All Bond Street Mercantile products (with the exception of Specialty Mortgages) are available to Accredited and Eligible investors only. Please click for the definitions of accredited and eligible investors.
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The Holy Land Investment Fund is available to accredited investors only.
To be accredited you must be one of the following:
an individual who, either alone or with a spouse, beneficially owns, directly or indirectly, financial assets having an aggregate realizable value that before taxes, but net of any related liabilities, exceeds $1,000,000
an individual whose net income before taxes exceeded $200,000 in each of the 2 most recent calendar years or whose net income before taxes combined with that of a spouse exceeded $300,000 in each of the 2 most recent calendar years and who, in either case, reasonably expects to exceed that net income level in the current calendar year
an individual who, either alone or with a spouse, has net assets of at least $5,000,000
As used above, the following terms have the following meanings:
“eligibility advisor” means (a) a person that is registered as an investment dealer or in an equivalent category of registration under the securities legislation of the jurisdiction of a purchaser and authorized to give advice with respect to the type of security being distributed, and (b) in Saskatchewan or Manitoba, also means a lawyer who is a practicing member in good standing with a law society of a jurisdiction of Canada or a public accountant who is a member in good standing of an institute or association of chartered accountants, certified general accountants or certified management accountants in a jurisdiction of Canada provided that the lawyer or public accountant must not (i) have a professional, business or personal relationship with the issuer, or any of its directors, executive officers, founders, or control persons, and (ii) have acted for or been retained personally or otherwise as an employee, executive officer, director, associate or partner of a person that has acted for or been retained by the issuer or any of its directors, executive officers, founders or control persons within the previous 12 months.
“entity” means a corporation, syndicate, trust or other unincorporated organization.
“financial assets” means cash, securities, or any contract of insurance, a deposit or evidence of a deposit that is not a security for the purposes of securities legislation.
“fully managed account” means an account of a client for which a person makes the investment decisions if that person has full discretion to trade in securities for the account without requiring the client’s express consent to a transaction.
“person” includes (a) an individual, (b) a corporation, (c) a partnership, trust, fund and an association, syndicate, organization or other organized group of persons, whether incorporated or not, and (d) an individual or other person in that person’s capacity as a trustee, executor, administrator or personal or other legal representative.
“related liabilities” means liabilities incurred or assumed for the purpose of financing the acquisition or ownership of financial assets or liabilities that are secured by financial assets.
“spouse”, means, an individual who, (a) is married to another individual and is not living separate and apart within the meaning of the Divorce Act (Canada), from the other individual, (b) is living with another individual in a marriage-like relationship, including a marriage-like relationship between individuals of the same gender, or (c) in Alberta, is an individual referred to in (a) or (b) above, or is an adult interdependent partner within the meaning of the Adult Interdependent Relationships Act (Alberta).