Capital Protected Bonds / Guaranteed Equity Bonds

What are Capital Protected Bonds and Guaranteed Equity Bonds?

Capital Protected Bonds / Guaranteed Equity Bonds are investment products which offer the chance to grow you funds whilst protecting your initial investment capital.

This means that regardless of how the markets perform you can expect to receive a predefined amount, usually the initial investment, at the end of the term.

There are some reports that Capital Protected Bonds /Guaranteed Equity Bonds were “over marketed” by high-street banks to unsuitable investors.

 

How were Capital Protected Bonds and Guaranteed Equity Bonds mis-sold?

Some of the ways people have been mis-sold Capital Protected Bonds / Guaranteed Equity Bonds are:

  • Led to believe they would make more money at the end of the investment
  • Not told clearly how the investment worked
  • Not made aware of the fees involved
  • Felt pressured by the bank advisor to make the investment

There’s nothing you can do about the performance of an investment. However, if you think you may have been mis-led or there’s unexpected fees and losses you may have been mis-sold.

 

Key Facts

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Capital Protected Bonds and Guaranteed Equity Bonds are amongst the most common investments mis-sold to people by building societies, banks and advisers

We win more than 9 out of 10 claims

The cost of our service is 18% inc VAT on the total monies awarded for a successful claim

Important Information!

You are not required to use our services to pursue your claim. You can also seek further advice or shop around subject to any time limits within which a claim must be made.

It is possible for you to present the claim for free, either to the firm or person against whom you wish to complain or to the statutory ombudsman (Financial Ombudsman Service or Pension Ombudsman Service) or the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, whichever is applicable to your claim.

We will not make or pursue a claim, or advise you to, if we know or have reasonable grounds to suspect that the claim does not have a good arguable basis, and or is fraudulent or frivolous.