What are the basic requirements for establishing a Cyprus Investment Firm (CIF)?

A Cyprus Investment Firm (CIF) is considered any legal entity offering professional investment services established in the Republic of Cyprus and licensed by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC). Over the past two decades, Cyprus has developed as a hub for investment firms with an ever-growing number of licensed entities under CySEC’s supervision. To…

Entities for sale by CX Financia

Entities for sale by CX Financia

When acquiring or selling a ready-made company, it’s important that you have a trusted partner by your side who understands the industry, the regulatory framework, and the potential risks involved. Our team at CX Financia will work together with you to identify the most suitable jurisdiction and business model for your goals. Our success lies in our expertise in buying and selling, our trusted network…

Investment Funds in Cyprus

Investment Funds in Cyprus

Cyprus is one of the fastest growing economies in the European Union, determined to stay on top of the industrial growth and the emerging markets. Being a compliant member of EU offering favorable business landscape, Cyprus markets has come to become the first choice among promoter’s and investor’s seeking secure and advantageous fund solutions. The…

Investment Routes to Cyprus Citizenship

Investment Routes to Cyprus Citizenship

By far, only three EU countries offer investor immigration program along with immediate citizenship, with Cyprus making the most compelling case. Not only does Cyprus boasts of the fastest application processing time and an EU passport with visa-free travel possibilities, but also offers a plethora of other perks to those seeking Cyprus citizenship. The strategic…

Post Brexit Jurisdiction Option

Post Brexit Jurisdiction Option

Since the UK has confirmed its plans to leave the single market, many UK regulated financial services firms risk losing access to EU markets and clients. As such, these firms are avidly looking for alternative jurisdictions for business. A combination of several favourable factors has led to Cyprus to become a popular jurisdiction among investors…

Developing the Fund Industry Through Cyprus

Developing the Fund Industry Through Cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has modernized its legislation governing investment funds with the aim to offer alternative solutions. As a result, the country has developed into a key regional domicile for Alternative Investments Funds offering a choice of flexible and advantageous structures to investors. The fund management industry in Cyprus is registering significant progress and…

Cyprus the European investment hub

Cyprus the European investment hub – EBRD meeting

On the final day of the annual meeting of the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) held on May 11, Cyprus finance minister Harris Georgiades addressed the session “Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Attractive Investment Opportunities within a Secure Business Environment.” Suma Chakrabarti, EBRD President, and Kirill Zimarin, CEO of meeting-sponsor RCB Bank,…

New Marketing Conditions in Spain – C210

In accordance with Circular 210 – New requirements of the Spanish Securities and Exchange Commission (the “CNMV”) regarding the provision of warnings on complex financial instruments to retail clients resided in Spain, CySEC informs Cypriot Investment Firms to adjust their business models to include new specifications when soliciting clients within the territory of Spain. In…