9. Seedrs Secondaries

In depth FAQ guide to Seedrs Secondaries for investors, sellers and share issuers.

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Investors

Are secondaries the same as crowdfunding?

Secondaries aren't the same as crowdfunding
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What’s the minimum investment size in a secondary?

Investment sizes are typically the same as for primary campaigns.
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What share classes can be purchased through secondaries?

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What happens if new company valuation information is published during the Secondary Share Sale?

We endeavour to keep you as up to date as possible.
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Will secondary shares be available on the Secondary Market?

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Can I invest directly into businesses through secondaries?

Typically secondary investments go under the nominee.
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How do you price secondary shares?

A number of factors contribute to the pricing of secondary shares
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When can I expect the Company I’m investing in to go public or get acquired?

This applies to primaries and secondaries.
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What happens if a company I invested in gets acquired?

This applies to primaries and secondaries.
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Can everyday investors invest in secondaries?

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Where can I see Secondary Share Sales on the platform?

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When can I expect my secondary investment to be completed?

Secondary transactions take around 4-6 weeks to complete from close.
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Who is my secondary investment paid to?

You are purchasing shares from an existing investor, not the issuing company.
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What is Right of First Refusal?

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Can Secondary Share Sales go into overfunding?

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What happens if a company I invested in goes public?

This applies for primaries and secondaries.
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What information will I have access to to make my secondary investment decision/Can you provide the company’s financials, exit strategy and prospectus?

We source and provide as much detail as possible from publicly available sources.
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What is the difference between a premium, discount or par value when reviewing the price of Secondary Share Sales?

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Do I own the stock purchased in a Secondary Share Sale?

The Seedrs nominee is the legal shareholder.
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Why are investors selling secondary shares?

Secondaries are a way exchanging private shares for cash.
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Who are the sellers in secondary offerings?

Secondaries are typically being sold by individual investors.
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How are the secondary investments structured?

Secondary investments also use the nominee structure.
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Sellers

If I sell my shares will I lose my EIS/SEIS tax relief?

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Can I still sell through a secondary if the company rejects the sale?

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Do I have to sell all of my shares in one secondary transaction?

You may not need to sell your entire holding.
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Can I set the price of my secondary after finding out demand?

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Who are the buyers of secondaries?

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What is the minimum shares I can sell through secondaries?

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What if I own multiple classes of stock?

Can I still sell secondaries if I own multiple stock classes?
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What are your fees for Secondary Share Sales?

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How do you price secondary shares?

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Can I sell unvested shares/options?

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Will my company approve the secondary sale of my shares?

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Can I sell shares of a company not based in the United Kingdom?

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Can I sell my shares via Seedrs if I don’t live in the United Kingdom?

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What are the requirements for a private company to sell secondary allocations on Seedrs?

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What is a realistic transaction timeline for secondaries?

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What is the process for secondary sellers?

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