080798

Registered Office Address: Elm Barn, Stert Rd, Kingston Blount, Oxfordshire, OX39 4SB, UK

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