I declare that I am a self-certified sophisticated investor for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act (Financial Promotion) Order 2005.
I understand that this means:
(a) I can receive financial promotions that may not have been approved by a person authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority;
(b) The content of such financial promotions may not conform to rules issued by the Financial Conduct Authority;
(c) By signing this statement I may lose significant rights;
(d) I may have no right to complain to either of the following:
(i) the Financial Conduct Authority; or
(ii) the Financial Ombudsman Scheme
(e) I may have no right to seek compensation from the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.
I am a self-certified sophisticated investor because at least one of the following applies
(a) I am a member of a network or syndicate of business angels and have been sofor at least the last six months prior to the date below;
(b) I have made more than one investment in an unlisted company in the two years prior to the date below;
(c) I am working, or have worked in the two years prior to the date below, in a professional capacity in the private equity sector, or in the provision of finance for small and medium enterprises;
(d) I am currently, or have been in the two years prior to the date below, a director of a company with an annual turnover of at least £1 million.
I accept that I can lose my property and other assets from making investment decisions based on financial promotions.
I am aware that it is open to me to seek advice from someone who specializes in advising on investments.
By clicking either ‘Self-Certify’ I understand this is not an offer to invest and the information set out herein does not constitute and should not be taken as constructing the giving of investment advice, no money will be asked or taken at this point and that any future investment will be based on eligibility, including that you are exempt from the general restriction in section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 on the communication of invitations or inducements to engage in investment activity on the grounds that such communication is made to certain classes of investor, the disclosure of relevant information and agreement of terms. You agree that you will assume full responsibility for carrying out your own due diligence in respect of any investment and that you will make your own assent of the same.