• declare that I am a self-certified sophisticated investor for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005.

    I understand that this means:

    • (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 Scheme.

    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 certificate issue date;
    • (b) I have made more than one investment in an unlisted company in the two years prior to the certificate issue date;
    • (c) I am working or have worked in the two years prior to the certificate issue date, 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 certificate issue date, a director of a company with an annual turnover of at least £1 million.

    I accept that I can lose my property and other assets from making investment decisions based on financial promotions.

    I am aware that it is open to me to seek advice from someone who specialises in advising on investments (including unregulated investment schemes).

  • This certificate has been generated via MCAA (Modern & Contemporary Art Advisory). The person representing himself to be the authenticated person named in the above statement has done so in a way that satisfies the statutory signature requirements set out in the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005.