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UK FDI into the U.S.

The UK is the largest source of FDI into the U.S.

*UBO: Ultimate Beneficial Owner; the entity at the top of an affiliate’s ownership chain.

Click here to access the Fact Sheet on UK FDI into the U.S.


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About SelectUSA

SelectUSA is the U.S. government program to promote and facilitate business investment in the United States. We work with companies and U.S. economic development organizations to provide information, facilitate direct connections, and resolve questions regarding federal regulations. We also provide a promotional platform for U.S. state and local governments.

For more information, please visit the SelectUSA website.

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UK Contact

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Gus Franklyn-Bute
Senior Regional Investment Advisor
Email: Gus.FranklynBute@trade.gov

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Visa Information for Investors

Nonimmigrant Visa: Treaty Traders & Investors (E Visas)
Treaty Trader visas (E-1) and Treaty Investor visas (E-2) are non-immigrant visas for nationals of a country with which the United States maintains a treaty of friendship, commerce and navigation who wish to go to the United States for one of two purposes: to carry on substantial trade, principally between the United States and the treaty country (E-1); or to develop and direct the operations of an enterprise in which the national has invested or is in the process of investing a substantial amount of capital (E-2). Click here for details.

Immigrant Visa: Fifth Preference Category – Investor Visas
Investors may qualify for employment creation immigrant visas if they seek to enter the United States for the purpose of establishing a new commercial enterprise. Click here for details.

Business Visa Center
The Business Visa Center (BVC) is part of the Department of State’s ongoing effort to better facilitate the issuance of visas for legitimate business travelers worldwide. The Business Visa Center is available to assist businesses in the United States and their partners, customers and colleagues around the world. Click here for details.

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Useful Resources

BritishAmerican Business (BAB) Guide:
American British Trade & Investment: The Guide to Investing in the USA.

KPMG Materials on U.S. State and Local considerations for Start-ups:
Starting Up: you Guide to State Tax

SelectUSA website:
Browse the SelectUSA Resources

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