A statement in the following form (to be set out at the front of Robert Brown Ltd’s statement):
(The information in this section is required under the Securities Act 1978.)
Investment decisions are very important. They often have long-term consequences. Read all documents carefully. Ask questions. Seek advice before committing yourself.
This offer is exempt under the Securities Act (Robert Brown Developments (Napier) Limited) Exemption Notice 2002 from the legal requirement to register a prospectus for this scheme and to appoint an independent supervisor to monitor the interests of subscribers. Your attention is drawn to the absence of these statutory protections.
Choosing an investment
When deciding whether to invest, consider carefully the answers to the following questions that can be found on the pages noted below:
What sort of investment is this?
Who is involved in providing it for me?
How much do I pay?
What are the charges?
What returns will I get?
What are my risks?
Can the investment be altered?
How do I cash in my investment?
Who do I contact with inquiries about my investment?
Is there anyone to whom I can complain if I have problems with the investment?
What other information can I obtain about this investment?
Choosing an investment adviser
You have the right to request from any investment adviser a written disclosure statement stating his or her experience and qualifications to give advice. That document will tell you—
You are strongly encouraged to request that statement. An investment adviser commits an offence if he or she does not provide you with a written disclosure statement within 5 working days of your request. You must make the request at the time the advice is given or within 1 month of receiving the advice.
Tell the adviser what the purpose of your investment is. This is important because different investments are suitable for different purposes.”