Helping companies grow in new vibrant markets: Altios (450 people, 28 global offices in 22 countries) and Maier+Vidorno (300 people, 7 global offices and leading business consulting firm in India) announce they are merging their international resources. Leveraging their respective strong international expertise, marketing, and client management experience, with their international in-country delivery capabilities the two firms will establish the most comprehensive end-to-end international support platform for small and mid-cap companies.

The new network – operated in-house by Altios and Maier+Vidorno – provides full range of professional services including global growth strategy, partner search and venture validation, local sales and business development, accounting, payroll and tax services, HR solutions including recruitment, outsourced employment and HR advisory services, cross-border acquisition, and site location for greenfield investment.

ALTIOS GroupA new dimension spanning the globe:

The alliance of Altios and Maier+Vidorno allow companies to grow and navigate in different geographical locations with comprehensive, effective, and affordable solutions:

∕ Over 50 years of combined experience in international trade and investment for growing companies

∕ A unique and powerful integrated international network of over 750 professionals in 32 global offices

∕ A local presence in the worlds growing markets and key emerging hubs: USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Poland/Eastern Europe, Russia, UAE, India, China, Hong Kong, Singapore/South East Asia, Vietnam, Malaysia, New Zealand, and Australia

∕ Operational solutions for every step of internationalization: Strategize – Expand – Set up – Invest

∕ 150+ validated and recognized partners in 50+ countries around the world

∕ 2,500+ market assessments completed, 3,500+ partners identified, 2,500+ C-Level recruitments, 1,500+ legal entities incorporated and administered, 450+ cross-border investment projects.

We know what it takes to succeed internationally, and our clients benefit from it as a result

The 8,500 Altios client companies all over the world will benefit from an increased network plus extended expertise on the Indian market which is the 7th largest market in the world. The 1,500 M+V mostly German-speaking client companies will benefit from Altios local presence in 22 countries to instantly access multiple major markets and fuel their growth worldwide.

Bruno Mascart“Altios has been supporting businesses to expand internationally for 30 years,” says Bruno Mascart, President and Co-Founding Partner of Altios. “Altios and Maier+Vidorno have a shared vision and our partnership enables us to take a big step towards achieving this. Our combined platform will add value to international companies, our strategic partners – Banks, Investment Funds, Trade Associations, Government Agencies – and those seeking to expand internationally”.

Klaus Maier“There is a rapidly increasing demand for the type of integrated practical international expansion support services Altios and Maier+Vidorno provide. Our existing and future client base are now able to access a truly global support platform to accelerate and streamline their own international expansion” said Klaus Maier, President and Co-Founding Partner of M+V.


Founded in 1991, ALTIOS is leading global advisory firm focused on SMEs and Mid-Cap companies’ international expansion and cross-border investment. We help companies with a unique presence of 450 multi-cultural specialists in 28 global offices spamming the 22 global largest markets. ALTIOS has been supporting 8,500 ambitious companies, by entering dynamic markets, to set up and operate foreign branch with everyday compliance administration – HR, payroll, accounting, tax… – through to strategic cross-border acquisition, acting as strong international partner. We offer comprehensive, practical, and cost-effective business solutions to generate new revenue and streamline international operations in the growing economies. We work with international companies, investment funds, banks, trade associations and government agencies.

Our values: Listening, Team Spirit, Agility, Passion, Entrepreneurship.


Press contact: Patrick Ferron, Co-Founding Partner

About M+V:

Founded in 2000, Maier+Vidorno (M+V) is the leading trusted advisor and service provider assisting German speaking mid-sized (Mittelstand) Companies and Small Caps, from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, planning to enter or expand business in the South Asian Markets of Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka. Maier+Vidorno, headquartered in Cologne-Germany, employs 250 market entry experts and operational business specialists operating from 5 support centres across India (Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune), Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The team supports – Project Management, Recruitment, Market Research, Strategy Consulting, M&A, Restructuring, Interim Management and Corporate Services (Finance, Accounting, HR, Compliance). M+V’s USP is to integrate Corporate Services with Operational Services (Imports, Warehousing, Logistics, Order Fulfillment) as an integrated back office and sales intelligence support to foreign companies according to our motto, “You sell, M+V takes care of everything else”. Our values: Hands-On Pragmatism combined with Employee and Customer Satisfaction.


Press contact: Klaus Maier, MD of Maier+Vidorno