Terms and Conditions

This website is intended for the use of:

A – Certified High Net Worth Individuals as defined in COBS 4.7.9 (1)

B – Certified Sophisticated Investors as defined in COBS 4.7.9 (2)

C – Self Certified Sophisticated Investors as defined in COBS 4.7.9 (3)

D – Restricted Investor as defined in Sophisticated Investors as defined in COBS 4.7.10

E – Advised investors who declare they are already an existing clients of an advisor who will confirm the suitability of any of the investment conduit on the site for their needs, as per COBS 4.7.8 (2)

F – Investors and intermediaries who could be classified as professional clients as per COBS 3.5

If you are in any doubt about whether you meet one of the categories above or if you are unsure about any aspect of this website, you should consult an appropriate professional adviser who specialises in advising on the acquisition of interests in non-readily realisable securities.

 


Suitability and Advice

The contents of this website may not be suitable for all investors. Investment in unlisted companies involves a high degree of risk and tends to be illiquid. The investment outlined on this site should therefore be viewed as long term, and investors may not get back the full value of the capital they invest.

 

Prospective investors should not invest unless they are satisfied that they have asked for and received all the information that they consider they need to evaluate the merits and risks of the interests they may acquire as a result. It is the responsibility of investors and/or their advisors to seek any legal, tax or investment advice required. Nothing on this website is or should be treated as advice.

 


Risk Warnings

The investment conduit outlined in general in the website , are only suitable for persons who are able to bear the loss of some, or even the whole, of any amount invested and who have no need for immediate liquidity in their investment. Taxation levels, bases and applicable reliefs may change over time. These are dependent on each investors personal circumstances and are also contingent on investee companies maintaining their qualifying status.

 

This website does not constitute an offer or solicitation to any person in any jurisdiction outwith the United Kingdom in which such offer or solicitation is not authorised or to any person to whom it would be unlawful to make such offer or solicitation. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, it is assumed that the website is not to be viewed in the United States of America, Canada, Australia, Republic of Ireland, South Africa or Japan or into any other jurisdiction where it would be unlawful to do so. Any failure to comply with this restriction may constitute a violation of relevant local securities laws.

 

The information provided on this website is for information purposes only and is not a solicitation of an investment.

 

All enquirers are confirming that they are over 18 years of age.

 


Authorised Intermediaries

Resources for Authorised Intermediaries

Authorised Intermediaries may wish to consult the website of the Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (www.eisa.org.uk/professional-advisors) for information prepared specifically for professional advisors. In addition, detailed guidance for Authorised Intermediaries regarding the promotion of EIS opportunities is available from Invest Northern Counties.

Please note that Invest Northern Counties will not be liable in any way for advice given by Authorised Intermediaries to their clients and accordingly Authorised Intermediaries are solely responsible for the advice they give to their clients and in particular for any suitability recommendation concerning the respective EIS opportunities.

 


Invest Northern Counties – Website Terms and Conditions

Invest Northern Counties does not handle client money and its sole purpose is to provide information to its investment syndicate under an Execution Only Investment Management Agreement.

 

Any literature produced by Invest Northern Counties is passed on from the investee companies we work with and designed for use in conjunction with any other official literature provided by them. Only official literature either in electronic or hard copy form should be used with clients who must be eligible investors as defined above and therefore be capable of signing off to the terms and conditions as contained in the relevant official literature whether this is required to complete an application.

 

Although the underlying investment conduit marketed by Invest Northern Counties are examined for risk, this should be disregarded and examined to your own and your clients satisfaction. Any statement of risk should not be taken for granted on the word, written or spoken, of any individual representing the company. All assumptions of risk and or expected reward should always be taken from the official literature, in particular the Information Memorandum as appropriate or other equivalent document.

 

A Commission/Marketing Allowance is payable on many of the investment conduit marketed by Invest Northern Counties and some of these are not subject to the UK commission disclosure rules. To ensure that disclosure takes place where required, we expect that Financial Services related Commission/Marketing Allowances are disclosed to clients on all occasions for UK business.

 

The content of this promotion has not been approved by an authorised person within the meaning of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. Reliance on this promotion for the purpose of engaging in any investment activity may expose an individual to a significant risk of losing all of the property or other assets invested.