Whether geopolitical, economic, or even health-wise, current and future global uncertainties remain a daunting challenge for high net-worth individuals seeking to preserve their financial assets. Indeed, the negative impacts of these uncertainties on their wealth are often significant and can even affect the future of a whole family.
Historically, global uncertainties have always been a major contributor to rapid loss of wealth, prompting investors to consider different ways to preserve their assets. With the current health crisis, protecting your assets has never been more important than it is today. A holistic approach to diversifying your assets and citizenships is one of the most reliable ways to secure your financial wealth and protect your family's future.
For example, by opting for a second passport obtained through a citizenship by investment program, you are giving your family a way out with more freedom of movement and peace of mind for their future.
The beginning of the global economic downturn triggered by the pandemic last year has accelerated a growing feeling of uncertainty about the future. International investors and business people therefore have rushed to apply for Citizenship by Investment Programs. Allowing them to obtain a second passport / citizenship for their family, these programs also help them diversify their assets into another currency. This holistic strategy remains an excellent way to withstand global uncertainties and any other crisis that may arise in the future.
There are different investment programs around the world for obtaining a second citizenship and passport. The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program particularly stands out for the following reasons:
Since the economic slowdown resulting from the pandemic in March 2020, a large majority of business people and investors have taken this forced time away from their regular business activities to think about their financial and family's future.
Growing global uncertainties have accelerated their decision-making process, and many have opted for a holistic approach that will protect their assets and secure their family's future in the long term, for generations to come.
Multiple Caribbean countries offer Citizenship by Investment Programs. The program offered by Antigua and Barbuda however is the best real estate investment opportunity for wealthy families. It is also perfect for those looking to acquire a new passport within a few months so they can travel more freely around the world.
Here are some of the many reasons why you should not wait to apply for the Commonwealth’s most luxurious Citizenship by Real Estate Investment Program:
With today’s global uncertainties, individuals are coming to Canada from everywhere around the world in order to preserve their children’s future, escape their country’s situation and to have peace of mind.
As the second largest country in the world, Canada represents a true opportunity for individuals who are looking for an incomparable quality of life, away from present turmoil and uncertainties for themselves and their family.
Canada offers access to a second residence in a safe and peaceful environment, with economic and political stability, a reputable and subsidized education system, as well as a gateway to the very large North-American business market.
More and more countries are now closing their doors to people, and Canada has taken the opposite approach in opening its door to talent, skills and individuals who are seeking protection from their country of origin, as well as wealthy international investors and their families.
As reported by Statistics Canada, it is projected that by 2036, immigrants could count for approximately 30% of the total Canadian population.
Real estate has always attracted investors who wished to invest in tangible, solid assets, in a strong geopolitical and economic context.
But if you reside in a country where the economy and the geopolitics show regular signs of instability, it might be preferable to consider investing in real estate abroad. This also applies if your neighboring countries are faced with some crisis that could quickly affect you.
Indeed, investing in real estate abroad, in a stable environment, remains one of the most popular investment choices, especially because it allows you to at least preserve your capital and, at best, to cash in monthly proceeds and get actual return on investment.
Here are 3 steps to follow to insure the success of your real estate investment:
Increasingly sought after by high net worth investors, alternative financial products are an excellent way to diversify your portfolio and thus mitigate the risks typically associated with traditional investments.
Alternative products include hedge funds, which, depending on their strategy, can offer many benefits, while securing the future of your financial wealth. For many, they remain complex products whose benefits are not sufficiently known. This calls for a little demystification.
We debunk 5 myths about Hedge Funds in the following paragraphs:
Once considered an ace in the hole for the most influential of travelers, the diplomatic passport has now come under intense scrutiny. Holders of the diplomatic passport are therefore facing the loss of this privilege, and left in search of an alternative.
In today's turbulent geopolitical environment, it can be hard to find a refuge from economic instability—and when you've been trusted with multigenerational wealth or have worked hard to leave a legacy for your loved ones, the last thing you want to do is put your wealth at risk.
For many, multiple passports and foreign real estate investment can be a hedge against uncertainty in your home country.
This article is the third in a series that focuses on some of the unique and varied ways High Net Worth Investors (HNWIs) can preserve their wealth. Read on to learn more about why high net worth investors (HNWIs) are applying to Citizenship by Investment programs around the world.