Investing in the UK made easy
Economic stability, world-leading talent and global trade connections are all major factors that make the UK a hotspot for foreign investment. Our specialist team is here to ensure you make a successful entry into the UK market and capitalise on key opportunities for growth.
Inward investment advisers
How can our inward investment advisers help you?
We understand the issues and concerns facing inward-investing companies of all sizes, from startups to international groups. Our advice includes tax planning and structuring.
Setting up operations in the UK
Whether this is via a permanant establishment, a branch or a stand-alone limited entity, we can guide you through the process.
UK compliance obligations
Our team will ensure that you remain compliant across borders based your individual circumstances.
Tax relief for innovation including R&D
Receive expert guidance when making a claim from our in-house R&D specialist.
Our dedicated VAT team work closely with our advisers to provide you with comprehensive advice, taking into consideration your Tax and VAT liabilities across borders.
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If you’re looking to invest in the UK, our team at Gerald Edelman will help you simplify complex legislative and regulatory requirements, and ensure you remain compliant and tax-efficient at every stage of the investment process.
We are founding members of XLNC, a worldwide association of independent accounting, law, and management consulting firms. This membership allows us to operate seamlessly across borders, serving our clients’ cross-border requirements with confidence, multi-jurisdictional expertise and efficiency.
We’d be happy to arrange a free consultation – simply fill in the enquiry form or call us on the number below.
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Our Inward Investment team
Why choose us
Why Gerald Edelman?
Whether you’re a fast-growing company looking for your next acquisition or an ambitious investor with capital to spend, our inward investment advisers will help you navigate complexities and optimise your financial planning. We work with clients of all sizes, from ambitious startups and high-net-worth individuals to large corporations and multinationals.
Purchasing or investing in a UK-based company can be a shortcut to success for overseas investors compared with building a new business from the ground up. Industries such as digital technology, financial services, property, business and professional services, utility supply and agri-food have been extremely profitable for overseas investors in recent years.
With so many opportunities, it’s easy to see why the UK ranks among the most popular locations for foreign direct investment in Europe. Get in touch with one of our friendly UK investment advisers today.
Frequently asked questions
What tax implications should I be aware of when investing in the UK?
The type of tax implications involved will depend on the nature of your investment, wider strategic goals and residency status. Generally speaking, overseas investors may be liable to pay one or more of the following UK taxes: Corporate Tax, Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax, VAT. We would always recommend checking your liability with a tax adviser with specific experience in overseas investment.
Do I need to be resident or domiciled in the UK to invest?
No, the UK welcomes foreign investors based outside of the country to invest in UK businesses, assets, property and other financial instruments. That said, your residency status may likely affect how your investment income is taxed. Non-residents may be subject to additional taxes on certain types of income compared with UK residents.
What are my options in terms of financing a business transaction?
We can connect you with a range of debt financing and equity financing options to help fund your business transaction.