Questions & Answers
Standards & Integrity
The above are the principles that we are guided by.
In return we expect our clients and shareholders to be honest and open in their communications. If there are aspects that need clarifying we expect you to raise them with us. Once you have done your due diligence we expect you to make a firm decision whether or not you wish to proceed. Below are some questions you may have about us.
Who are you ?
The Fountainhead Investments is based in London , England .
It is formed by Peter A Barnett who is the CEO and Founder. He has extensive experience in financial services, including Private equity, stockbroking, inter-dealer broking and derivatives trading.
What is the company background ?
The company is registered in England and Wales. It trades it's own capital in the financial markets for and on behalf of it's shareholders. The firm provides investment opportunities by acting as an introducing broker for a City of London Stockbroker Finally, provides trader training and facilitation for new traders & traders with 0 -18 months experience looking to improve their understanding of the sector and trading results.
Are you FCA Regulated ?
Short answer: As a proprietary Trading Company NO.
The placement of private company shares is an unregulated activity and is only suitable for qualifying investors.
As an introducing broker, the City of London Stockbroker is fully a regulated and authorised company. You will be able to open an investment account and build your portfolio for your ISA's , SIPP or carryout general purchasing of stocks and shares through spread betting or CFD's.
The Stockbroker, is also prominent in Pre IPO offerings that it updates it's clients on enabling them to get ahead of the curve.
No regulations is required for Trader Training nor in investment of property development.
What is the qualifying criteria to be able to purchase shares?
We don't take on retail investors although the City Stockbroker can accommodate them. We can deal with only institutional and Qualifying investors who have an understanding of the risks and reward .
We assess a potential investor on the following criteria:
Knowledge and Experience of Investing
Attitude to Risk
What are the benefits of owning the redeemable shares?
There is no limit to share price appreciation. (Capital Growth)
Income from dividends , subject to performance.
Defined risk, limited to the capital invested.
If the company redeems it's shares then you will receive 100% of the amount you invested back plus an additional 7.5%.
Are the returns guaranteed ?
Short Answer: NO.
If this is a question you need asking you are not a suitable investor for any of our services. Investing or trading is a risky business. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance. Risk can be mitigated through a number of ways for example:
The Amount of Capital Allocated for the Investment
Receiving Dividends ( Each Dividend payment reduces your Risk)
Diversifying of Capital invested - different Asset classes - Trading strategies - Trader training and Introducing Brokerage activities
Duration of the Investment
Depending on your appetite for risk you may like either the International Investment Bonds or Private Equity . Go to the Contact TAB and discuss your options with us.
As a proprietary trading firm being active trading in small size, relative to larger institutional market participants, 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 2- 5 % per month is a realistic ROI on capital traded. This represents only part of our activities as we seek to diversify risk through being active in our services.
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 dividend payments which obviously pleases shareholders and reduces their risk. The shares being redeemable at par come with a 7.5% premium when exercised.
What's the catch?
We are a private limited company so you will need to be a qualified investor to invest. We are not looking for orphans, widows or people who require the word "Guaranteed returns" because they are seeking a risk free investment or promises thereof. Only serious investors that understand and accept the principles of risk and reward are accepted.
This is because 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. They could be less or a lot more.
What's the minimum investment Size ?
£100,000 for International Investment Bonds
£25,000 for the redeemable shares
£10,000 for short share option.
£2,495 Trader Training Course
What happens if I wish to sell early ?
If you wish to sell your shares early, then you will be given a valuation of your holding based on the current share value. You may not get as much as you put in if you withdraw within three years of investing.
By holding your shares for at least three years it allows your shares a period of gestation to develop and grow.
If you wish to withdraw all your funds from an international Investment Bond you will usually pay a redemption fee if taken within 5 years of holding the Bond.
What happens to my funds?
If you are investing in an international bond your monies go direct to the International Fund provider. You make the application to the Fund provider and fund the account direct. We simply sign post the most appropriate fund based on your particular requirements.
If you wish to apply for redeemable shares with FHI then the funds are used for as per the business model in the information memorandum. That is a combination of working and trading capital.
As a shareholder you receive a share certificate and are placed on the company share register.
What is the Trader Training Aspect?
This is a highly regarded introduction to trading the financial markets. Suited to people wishing to take control of their own portfolios and trading accounts. The course lays the foundations for you to build upon your knowledge of this arcane sector. This course can now be taken remotely online via Zoom.
See full details: Trader training Tab
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"Money is the material shape of the principle that men who wish to deal with one another deal by trade and give value for value."
Ayn Rand - The Atlas Shrugged
"Dictum Meum Pactum"
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