Lendy LTD

Lendy Ltd was a UK-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform that operated from 2013 to 2019. The platform facilitated loans to property developers, with investors providing funding in exchange for returns on their investment. In 2018, Lendy faced financial difficulty and went into administration in May 2019 owing approximately £165 million to investors. Following an investigation […]

Assetz Capital

Peer-to-peer lending platforms, like Assetz Capital, connect borrowers directly with investors, allowing investors to lend money to individuals or businesses and earn returns on their investments. However, there are risks involved as the borrower may default on their loans, and investors may not receive their expected returns. In recent years, some peer-to-peer lending platforms have […]

Capital Markets LTD

Sequant Capital Ltd offered clients the ‘opportunity’ to purchase unlisted shares in a company called Oxford Renewable Fuel Ltd. Oxford Renewable Fuel was advertised as a market leader in renewable energy, producing commercial quantities of biofuel. Capital Markets Ltd formerly Central Markets (London) Ltd also advised many clients to invest in high-risk investments such as […]

Forthplus Pensions

Forthplus are a pension provider and administrator, regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). It provided a Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) scheme to approximately 2,500 customers. Most customers were UK expatriates. Forthplus Pension Ltd were based in Edinburgh and were previously known as Helium Miracle 119 Ltd and Athena Pensions Ltd. They hit the headlines after concerns that […]

Alexander David Securities

ADSL is an FCA regulated firm which was authorised to conduct investment related activities. ADSL provided corporate finance advisory services which included initial public offerings, secondary fund raisings, mergers and acquisitions, and debt offerings. It also undertook some other unregulated activities. In April 2022 the Financial Ombudsman Service confirmed it had over 30 open cases […]

Wellington Court Financial Services

  Wellington Court Financial Services is a financial advice firm based in County Offaly, Ireland. They had temporary FCA permissions to provide certain services in the UK and had an office based in Devon.   On June 22nd, 2022, the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) announced that Wellington Court Financial Services is “under investigation”. The […]

SVS Securities

  SVS Securities was a UK based stockbroker and investment firm, founded in 2003. The company offered a range of financial services, including share dealing, CFD trading, Forex trading, spread betting and more. SVS Securities was regulated by Financial Conduct Authority (DCA) and was a member of the London Stock Exchange. The firm claimed to […]

PWS Group

PWS Group Mendelsons are now accepting claims from clients against PWS Group. At Mendelsons, we are specialists at securing compensation for clients who have been mis-sold a Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) in place of an Occupational Pension – even in situations where the underlying investment is sold as being perfectly sound. Currently the Financial Ombudsman […]

City Equities Limited

City Equities Limited London City Equities Limited (LCE), an ASX-listed company, was a investment company with a long-term strategic holding in equities that had a significant market share and offered inherent growth. The company sought to provide shareholders with attractive investment returns over the medium to longer terms by enhancing capital growth and pay dividends […]

Foreman Financial Management Limited

Foreman Financial Services Limited Foreman Financial Services, which trades as Grainger Co Financial Services, refused to pay an award made against it by the Financial Ombudsman Service. The complaint was made after the firm recommended a self invested personal pension for one of its clients to use to buy a Harlequin property but the client said Foreman did not […]