Global Pathways: Investment Migration Summit

Dec 26, 2023

World Trade Center Pune in collaboration with Henley & Partners and Golden Gate Globe organized an event on Investment Migration Summit at JW Marriott, Pune. The event was well attended by an overwhelming number of more than a hundred and thirty members from diverse industries. Our networking partners for this event were Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA) and IndusInd Bank.

The summit offered invaluable insights into secondary residency, sustainable economic investment opportunities and new global residency programs tailored for senior executives.

Niraj Khinvasara, CIO of WTC Pune, commenced the program by welcoming all guests and partners, introducing WTC as a global economic development organization. He explained the notable partnerships with the United Nations Global Compact and the World Trade Organization. Henley & Partners have expertise in providing guidance and assistance to individuals and families pursuing new residencies and citizenships. Dominic Volek, Global Head for Private Client Services and Executive Committee Member at Henley & Partners, delivered enlightening perspectives on the organization's operational leadership in citizenship and alternative residency services. Golden Gate Global is a prominent provider of real estate investment solutions for global investors. The company offers its clients high-quality investment opportunities that yield attractive returns. Berin Pahwa, Director for South Asia and the Middle East at Golden Gate Global (G3), shared insights into institutional-grade real estate projects and investment prospects available to international investors.

The event's impact and insights were further enriched by the perspective on Sustainable Investment Migration provided by Prashant Girbane, Director General at MCCIA  and Chetankumar Sangole, Head of the Sustainability Desk at MCCIA IndusInd Bank stands as one of India's leading financial services brands that offers a  wide array of services for individuals and corporates, including microfinance, credit cards and SME loans. Sudeep Wade, Senior Vice President & State Head - NR Relationships at IndusInd Bank, provided comprehensive insights into Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), elucidating their banking functions and highlighting the significance of DTAA (Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement). The event culminated with a panel discussion where panelists discussed global mobility trends, the rising interest in investment migration programs, benefits for H1B visa holders and student’s views on the EB5 Visa for job prospects and educational opportunities. The discussion also addressed pre-immigration steps for Indian applicants involving safeguarding.