FCA bans marketing of speculative mini-bonds to retail investors

On the 11.26.19 at 6:14PM


Tuba Raqshan

The ban implies that unlisted speculative mini-bonds can only be promoted to sophisticated or high net worth individuals, while following FCA rules on marketing such products.

While the term ‘mini-bond’ could refer to a range of investments, FCA’s ban would apply to opaque arrangements where funds raised are used to lend to a third party, invested in other companies or to purchase or develop properties

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