Businesses and individuals considering investment into Cyprus have a partner on the ground at all stages of the Businesses and individuals considering investment into Cyprus have a partner on the ground at all stages of the investment cycle. Invest Cyprus is a non-profit national body and the Government’s dedicated partner responsible for the facilitation of investments into Cyprus. In close collaboration with all Government authorities and public institutions as well as the private sector and international experts, Invest Cyprus is the investor’s first point of contact. Invest Cyprus takes the lead in attracting and facilitating Foreign Direct Investment in key economic sectors, working with the investor for the investor. Dedicated to continuously improving the business and regulatory environment, Invest Cyprus advocates reform while providing continuous investor support and aftercare services. As the essential lead agent in establishing Cyprus as a world-class investment destination, Invest Cyprus proactively promotes the enhancement of the country’s competitive environment, maximising FDI for the economic and social benefit of Cyprus. Invest Cyprus is a member of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) and the Mediterranean Investment Network, ANIMA.
The Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA) was established in February 2013 and registered as an Association in April of the same year under the Associations and Foundations Law of 1972, with the purpose and aspiration to become the collective voice and the reference point for all professionals and legal entities, offering services and engaged in the development of the Investment Funds Industry in Cyprus. CIFA is a full member of European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) and an associate member of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA).
The Mission of CIFA is to:
• Help its members capitalize on industry trends
• Shape regulation
• Enhance professionalism, integrity and quality
• Promote the Cyprus Investments Fund Industry
IMH is the leading business knowledge and information transfer organization in the Eastern Mediterranean region. Its services include conferences and commercial exhibition organization, business media publishing, and human resources consulting and training. Every year, IMH organizes over 90 conferences on a variety of business issues in Cyprus, Greece, the UK, the Czech Republic and Russia. IMH also organizes six commercial exhibitions, dozens of educational seminars and workshops and five business awards ceremonies. The IMH Business Media department publishes two monthly magazines: IN Business, the leading business magazine in Cyprus is read by thousands of executives, managers, and entrepreneurs. GOLD is a monthly English-language business magazine addressed to the international professional services, investment, finance community and to local business. IMH operates the INBusiness News portal (www.inbusinessnews.com), and the English-language Gold News portal (www. goldnews.com.cy) and distributes the IN Business Daily Newsletter and the GoldNews Daily Newsletter. ΙMH also has a dedicated department that responds to Calls for Tender from the local public sector, the European Union and other international organizations. IMH services are addressed to a specific audience: entrepreneurs, managers, and executives working in all sectors of economic and business activity. This premium audience of white-collar decision makers participates in our conferences, exhibitions, and awards and consumes our media. Through its activities, IMH gives businesses the opportunity to grow, network and discover new opportunities.