In the era of globalization, day by day the world becomes small not geographically but in business dealing. Every business now goes on worldwide. All successful businessmen want to spread his business in different countries and businesses for sale open the door for them to overseas business. They want to either establish a new business or buying an existing business in aboard. They hope that business in overseas area may be more profitable from their current business. But most of the time they don’t analyze the potentiality of future market of that reason and how much profit may they earn by their investment. Moreover they do not know how much bank loan they can get from that country. How can they handle this debt from the abroad? What are the financial rules of that country? How much money will invest for that business? If the business not run properly then can he returns his investment without any hassle? As a foreigner how much tax will be paid for his business? Additionally, before purchasing a business they do not think about local customs but to observe local custom is necessary because if you buy a wine factory in a Muslim country then it is not profitable for you. Furthermore there are some countries they do not allow over all ownership for a foreigner and there are some laws to restrict maximum share for a foreign company. So when you want to purchase an overseas company then you should discuss a local lawyer about the local laws.
To purchase any overseas company, it is better for you to involve a local partner. He may help you in various ways such as he will finance in your business, he may inform you the current demand of that product in local market, and moreover he will help you to exercise local law and customs properly. But you should sign a partnership agreement with details so that in future you can safe from any kind of ownership problem.