Strongbox uses investors’ money to buy construction equipment, which it claims to lease out to major infrastructure developers. It claims to provide “Up to 25% ROI per annum” and that “In 2018, investors who leased their equipment through Strongbox made a 24.76% return on their investment”.
Strongbox is currently being promoted to UK investors by Instagram.
Continue reading for a review of Strongbox’s construction leasing investment.
Eco Equity is offering convertible loan notes paying 15% per year. At the end of a 3 year term, investors will receive shares in the business. Investors' funds are to be used to produce cannabis in Zimbabwe.
Its notes are currently being promoted via Facebook and Instagram, described as a "Secure Pre-IPO offer".
for a review of Eco Equity's convertible notes.
Quanloop borrows money from investors at the following rates:
- 6.5% to invest in "low risk" loans with a loan to value (LTV) of up to 55%
- 9.5% to invest in "medium risk" loans with an LTV of up to 85%
- 13.9% to invest in "high risk" loans with an LTV of higher than 85% or entirely unsecured
Quanloop is currently running Facebook ads claiming "Quanloop will pay you at a far better rate than any bank has to offer".
for a review of Quanloop's loan investments.
The Hit Rate Edge Sports Betting, which is currently promoting itself via Facebook ads, claims to offer "tax-free income" of 25% per month and "consistent income no matter what happens to financial markets".
for a review of The Hit Rate Edge's investment.
Rent To Lease Limited, an offshoot of car supplier and credit broker Get Me Car Finance Limited, is offering investment in leased cars to investors paying up to 12% per year as follows:
- 8%pa for investments of £10k - £15k
- 9% for investments of £15k - £30k
- 10% for £30k - £50k
- 11% for £50k - £100k
- 12% for investments over £100k
A "special offer" on Buy To Lease's website raises the offered rate of return for investments over £10k to 10% "while the coronavirus lockdown is in force".
for a review of Buy to Lease's car investment.
Invest in Rooms offers a range of unregulated property investments. At time of writing it is promoting a care home investment which offers returns of 10% per year "guaranteed for 25 years". The offer includes a commitment to buy back the room after 6 years for 110% of the initial investment, with the buyback rising to 125% after 25 years.
">Continue reading for a review of Invest In Rooms' care home investment.
ArgonautFX is currently advertising returns of 7% per month via Instagram stories, according to a reader.
On their website they claim to offer an "Income Generator" with an average return of 7.3% per month and a "VIP Fund" with an average return of 18.4% per month (and a higher minimum investment). A "Capital Guarantee" Fund is also listed as "Coming Soon".
for a review of ArgonautFX's funds.
Accumulate Capital are offering unregulated loan notes in their property business.
Current rates are only disclosed on providing contact details, however testimonials on their public website tout previous returns of up to 15% per year.
Accumulate Capital pays introducers up to 24% of investors' money as commission, according to its website.
for a review of Accumulate Capital's loan notes.
Imperial Investments, which is currently promoting itself on Facebook, claims to offer returns of 350% per year through trading shares.
Imperial Investment claims that investing in its scheme can help investors struggling with rent and other day-to-day bills.
Refundable Limited offers two life insurance products:
- £3,000 Accidental Death for a 10 year term for £25 per month
- £10,000 Employed Life for a 10 year term for £25 per month
The premiums and sum assured are fixed. The Employed Life policy has more restrictive eligibility criteria, hence the higher sum assured and not being restricted to accidental deaths only. The Accidental Death policy is open to anyone aged over 18.
Refundable promises to refund the entire £3,000 total premiums paid at the end of the 10 year term, which it describes as "unique".
The company is currently promoted via unsolicited emails (i.e. spam) and via an affiliate programme which promises to pay "£69 and £115 commission on all sales you generate each month" for websites which link to Refundable.