Questions & Answers
Who are you ?
The Fountainhead Investments is based in London , England .
It is formed by Peter A Barnett who is the CEO and Founder.
What is the company background ?
The company a Limited one and is registered in England and Wales. It is a start-up that focuses in select markets ( see Investment tab). It is based on the experience and skills of it's Founder. For an insight ( see the about tab).
Are you FCA Regulated ?
Short answer: NO
The placement of private company shares is an unregulated activity and is only suitable for qualifying investors. We are a proprietary trading company. Although, the founder is qualified up to level IV in Investment Advice, neither he nor the company provide Investment advice.
What is the qualifying criteria to be able to purchase the redeemable shares?
We don't take on retail investors. Only institutional and Qualifying investors who have an understanding of the risks and rewards and the capacity to bare the loss if targets are not met.
What are the benefits of owning the redeemable shares?
First your risk is defined and limited.
If the company redeems it's shares then you will receive 100% of the amount you invested back plus an additional 7.5%.
The upside is that there is no limit to share price appreciation. (Capital Growth)
If performance does well then dividends will be paid out in excess of the target.
The down side is limited to the amount initially invested the upside is unlimited.
Are the returns guaranteed ?
Short Answer: NO.
Trading is a risky business. Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance, think; Neil Woodford's fund , London Capital & Finance, Lehman Brothers, Northern Rock or WeWork, Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain or Thomas Cook.
As active investors (Ref Link Proprietary Trading ). trading relatively small size to much larger institutional market participants it enables traders to be more responsive to market conditions and therefore scale into and out of positions without these positions going against them.
As a consequence achieving average returns of 1 - 2 % per month is a realistic ROI on capital traded. However this represents only part of our activities as we seek to diversify risk.
For details on what we do go to the Investment Tab in the Menu.
We believe that if a shareholder holds their stock for at least three - five years, it will give enough time for returns to generate, subject to performance, we will make frequent dividend payments which obviously pleases shareholders and reduces their risk. The share being redeemable at par come with a 7.5% premium if exercised.
What's the catch?
The capital that is used to purchase our shares is at risk. As a shareholder the value of the shares may not be the same as the amount you paid for them on exit. We are a private limited company so you will need to be a qualified investor to invest. Even if you are a qualified investor this may not be for you.
We are not looking for orphans, widows or get rich quick seekers looking for a risk free investment or promises thereof. But serious investors who are in the top 15% of wealth holders in the world.
For more details on the risk click the "Wealth Warning" button below.
What's the minimum investment ?
We have a minimum and maximum investment. The Minimum is £12,500 and the maximum is £50,000 for a Qualified Investor. The minimum acts a barrier for the un-savvy or naive investor . The maximum is a cap on the greedy or reckless investor.
What happens if I wish to sell early ?
If you wish to sell out of your shares early then you will be given a valuation of your holding based on the share value at the time, this takes into consideration not only trading performance but also the company's activities. This may mean that you will not get the same value than you initially paid for the shares. If you make a loss and you pay UK tax you can report losses as a chargeable asset to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to reduce your total taxable gains. In the first instance you should speak with your accountant.
By allowing a period of gestation between at least two to three years investors allow time for the company to develop and grow.
What happens to shareholders funds?
The funds are used for working capital, asset allocation, relevant licences and trading.
As a shareholder you will receive a share certificate but more importantly share holders are placed on the company share register.
We will be sending out frequent blogs with the good bad and ugly news or updates on the company's activities and a YouTube channel.