Verto Homes is offering unregulated bonds paying 10% per year for a 5 year term.
The bonds offer the opportunity to exit after 12 months, however this will naturally depend on Verto Homes having enough cash available to pay back investors who wish to do so.
Funds raised are to be used to build zero carbon smart homes.
for a review of Verto Homes' bonds.
Whisky Cask Company offers investment in casks of Scotch whisky.
Whisky Cask Company describes its role as "facilitating the sale". The actual filling of the casks is done by the Malt Whisky Company.
Casks are matured for a minimum of three years, after which they can be sold on the market. Whisky Cask Company projects returns of 8 - 12% per year. It claims the investment is "A Sure-Fire Investment for The Future" and that investing in whisky "gives increased financial security — products cannot go bust in the way a company can".
for a review of Whisky Cask Company's investment.
William John (HV) Limited are offering an unregulated bond paying 20% gross over the 1 year term.
Investors funds are to be used to trade forex. The company claims to offer a "low risk, high performance investment strategy".
Fortress Legal Finance offers unregulated bonds paying 7.12% per year for a 3 year term and 11.5% per year for a 5 year term.
Funds raised are used to invest in litigation funding.
Investors in Allansons (an unrelated litigation funding scheme that collapsed earlier this year) have reported being cold-called with an offer to invest in Fortress paying 12% "guaranteed" over a 6 month period.
Whiskey Wealth Club offers investment in barrels of Irish whiskey, the premise being that the barrels will increase in value as they age.
Its website claims that
Investor returns are currently in the 10-20% per annum region.
Investing in barrels of whiskey as they age and increase in value in bonded warehouses offers potentially massive rewards with relatively little risk.
Its brochure goes further, claiming various eye-popping potential rates of return, including a claim that whiskey offers "15 YEARS TO TURN €2,550 INTO €160,000" - a 32% per year rate of return.
Continue reading for a review of Whiskey Wealth Club's investment opportunity.
Blue Paramount claims to offer unregulated “Premium Bonds” paying interest as follows:
- Silver – 9% per year for a 1-3 year term and investments of £5k to £20k
- Gold – 10% per year for a 1-3 year term and investments of £10k to £50k
- Platinum – 12% per year for a 2-5 year term and investments of £20k to £100k
- Black – 14% per year for a 2-5 year term and investments of £100k to £1m
It claims “All bonds are secured against losses.”
A company calling itself Global Market Trend claims to provide "Swiss Government Backed Fixed Income Bonds" paying "5-10% per annum".
for a review of Global Market Trend's investments.