IMC Member, InvestUK Group, has record year despite the pandemic and establishes presence in Dubai, Hong Kong, Beijing and Lagos

Press Release: 19th of October 2020

The InvestUK Group has seen remarkable 50% growth during 2020.

When most businesses has shrunk during the Covid 19 pandemic IUK Group has seen an impressive jump in inward investment appetite for the UK. Since it started operations in 2013, The Group has completed 280 transactions with a direct investment value of £110m, creating 2,650 new UK jobs and 2020 is proving to be a record year.This covers a mix of investment strategies, many connected to clients seeking to qualify for residency in the United Kingdom.

InvestUK is successfully leveraging the stability, prosperity, and international brand recognition of the UK to attract Foreign Direct Investment.

Rupert Gather, founder and Group Executive Chairman, remarks that “it seems the increasing interest in the UK is a result of global uncertainty caused by Covid-19 pandemic and the UK’s new independent position as it exits the Eurpoean Union.

Clients are particualry interested in the new Innovator Visa and the IUK Group has helped 80 innovators qualify since the launch of programme in 2019, by ensuring their business idea, structure and investment strategy meet stringent Government requirements of innovation, viability and scalability”.

To meet the increasing demand for its services, the IUK Group is opening international representative offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, Beijing and Lagos. These offices will serve to improve client management and to release its full potential as a global platform for advisory and subscription-based investment management services in UK.

ABOUT IUK Group Limited


InvestUK is a market-leading foreign direct investment firm bringing together foreign investors and entrepreneurs with UK business and investment opportunities. Since its founding in 2013, it has steadily established itself as the market-leading investment firm specializing in Foreign Direct Investment into the UK economy. Based in London’s prestigious Mayfair district, the Invest UK has developed a unique market positioning with far-reaching distribution capability amongst global private clients. The Group comprises InvestUK, Innovate in Britain and IUK Academy.


Innovate Britain is a business incubator and Home Office approved Endorsing Body for the Innovator visa. Innovate Britain channel innovation into the UK economy by supporting the world’s finest entrepreneurs to build innovative, viable and scalable businesses in the United Kingdom.

Published: 19 October 2020

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