Maier and Vidorno

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LI Ping HR Director / BHS Corrugated Machinery(Shanghai) Co.Ltd

Strong support in recruitment
M+V is very professional in India HR market. They were able to provide us with strong support in our recruitment. We are satisfied with their service.

Falk Tzchichholz Sales Manager Export / Kjellberg Vertrieb GmbH

Incubation solution
With the incubation solution from Maier + Vidorno , we successfully placed our products in the Indian market and established valuable product market presence, which we can now build on further with our subsidiary

Andreas Dauerbock Quality Assurance / Voestalpine Grobblech GmbH

BIS registration project
The BIS registration project went smooth and efficient. We are very satisfied with the way the documentation, communication and inspection on-site was handled from the Maier+ Vidorno Team. We are happy to recommend working with M+V in India – with the expert’s advice you will need.

Rajesh Nath Managing Director / VDMA India Services Pvt Ltd German Engineering Association

Competent Partner
India has great investment potential for foreign companies if you manage the highly complex business environment professionally. Our experience shows – Maier+Vidorno is a competent partner to efficiently set up and run business.

Bjoern Becker Export Sales / Jumo GmbH & Co KG

Market Presence and Profitability
The cooperation of JUMO and Maier+Vidorno is a success story in India since 2008. Our sales, market presence and profitability in India shows constant growth. M+V knows about the challenges foreign companies face while doing business in India – and provides hands-on solutions.

Rene Pluss CFO, Member of the Board / Regent Beleuchtungskorper AG

Business Diagnostic and Implement Improvement
Maier+Vidorno understands business challenges in the Indian business environment and provides solutions with the help of its experts. M+V has experience in running business diagnostics and implement improvement and expansion strategies in various industries in India.

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    What is my best option for setting up a branch of my company in India?

    All international companies thinking of having their own set up in India have a number of India market entry options and need to ask themselves “what type of company do we need?”.  There are different Indian market entry options for different types and different levels of investment.

    To help companies understand the different options for investment and the benefits and disadvantages of each we have developed a table that summarizes the requirements and pros and cons of each.  You can view the entire table below.

    The Limited Liability Partnership (“LLP”) is the most recent option available to foreign companies and has the advantage of lower risks and costs but we are often asked by companies whether an LLP is right for them or whether they would be better off setting up a Representative Office (Branch Office, Liaison Office or Project Office), or whether a Private Limited is right for them. As you will see, the flexibility of a LLPs structure and operation makes it a useful option for most SMEs – especially in the service sector.  It’s not the right option for all investors – and there are still questions about some aspects of taxation for companies with multiple foreign entities involved in the partnership.  And for some it may just be too early to set-up a wholly-owned subsidiary.

    For companies that are still finding their market & need to “dip a toe in the water” before forming a company, we recommend our business incubator (this works like PEO services in the USA or personnel leasing in Germany or Sweden).

    For many firms, finding a business partner – a Joint Venture, Merger or Acquisition – may be the right approach or working with a distribution partner. For many companies, the best approach may be to incorporate their own company in India because a foreign subsidiary company is treated at par with the domestic companies as far as taxation is concerned. Also, the Government of India has taken many steps in the recent past for ease of doing business in India including simplification of the company incorporation process.

    For a review of all the basic market entry options for India please read our very popular article sales in India – what is my best India market-entry strategy?

    M+V can help you research the market and work out where you should be – understanding where your customers are and how to set up your distribution network. We can also help you hire the right staff and get all the required company and product registrations. Our teams can also handle all your accounts & taxation, your import & export and even help you sell online in India.