Self Certification

Register

As part of our regulatory obligation to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, you are required to declare the type of investor that you are.

Registering does not commit you to any investment. There are no obligations as well as no cost to you for signing up with Investment Owl.

You must be able to declare that you qualify as an eligible investor and meet one of the three following definitions below.

Once signed you will be provided login details to access additional investments


RESTRICTED INVESTOR

I fall into one of the following categories:

  • In the twelve months preceding the date, I have not invested more than 10% of my net assets in non-readily realisable securities.
  • I undertake that in the next twelve months, I will not invest more than 10% of my net assets in non-readily realisable securities.

HIGH NET WORTH INDIVIDUALS

I fall into one of the following categories:

  • In the last financial year I have had an annual income to the value of £100,000 or more.
  • In the last financial year I have held net assets to the value of £250,000 or more.
    “Net assets” for these purposes do not include:
    (a) Primary residence or any money raised through a loan secured on that property.
    (b) Any rights qualifying under a qualifying contract of insurance.
    (c) Any benefits (in the form of pensions or otherwise) which are payable on the termination of my service or on my death or retirement.

 

SOPHISTICATED INVESTOR

I fall into one of the following categories:

  • I am a member and/or have been a member of a network or syndicate of business angels for the last six months;
  • I have made more than one investment in an private company in the last two years;
  • I am working and/or have been working in a professional capacity in the private equity sector in the last two years; or
  • I am currently and/or have been a director of a company with an annual turnover of at least £1 million in the last two years.