In order to qualify as a member of the private investor club, individuals must be able to satisfy various conditions in accordance with the strict regulatory framework as dictated by the FCA on the promotion of Non Mainstream Pooled Investments (NMPIs). As a consequence, individuals or corporate entities must be able to be categorised under one of the following:
• An Investment Professional – Authorised FCA Persons who are defined, according to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, as having professional experience of participating in NMPI for the purpose of their business
• A Sophisticated Investor – Investors who are self-certified, or who have been certified by an FCA Authorised Person as
sufficiently knowledgeable to understand the risks associated with participating in a NMPI and who have signed a requisite
Certified Sophisticated Investor declaration form
• A High Net Worth Individual – Investors who have self-certified, or who have been certified by an FCA Authorised Person, confirming that during the financial year immediately preceding the date on which the certificate was signed, held an annual income of not less than £100,000, or net assets of not less than £250,000, excluding their primary residence and benefits from
• High Net Worth Companies – Unincorporated associations, partnerships or trustees within the meaning of Article 22 of the CIS Exemption Order
For further clarity on eligibility, please contact either your financial adviser or Custodian Capital Limited. Please note that all memberships and investments will need to be channelled through a financial adviser.