Direct Investor Declaration

Direct Investor Declaration

Guinness EIS and Business Relief services are only available to UK residents who are able to self-certify as Sophisticated Investors or High Net Worth Individuals before applying. If you are in any doubt as to the suitability of the products for your circumstances, please seek specialist financial or tax advice.

Once you have completed this form you will be able to download a Direct Investor Application Form.

Your personal details

Please tell us about yourself: *

High net worth individuals

I make this statement so that I can receive promotional communications which are exempt from the restriction on promotion of non-readily realisable securities. The exemption relates to certified high net worth investors and I declare that I qualify as such because at least one of the following applies to me:
High net finances
Net assets for these purposes do not include:
  1. the property which is my primary residence or any money raised through a loan secured on that property; or
  2. any rights of mine under a qualifying contract of insurance; or
  3. any benefits (in the form of pensions or otherwise) which are payable on the termination of my service or on my death or retirement and to which I am (or my dependants are), or may be, entitled; or
  4. any withdrawals from my pension savings (except where the withdrawal are used directly for income in retirement

Self certified investors

I declare that I am a self-certified sophisticated investor for the purposes of the restriction on promotion of non-readily realisable securities. I understand that this means:

  1. I can receive promotional communications made by a person who is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority which relate to investment activity in non-readily realisable securities;
  2. the investments to which the promotions will relate may expose me to a significant risk of losing all of the property invested.
Self certified declaration *
I am a self-certified sophisticated investor because at least one of the following applies: *

Disclaimer

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