IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR INVESTORS
The following terms and conditions set out the basis of our relationship with you as a potential investor. We reserve the right to cease communicating with you at any time at our absolute discretion and we reserve the right to vary these terms and conditions.
Your information (including information we already hold and may receive now and in the future) may be held by us or transferred in accordance with our registration under the Data Protection Act. A copy of our registration is available from the Office of the Data Commissioner or from our head office. If you do not wish your information to be used for these purposes, you should write to us. With limited exceptions, you have the right to access and, if necessary, rectify the information that we hold about you.
Investment opportunities communicated to you by Business Shaper Group Limited are filtered according to the criteria which you have given to us on registration and in subsequent discussions. This filtering must not be taken to imply advice that any opportunity will suit your investment requirements. If you require investment advice then please contact a suitable professional adviser. This is not a service offered by Business Shaper Group Limited.
Investment in unquoted businesses carry high risks as well as the possibility of high rewards and an investor’s capital is at risk in making such investments. It is highly speculative and potential investors should be aware that no established market exists for the trading of shares in private companies. Please note that any tax treatments referred to in financial promotions approved or issued by Business Shaper Group Limited will depend on the individual circumstances of the investor. Investors should be aware that other costs and taxes may arise for them in relation to making investments. All of Business Shaper Group Limited fees are payable by the client companies to whom it provides services and are based on a retrospective deferred fee relating to the development of documentation for each prospective company.
Business Shaper Group is not a venture fund, investment bank, broker/dealer, investment clearinghouse, investment portal, or any other form of investment advisor, and is not registered with the Financial Conduct Authority. Any information distributed by BSG, its officers and associates is for information purposes only and is not intended to be, and is not, an endorsement, approval or other recommendation with respect to any securities and/or investments. Dissemination of information does not constitute an endorsement of the accuracy or adequacy of the information.
Potential or actual investors are responsible for obtaining all necessary information for evaluating the relative merits and risks of an investment, as well as engaging their own investment advisor if deemed to be appropriate. BSG is not responsible for, and shall have no liability for, any investment decisions. The entering into of any investment transaction will be with the respective company without involvement of, or participation by, BSG. Potential or actual investors understand that any investment they may make entails substantial risks and need to be able to bear the complete loss of any such investment.
You may have the right to protection under the Financial Services Compensation Scheme and the right to refer complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service; this depends on the type of business and the circumstances of the claim or complaint. Where a particular investment contains an overseas element, these protections may not be available. Further information about applicable compensation and protection is available from the FSCS and FOS.
All information given to you by Business Shaper Group Limited is confidential and must not be passed to others without first seeking the approval of Business Shaper Group Limited. It may not be used for any purpose other than to consider whether you should enter into discussions with the business described.
OUR RESPONSIBILITIES TO YOU
We will act with reasonable skill and care in our dealings with you. Subject to the duties of confidentiality we owe to our clients, we will use our reasonable endeavours to bring to your attention any matter of which we become aware that we believe might materially affect any investment decision. Unless we have been negligent, we and our Associates cannot and do not accept responsibility or liability for any loss of whatever nature, in connection with any investment proposal introduced to you by us.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES TO US
You warrant that the information you have given to us is complete and accurate in all material respects and further you undertake to keep us informed of any material changes to your contact details and/or financial position and/or investment requirements.