Citizenship by Investment Competition Heats Up In Caribbean

Caribbean Nations Dominate World’s Most Popular Citizenship Programs

Caribbean nations dominate the citizenship-by-investment industry, according to the latest Financial Times Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Index. The Index ranks the world’s citizenship programs and the top five positions were held by Caribbean nations—Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis, Grenada, Antigua and Barbuda, and St. Lucia.  About Economic Citizenship Programs Economic citizenship or investment immigration programs…

High Net Worth South Africans Primary Applicants for Citizenship by Investment Programs

The lure of the security of a second passport and owning property in a more stable market is making rich South Africans consider investment immigration programs. Malta, Cyprus and Portugal appear to be the target destinations of ultra high net worth individuals seeking a second citizenship or a back-up residency with accompanying access to the…

Cyprus Citizenship by Investment Program Garners €2.5 Billion in Two Years 

Presenting the annual budget for 2016, the Cypriot Interior Minister stated that Cyprus Citizenship by Investment has attracted investments worth €2.5billion since its introduction in 2013. Cyprus Citizenship by Investment program requires deposit of €5 million in a Cypriot bank, investment of the sum in bonds or equity shares in the country, or purchase of a property…

50% of China’s Wealthiest Looking to Settle Abroad: Canada Top Choice

50% of China’s Wealthiest Looking to Settle Abroad: Hong Kong & Canada Top Choices A Barclays Wealth report covering 2000 individuals with net worth in excess of $1.5 million and 200 individuals with net worth in excess of $15 million highlighted the international outlook and behavior of high net worth citizens of the global economy.…