Home > About Us > Client Money Protection
Client Money Protection
Company Info Why HY Investment History

HY Investment
is the trading name of Henyep Capital Markets (UK) Limited which is a global leader in capital markets trading. We specialize in foreign exchange and Contracts for Difference (CFD’s) on commodities, metals, equities, indices, and treasuries traded through our global affiliate network and advanced online trading platform.

With our trading desk in the heart of the city of London and with over 30 years of operational history, we are authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority of the United Kingdom (FCA).

When you invest with Henyep Capital Markets (UK) Limited you get the advantage of having your investments / funds protected both by the
1) Financial Services Compensation Scheme and
2) As a result of Henyep Capital Markets (UK) Limited adhering to FCA’s Client Money rules
against the default of the Company.

Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)

FSCS is the UK's compensation fund of last resort for customers of financial services firms authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). This means that FSCS can pay compensation under the protected investment business scheme to consumers if an authorised financial services firm is unable, or likely to be unable, to pay claims against it and so is in "default."

Payments under the protected investment business scheme are limited to a maximum of £50,000 per customer. The Scheme is set up mainly to assist retail individuals, although smaller businesses are also covered.
Full details of FSCS and its services are available at their web site: http://www.fscs.org.uk/

Protection under FCA’s Client Money Rules

The FCA ‘Client Assets Rules’ require Henyep Capital Markets (UK) Limited to segregate all money due to you on a daily basis and hold these funds in a separate account held at a bank approved by FCA. We will hold these funds as trustee. As a result the approved bank or any other creditor of Henyep Capital Markets (UK) Limited will not be in a position to claim these funds in case of liquidation of Henyep Capital Markets (UK) Limited.

This also means that your funds and other assets will be segregated from Henyep Capital Markets (UK) Limited’s own money and will not be available to us for use in the course of our business. We may hold your money and the money of other clients in a pooled bank account. Hence in the event of a default by the bank causes any unreconciled shortfall in the money held in the pooled account, then you may share proportionately in that shortfall.

External Audit

We have appointed Moore Stephens as our independent external auditors. They audit our books and records annually and report to the FCA our adherence to Client Money and Capital Adequacy Rules throughout the review period.

Download PDF

High Risk Investment Warning: CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 79% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. For more information please refer to HY Investment's Risk Disclosure.

Disclaimer: The content of this website is for information purposes only and it is not intended as a recommendation or advice. Any indication of past performance or simulated past performance included in advertisements published by HY Investment is not a reliable indicator of future results. The customer carries the sole responsibility for all the businesses or investments that are carried out at HY Investment.

Regional Restrictions: Henyep Capital Markets (UK) Limited and HYCM Limited do not offer Contracts for Difference to residents of certain jurisdictions such as Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Belgium, Japan, the United States of America and some other regions. For more information please refer to our Customer Agreements.

Fully Regulated

Henyep Capital Markets (UK) Limited is authorized and regulated under the Financial Conduct Authority with reference number 186171.

HYCM Limited is authorized and regulated under the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority with license number 1442313.

Legal Information: HY Investment is the trading name of Henyep Capital Markets (UK) Limited and HYCM Limited. The Henyep Capital Markets group is holding company and its assets are a controlling equity interest in its subsidiaries, Henyep Capital Markets (UK) Limited and HYCM Limited. All references on this website to "HY Investment" refer to all subsidiaries of the Henyep Capital Markets group.
Copyright © HY Investment.