Ying De Group was established in the UK 2008, and is supported by our China offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing and Shenzhen with a combined workforce of over 300 employees globally.
Through the UK government-backed Innovator visa scheme, Ying De introduces high-quality business skills and investment from Chinese investors to UK SMEs. We work directly with SMEs to address their specific requirements, as well as closely cooperating with private partners and government bodies throughout the UK.
Ying De is the industry leader with over 55% market share in China for the government visa scheme*, and has an impressive 90% success rate in the UK Home Office applications. To date, our innovative service has facilitated the injection of £47 million Chinese funding into UK businesses. In recognition of our role in facilitating the collaboration between the UK and China, Ying De was named by the Department for International Trade as the Runner-Up in the prestigious Greater China Awards 2019 (Business Award).
Ying De is also engaged in other high growth businesses in the UK, including legal advisory, commercial property development and hospitality. Everbright Group is Ying De’s hotel operating arm, comprising a fast-growing portfolio of award-winning hotels across the UK.