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The IMI-STC Investment Migration Program Database

The world’s most comprehensive database on residence and citizenship by investment programs – compiled and maintained by Stephane Tajick Consulting – contains essential information on more than 200 investment migration programs.

For each program and subprogram, you’ll find entries on:

  • General program information
    • The government’s official website for that program
    • Program inception date
    • Date of last program amendment
    • Application quota (if applicable)
  • Application process
    • Languages
    • Definition dependents
    • Application costs by dependent type
    • Renewal information
    • Appointed agents information
    • Processing time
    • Procedures
    • Restricted nationalities
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  • Investment requirements
    • Investment types, amounts, timelines, holding periods
    • Special benefits corresponding to the investment
    • Whether financing of the investment is permitted
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  • Conditions of acceptance
    • Links to required documents lists, age restrictions, financial requirements
    • Source of funds, criminal records
    • Medical exams and insurance
    • Language and business experience requirements
    • Business plan requirements
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South Africa is home to one-third of Africa’s High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) and slightly less than a third of Africa’s total private wealth. Increasingly, wealthy South Africans are seeking to emigrate and are looking with particular interest to Anglosphere destinations.

Rapidly growing demand – driven by economic stagnation, high levels of violent crime, and endemic institutional corruption – served by a very small number of local specialists characterize the South African investment migration market. 

While South Africa has a well-developed private wealth services industry, the field of investment migration has not reached the degree of competitiveness observed in larger, more mature markets like those of Asia, Russia, and the Middle East.

The South Africa Investment Migration Report 2020

The essential report for investment migration firms that want to expand their South African client base. This report contains:

  • A detailed overview of South Africa’s HNWI demographic
    • The city-level distribution of South African HNWIs
    • The countries and asset classes in which they have the highest propensity to invest – now and in the near future;
    • Their educational and professional background;
    • Their age, gender, ethnicity, and language profiles;
    • Projected growth rates in the number of South African HNWIs
  • South African HNWI investment migration preferences
    • Historical data and forecasts on South African participation in RCBI programs worldwide;
    • The degree to which they are likely to prefer CIPs, RIPs, or
    • Entrepreneur visas;
    • Annual growth rates in South African participation in RCBI Programs
  • Comprehensive lists of RCBI service providers in South Africa
    • South Africa-based RCBI specialists;
    • International RCBI specialists present in South Africa;
    • Non-specialist RCBI service providers in South Africa;
    • Third-party institutional partners present in South Africa
  • South Africa-specific regulatory and business challenges
    • Taxation;
    • Capital controls;
    • Police certificates and restrictions on citizenship
  • Comprehensive analysis
    • Primary motivating factors for emigration;
    • Programs on which to focus your marketing efforts;
    • How best to source clients;
    • Which locations within the country should be in focus;
    • Local competitive analysis

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Malaysia Investment & Immigration Report 2020

Juwai IQI, Asia’s biggest prop-tech group, has partnered with IMI Research Unit to produce a special report on immigrating to and investing in Malaysia.

IMI Research Unit has provided the investment migration-related data, while editorial content and data on real estate investments and economic indicators are provided by Juwai IQI.

What’s in the report

  • An overview of the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) program
    • Program history and milestones;
    • Accredited agents;
    • Application data;
    • Chinese interest;
    • Health security;
    • and more.
  • A guide to real estate investment in Malaysia.
    • Impact of COVID-19;
    • Market outlook;
    • Economic indicators;
    • Regional market breakdowns;
    • Rental yields;
    • Transaction costs;
  • An analysis of the program’s future prospects