SELF-CERTIFIED SOPHISTICATED INVESTOR STATEMENT
I declare that I am a self-certified Sophisticated Investor as set out under Article 48 and Article 50 of the Financial Services and Markets Act (2000) Order 2005 for the purposes of the restriction on promotion of speculative illiquid securities. I understand that this means:
(i) I can receive promotional communications made by a person who is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority, or a person who is Certified by a Financial Conduct Authority authorised firm that has the appropriate permissions authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority to conduct such promotional activities which relate to investment activity in speculative illiquid securities;
(ii) the investments to which the promotions will relate may expose me to a significant risk of losing some or all of the money or other property invested.
I am a self-certified sophisticated investor because at least one of the following applies:
(a) 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 below;
(b) I have made more than one investment in an unlisted company in the two years prior to the date below;
(c) I am working, or have worked in the two years prior to the date below, in a professional capacity in the private equity sector, or in the provision of finance for small and medium enterprises;
(d) I am currently or have been in the two years prior to the date below, a director of a company with an annual turnover of at least £1 million. I accept that the investments to which the promotions will relate may expose me to a significant risk of losing some or all of the money or other property invested.I am aware that it is open to me seek advice from someone who specialises in advising on speculative illiquid securities especially prior to investing.