Smythe House

Professional Clients:
Under FCA Rules, we are authorised to work only with professional clients. You may elect to be treated as a professional client if we determine that you pass the following tests:

  • 1

    A "QUALITATIVE TEST"
    - we assess your knowledge, experience and expertise to ensure you are capable of making your own investment decisions

  • 2

    A "QUANTITATIVE TEST"
    - we assess whether you satisfy two of the following criteria:

  • A

    You have carried out transactions in significant size and averaged a frequency of over 10 trades per quarter in a relevant market over the period of the last 12 months

  • B

    The value of investment portfolio and cash investments is over €500,000

  • C

    You are, or have been, employed in a relevant financial sector for over a year in a professional position which requires knowledge of the transactions or services envisaged.

  • We are able to make an assessment of your status rapidly after first meeting you.