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If you have been in the UK on your Tier 1 Investor's visa for a continuous period of 5 years then you are eligible to apply to the UKBA for settlement (ILR) provided you have not breached the terms of your visa or any of the other Immigration Rules.
You must also show that you are engaged in business activity at the time of your application engaged in business activity at the time of your application.
Here is the UKBA page where you can check for yourself:-
You would have to apply using for SET(O).
You would also have sufficient knowledge of the English language and sufficient knowledge about life in the United Kingdom and would have to pass a test in this regard before submitting the form, you can contact the UKBA for details on how to do this.
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