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Sovereign Citizenship Fund launched for Governments with CIP revenues

Today, we are launching Sovereign Citizenship Fund   – A new sovereign wealth fund model for revenues obtained from citizenship by investment programs (CIP) fully owned, managed and controlled by the state.   It is a first of kind sovereign fund in the CBI industry, fully funded by citizenship revenues as assets. It  is carefully structured offering 90% liquidity, stabilization economy, paying…

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Antigua CIP cryptocurrency payments still in the pipeline

The Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) of Antigua and Barbuda has announced through the official The Citizen magazine that the Cryptocurrency payment option is still in the pipeline and not implemented yet for the citizenship by investment program.   In 2018, the Antigua parliament approved accepting Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies under the CIP.   THE CITIZEN, the official publication of…

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Grenada issued over 2000 CBI passports

Grenada’s Citizenship by Investment  scheme came into effect August 2013, when the Grenadian Parliament passed Act No. 15 of 2013.   Since the launch of the scheme, Grenada has granted little over 2000 investors under the CBI program according to the Ministry of Finance statistics   According to the statistics, since the start of the CBI until Dec 2018, Grenada has granted…

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France Golden Visa Scheme

France is one of the best countries to europe to live, study and invest in for High-net worth individuals and families. France aims to attract new generation of world-leading companies, boost innovation, and create jobs in the French economy.  The venture capital investment in France reached $2.6 billion in 2016.   France offers three types of golden visas based on economic…

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Ireland Citizenship by Investment

The Ireland citizenship by investment program was running in Europe from 1989 to 1994.   According to Art 16 (a) of the 1956 Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act exceptional naturalisation could be granted to people of ‘Irish descent or Irish associations’ while waiving other criteria. In this context, the interpretation of ‘Irish associations’ allowed for the development of the Investment…

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Luxembourg Golden Visa Scheme

Luxembourg has a super interesting golden visa scheme in Europe for HNW individuals to invest, work, study and do business. Luxembourg is also one of the richest countries in the World and a founding member of the European Union, OECD, United Nations, NATO, and Benelux.   EU member country: since 1 January 1958 Euro area member since 1 January 1999 Schengen: Schengen area member since 26 March 1995  …

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Malta Residence visa scheme attracts applicants interested in residence rights

The Malta Residence and Visa Programme (MRVP) provides for the acquisition of Maltese residency by investment. The MRVP was established in 2015 by the Malta Residence and Visa Programme Regulations (LN 288/2015) – subsidiary legislation issued under the Immigration Act.   MRVP targets applicants interested in residence rights and not in citizenship. These commonly come from countries that do not accept…

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Switzerland – The Most Attractive Residence program

Switzerland is one of the world’s most attractive countries to live in. Historically, the nation has maintained political neutrality since 1515, a policy that has fostered a highly stable socio-economic environment. The combination of the country’s rich cultural heritage and liberal social attitudes has given rise to one of the most independent and well-organized societies in the world. Switzerland boasts…

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Greece also offers 10 year golden visa for strategic investment

Greece offers a ten year Golden visa residence permit for strategic investment in Greece for up to ten investors starting from €250,000.  The permits issued is same as €250,000 property investment are issued for five years maximum in Greece but the difference is ten years. While most are aware of only property investment, investment activity also qualifies for residence permit…

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