Halifax Share Dealing Limited (“HSDL”) is the Administrator and Plan Managers of the Personal Assets Trust ISA and Investment Plan which enable private investors to invest in the ordinary shares of Personal Assets Trust plc (the "Company").
If you wish to administer and view your plan(s) online, please follow this link to access the HSDL online service. You will require a ten digit Personal Reference Number to initially register for the service. This number was supplied to you at the time of your account being opened. If you have lost this number, please contact HSDL on 0845 850 0181.
Personal Assets Zero Charge ISA
The Personal Assets Zero Charge Individual Savings Account (“ISA”) provides a tax-efficient and cost-effective way of investing in the ordinary shares of the Company without incurring any initial or annual plan administration charges for so doing.
The ISA will only accept a minimum investment of £11,520 in the 2013/2014 tax year. Such investment can be made by either lump sum or regular monthly investments and must be in cash.
The ISA can also accept the transfer of an existing ISA with another ISA manager. You may transfer the cash value, with a minimum value of £5,000, of other Stocks and Shares ISAs or existing Cash ISAs held with other ISA managers into the Personal Assets Trust ISA.
You may also transfer shares of the Company in specie, if you already hold such shares in an ISA wrapper with another provider. Your existing provider(s) may charge to for this service, but HSDL will not charge to receive the shares.
Personal Assets Zero Charge Investment Plan
The Personal Assets Zero Charge Investment Plan (the "Plan") provides three cost-effective ways of investing in the ordinary shares of the Company without incurring any initial or annual plan administration charges for so doing.
The three plan options are:
1. The Single Investment Option – (minimum investment £5,000, no maximum)allows investors to invest a lump sum to acquire shares to be held in the Plan. Planholders can choose to have any dividends re-invested or receive them in the normal way, as cash.
2. The Monthly Investment Option – (minimum investment £500 per month, no maximum) allows investors to make regular investments by direct debit only. As above, dividends can be re-invested or paid away.
3. The Cash Withdrawal Option – allows investors to receive a quarterly cash payment from dividends and/or the sale of shares held in their account. The minimum quarterly withdrawal is £500.
Halifax Share Dealing Limited is the Administrator and Plan Managers of the Personal Assets Trust ISA and Investment Plan. Halifax Share Dealing Limited is registered in England and Wales (No 3195646). Registered office is at Trinity Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 2RG. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5HS under registration number 183332. A Member of the London Stock Exchange and an HM Revenue and Customs approved ISA Manager.
The information in this section does not constitute advice nor a recommendation to invest in any of the above plans. If you are not sure if an investment in any of the above plans is suitable for you, you should consult your professional adviser.
All of the above plans require that new investors are resident in the United Kingdom for tax purposes or, if not so resident, either perform duties which, by virtue of Section 28 of Income Tax (Earnings & Pensions) Act 2003 (Crown employees serving overseas), are treated as being performed in the United Kingdom, or are married to, or in a civil partnership with, a person who performs such duties.
You must have a valid UK address where HSDL will correspond with you about your account and at which HSDL will be able to verify your identity. You must also provide details of a nominated bank account in your name or which you hold jointly with someone else.
New overseas investors can no longer participate in the above plans.
The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up as a result of market and currency fluctuations and investors may not get back the amount originally invested. Past performance is no indicator of future performance. The tax treatment of any investment depends on the individual circumstances of each investor and may be subject to change in the future.
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