An Investor is defined as a shareholder and director in a company incorporated in Mauritius under the Companies Act 2001. An investor is eligible to apply for an Investor OP under the following options:
An initial transfer of USD 50,000 or its equivalent in freely convertible currency in the bank account of the company under which the application will be made.
Net asset value of at least USD 50,000 or its equivalent in freely convertible foreign currency, for existing businesses and businesses inherited and a cumulative turnover of at least 12 million rupees during the 3 years preceding the application.
For renewal of an OP Investor, the company should generate a minimum gross income of 4 million rupees per year as from the third year of registration.
A company may have more than one investor as defined above. However, the initial investment and annual turnover will be a multiple of the number of Investors in the company.
Existing investor operating but not registered with the board of Investment having a net asset value of at least USD 50,000 or its equivalent in freely convertible foreign currency and a cumulative turnover of MUR 12 million during the preceding 3 years with a turnover of at least MUR 4 million per year.