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Do you hold paper share certificates?
26 September 2019
Do you have paper share certificates that you would like to hold electronically?
We can help you dematerialise any UK share certificates that you hold by securing them in a broking account in your name at our settlement and custody provider Jarvis Investment Management, a member of the London Stock Exchange.
Benefits of holding your shares electronically
The risks regarding holding paper certs such as loss, theft, forgery and damage are eliminated
The lack of paperwork enables faster and more efficient transactions
More convenient trading enabling a faster settlement process should you require the funds at short notice
Any UK shares created from any consolidation or mergers and acquisitions are credited in your account automatically
Valuations can be sent to you every 6 months and statements every 3 months
You can access your account via an online portal
We can offer the dematerialising of the share certificates for free and setting up an account is easy and it may take as little as 3 business days to complete, although overseas securities may take longer.
– please note there will be commission costs on any transactions and there may be custodian and account fees – a full schedule of fees and charges can be found here.