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Investor Self-Certification




  1. High Net Worth Investor Statement


    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:


    • I had, throughout the financial year immediately preceding the date of registration, an annual income to the value of 100,000 GBP or more.

    • I held, throughout the financial year immediately preceding the date of registration, net assets to the value of 250,000 GBP or more.

    Net assets for these purposes do NOT include:


    • The property which is my primary residence or any money raised through a loan secured on that property.

    • Any rights of mine under a qualifying contract of insurance; or

    • 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.



  2. Sophisticated Investor Statement


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


    • I can receive promotional communications which relate to investment activity in non-readily realisable securities;

    • the investments to which the promotions will relate may expose me to a significant risk of losing all of the property invested.

    I am a sophisticated investor because at least one of the following applies:


    • I am a member of a network or syndicate of business angels and have been so for at least the last six months prior to the date registered.

    • I have made more than one investment in an unlisted company in the two years prior to the date registered;

    • I am working, or have worked in the two years prior to the date registered, in a professional capacity in the private equity sector, or in the provision of finance for small and medium enterprises.

    • I am currently, or have been in the two years prior to the date registered, a director of a company with an annual turnover of at least 1 million GBP.



  3. Restricted Investor (Everyday Investor) Statement


    I make this statement so that I can receive promotional communications relating to non-readily realisable securities as a restricted investor. I declare that I qualify as a restricted investor because:


    • In the twelve months preceding the date of registration, I have not invested more than 10% of my net assets in non-readily realisable securities; and

    • I undertake that in the twelve months following the date of registration, I will not invest more than 10% of my net assets in non-readily realisable securities.

    Net assets for these purposes do NOT include:


    • The property which is my primary residence or any money raised through a loan secured on that property;

    • Any rights of mine under a qualifying contract of insurance; or

    • 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.

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