International expansion

Bespoke solutions for businesses that want to expand or enhance their global footprint.

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Take the next step on your expansion journey

Expanding into new jurisdictions can deliver massive benefits – giving businesses access to a new customer base and pool of talent, opportunities for increased revenue, diversification of markets and a competitive advantage, which can be vital in a difficult marketplace.

But expansion also comes with a distinct set of challenges. Establishing a legal entity, obtaining licenses, navigating tax and regulatory matters, having a physical presence, understanding immigration requirements, and managing accounting and reporting in multiple jurisdictions are labour intensive tasks that can drain resources.

At Hawksford, it’s our job to help ease the burden so you can be up and running in your new market as soon as possible. No matter where in the world you are, or want to be, we can support you.

Why Hawksford?

We are an international provider of corporate services. We know that no two clients are the same, and we believe in building longstanding relationships so that we can support you whatever stage your business is at.

Whether you’re a multinational corporation, a family-owned company, a growth or early-stage business, an entrepreneur or intermediary, our singular goal is to help you succeed both now and in the future, whatever your ambitions.

We have a physical presence where you need us, and can deliver entity set-up and administration in almost every jurisdiction globally.

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Global presence

We can deliver company set-up and administration everywhere you need it through our global network of offices. With clients in more than 100 countries, there’s very little we haven’t encountered before. 

Local expertise

We have a deep understanding of the jurisdictions we operate in and the obligations businesses need to meet. We stay on top of market trends and regulatory developments so that you meet your compliance and reporting requirements on time, all the time. 

Bespoke solutions

We are your partner, not just a service provider. Regardless of how simple or complex your requirements are, we can build solutions totally tailored to your needs. And we work alongside you as those needs evolve and your business grows even further. 

Committed to your ambitions

Helping you realise your business or personal wealth ambitions is what matters to us. Providing solutions and overcoming obstacles is what we do.

We’re here to help you make the most of whatever opportunities are out there. We don’t take a ‘cookie cutter’ approach and always look for creative ways to help you achieve your objectives.

When we say you come first, you can be sure that we really mean it. 

Our global services

Our comprehensive range of corporate services are designed to meet all your business needs, wherever in the world you operate or want to expand into.


We handle all aspects of the incorporation process, so your entities are up and running as soon as possible. We then look after the fundamentals so that everything is in good standing year after year.

We liaise directly with banks to get accounts open for your entities and handle day-to-day cash management and fund flows going forward.

We provide directors as needed – from individuals to full boards – delivering effective day-to-day management of your entities.

We act as company secretary across our international offices and provide all associated services, ensuring best-practice governance and proactive board support for your entities.

We provide expert compliance support to ensure your entities are completely aligned with local and international regulatory and legislative requirements.

Our experts will help deal with the key tax compliance, filing and reporting needs of your entities.

Our highly experienced team will work with you and all associated participants to ensure deals your entities are involved in are closed in a rigorous and compliant manner.

From the simplest trial balance to full-spectrum public accounts and board reporting packages, our teams offer full bookkeeping, financial reporting and annual tax filing capabilities.

Our local experts can assist you with a range of HR requirements, including local recruitment, immigration support, ongoing people management and payroll administration.

Where you need it, we are able to provide dedicated office space with associated facilities and equipment.


Our clients are serviced by more than 500 employees across the globe.


Be part of a network of over 4,000 clients around the world.


Work with our teams in 19 locations across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), Asia, and the Americas.


Work with an international team fluent in more than 20 languages.

Our clients come first. Every time.

We take time to understand our clients’ requirements and ambitions and have aligned our offers to be both responsive and also to anticipate their needs. We aim to exceed expectations by making every interaction meaningful and productive. We achieve this through our commitment to impeccable client service.


“We’ve been working with Hawksford since 2012 when we decided to set up our own entities in Asia. The China team is very professional and helpful. They took care of every step of business formation, giving us advice and responding to our needs in a timely manner. With their ongoing support in accounting, tax, and corporate governance, we have been able to establish our presence in Asia and would continue to work with Hawksford as a trusted partner.”

Sophia Zhou, APAC Finance Controller, Moleskine China


"Hawksford was able to help Boggi beyond its scope and has proven to be a key stakeholder of Boggi in Asia. In Singapore alone, Hawksford assisted Boggi in cultivating our connections with the most important landlords. This contribution allowed us to enter the Singapore market and open three stores."

Paolo Selva, Corporate CEO, Boggi Milano


“Hawksford’s Hong Kong team were true professionals and great people, supporting our operation here in Hong Kong, and providing us with tailored services for finance and administration which perfectly met our requirements. They handled our enquiries promptly and were always focused on delivering excellent solutions.”

Summy Lee, Head of Business Development, North/East Asia and Pacific, Amann Group


"From the beginning, Hawksford took care of the essential business set-up, so that we could be up and running and operating successfully in a short timeframe. As a result of such a smooth entry into the UK, we have continued to use Hawksford for accounting services, financial statements, tax declarations and other general administrative services."

Anujin Baasanjav, Head Accountant, Gobi Cashmere UK

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"Hawksford has been a trusted partner, supporting Valextra with setting up entities and stores in Greater China, and demonstrating their deep understanding of local regulations, tax and accounting, and ways of doing business in the region. With a dedicated Account Manager who's always been able to come to us with solutions and a Plan B promptly, we are delighted with their professional services and mindset."

Frederic Ture, Managing Director Greater China, Valextra


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