What is a High Net Worth Investor?
You could be regarded as a high net worth investor for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 if at least one of the following applies:
(a) I had, during the financial year immediately preceding the date below, an annual
income to the value of £100,000 or more;
(b) I held, throughout the financial year immediately preceding the date below, net assets to the value of £250,000 or more. Net assets for these purposes do not include
(i) the property which is my primary residence or any loan secured on that residence;
(ii) any rights of mine under a qualifying contract of insurance within the meaning of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) Order 2001; or
(iii) 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.
What does this mean?
(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
I accept that I can lose my property and other assets from making investment decisions based on financial promotions.
Register here as a Qualifying Investor.