Today we are launching a new video to help investors understand BC’s private placement market.
This short video walks you through a few things that you need to think about when considering a private placement investment.
It also highlights the kind of information you will get in InvestRight’s free Guide to Investing: The Private Placement Market for Retail Investors.
Investing in the private placement market is not for everyone. Investors should research any opportunity they are considering and ask the right questions before making a decision.
In addition to the video, the Guide explains how the private placement market works, who can invest in it, and what to look out for. For example, start-up businesses and other alternative investment types offered in the private placement market often appear attractive because they may offer returns that are typically higher than those available in the public market.
But remember: • High Returns = High Risk • Private placement shares have strict resale restrictions and may not trade freely • You could lose all of your money if a company isn’t able to execute its business plan or raise enough capital
If you’re looking at the private placement market, then do yourself a favour before you invest. Watch our video and read the Guide.
While you may be inclined to use the professional services of someone recommended to you by a friend or relative, Canadian securities regulators encourage investors to always check registration before investing money with a financial advisor or firm.