St Lucia CIU-Boss “Not Losing Any Sleep” Over CBI-Index Ranking

In a recent interview with the St. Lucia Star, Nestor Alfred, CEO of the St. Lucia Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU), expressed strong disagreement with his program’s ranking in the so-called CBI Index. “I refuse to lose sleep over such a ranking from the Professional Wealth Management team. For me, it’s irrelevant,” he said. The index

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Dominica Tops CBI-Index Again in 2018, But Major Methodology Flaw Remains

For the second year running, Dominica has ranked first on a global ranking of citizenship by investment programs. The Citizenship by Investment Index, published by Professional Wealth Management, a subsidiary of the FT, is the product of a cooperation between independent researcher James McKay and CS Global, an investment migration consultancy. The index rates each

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Index Mania: How to interpret the recent deluge of citizenship rankings

Opinion of the editor: It appears every investment migration company worth their salt is publishing some form of citizenship index these days. Otherwise, who would take them seriously, right? But the quality of these indices differs widely. Some are genuinely useful and informative, others are self-serving and methodologically unsound, and others yet have, shall we

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