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Why Real Estate remains a top priority for High-Net-Worth individuals worldwide

Posted by Monique Copti on August 11, 2017 at 10:03 AM

Real estate has always attracted high-net-worth investors and families. Today this sector is even expanding among this group. Multiple studies show that investors place great importance on real estate, such as Tiger 21’s recent survey among successful investors and entrepreneurs, carried out during the third trimester of 2017, the Asset Allocation Report. It is worth noting that the percentage accorded to real estate investments has grown by 7% compared to the previous year, a considerable increase.

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Topics: Geographical diversification of assets

Where do High Net Worth Investors invest the most?

Posted by Monique Copti on August 10, 2017 at 3:08 PM

When it comes to building wealth, one size definitely does not fit all.

While tried and true asset allocation tactics such as geographical diversification and preserving capital might hold universal value, high net worth investors (HNWI) generally follow a significantly different investment strategy than individuals with less prodigious financial wealth.

In short, certain financial products simply become more and more appealing as one’s tangible assets go up.

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Topics: Investment Strategies

Are you an accredited investor?

Posted by Monique Copti on August 10, 2017 at 2:41 PM

Many wealthy families strive to secure asset preservation, particularly those residing in regions marked by economic and political uncertainty.

As a high-net-worth individual or investor based in a country facing an uncertain future, several options are available to you for preserving your financial assets, including the stock market, geographical diversification, and investing in real estate.

One particular niche is attracting an increasing number of high-net-worth investors who seek to avoid the kind of unpredictable fluctuations that have characterised the stock market over the past few years: the financial products of the exempt market form excellent examples of alternative investments.

 

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Topics: Investment Strategies

3 types of high net-worth individuals who look for citizenship by investment

Posted by Monique Copti on July 8, 2017 at 10:51 AM

High net-worth individuals (HNWIs) often have a great deal of income at their disposal but are not able to put it to effective use within their home country. As a participant in a citizenship by investment Program, a HNWI is afforded a significant amount of freedom and flexibility -- attractive advantages for you and your family if you currently reside in a country that has a volatile economic or political landscape.

While each individual's situation can vary widely, there are three general types of HNWIs that tend to look for a citizenship by investment program. 

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10 reasons why wealthy families buy a real estate property in Antigua

Posted by Monique Copti on June 15, 2017 at 3:47 PM

Located in the Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda attracts tourists from all over the world in search of an unforgettable holiday: cruise, sailing, scuba diving, cricket and golf, romantic getaway, rest on a bright white sand beach and turquoise water, carnival show, etc.

Apart from the undeniable touristic attraction of this country, it is the acquisition of a villa in Antigua that encourage affluent families to become more and more interested in this Caribbean gem: indeed, buying a luxury property approved by Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program allows these families to apply for a passport enabling them to travel to more than 130 countries without a visa, while enjoying a peaceful place for their vacation or a potential rental income.

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Topics: Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment, Antigua and Barbuda Lifestyle, Second Citizenship

How do high net-worth investors select the best country to immigrate

Posted by Monique Copti on June 15, 2017 at 2:31 PM

As a high net-worth investor,  you have many options when it comes to selecting a country in which to settle with your family.

Numerous countries around the world offer business immigration programs, all with different admission criteria and advantages. These include Canada, the United States, Australia, and several countries in Europe, as well as certain Caribbean islands, such as Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Lucia, and others.

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Topics: Second Citizenship

Why investors are adding alternative investments to their portfolio to secure their wealth

Posted by Simon Rouleau, Customer Success Manager at TIMC on June 7, 2017 at 2:01 PM


Over the past 20 years, in the global financial system, the alternative investments industry has become a key component in the wealth preservation strategy of investors. As reported by the World Economic Forum in their 2015 issue ''Alternative Investment 2020: An Introduction to Alternative Investments'', the alternative investment industry today represents more than $7 trillion in capital invested across the globe and is increasing at an impressive rate (see below chart) 1.

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Topics: Investment Strategies

5 reasons to seek permanent residency in another country

Posted by Monique Copti on May 30, 2017 at 10:22 AM

Many parts of the world have been affected by recent economic crises and political uncertainty. If you are a high net-worth investor living in a country whose situation is unstable and lacking in growth, you have at least five good reasons to seek permanent residence elsewhere, in order to safeguard not only your family’s future, but also your financial assets.

 

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Topics: Security (assets and family)

Protecting Your Family and Preserving Your Wealth in Times of War

Posted by Izak Nagar, Accountant at TIMC on May 24, 2017 at 10:44 AM

It's easy to look around at all the ways in which technology has made modern life better and assume that the world has become a safer, kinder place. Unfortunately, political strife and war are still very much a part of the global landscape — and families must be prepared.

Even if you live somewhere that you consider to be stable, there's just no telling how quickly changes in governments or social uprisings can turn a peaceful society into one that pits the "haves" and "have-nots" against each other. If you're not prepared with a safety plan for both your loved ones and your assets, the time to build one is now.

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Topics: Security (assets and family)

Two Reasons for High Net-Worth Individuals to Seek Citizenship by Investment

Posted by Monique Copti on May 19, 2017 at 10:16 AM

An increasing number of wealthy individuals seek to obtain a second nationality through a program of citizenship by investment, as a means to safeguard their future.

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Topics: Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment, Citizenship by Investment

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Did you know that the diversification of assets, of residency, and citizenships, will allow high net worth individuals to preserve their future?

In this blog, we publish important information to help you understand why high net worth individuals choose to diversify their assets and secure their family's future with a second residency or citizenship.

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