Abundance: Investments From UK Renewable Energy

Abundance

Launched in 2011, Abundance became the first regulated crowdfunding platform. It's a simple idea. To link up communities and individuals with Renewable Energy Projects and make it possible for everyone to share in the benefits of clean energy production.

Abundance Offers Investments In Renewable Energy Projects Which Pay Regular Cash Returns

Abundance is a leading direct investment platform offering Debentures in individual renewable energy projects that generate something good for the environment and society, as well as a long-term income.

With a choice of projects offering different Debenture types and no fee for investing, Abundance projects can be a useful part of a diversified investment portfolio. Investors choose exactly which projects they wish to invest in and how much. What all the projects have in common is the offer of steady, long-term returns of between 6-9% IRR over a 15-20 year period.

Capital and interest payments are made every six months, with investors free to choose whether to reinvest or withdraw at no cost. Every project works towards making your future, as well as that of the planet and society, a little more secure.

As with any investment product there are risks. Part or all of your original invested capital may be at risk and any return on investment depends on the success of the project invested in. All our products are long-term investments and may not be readily realisable. Estimates are no guarantee of actual return. Consider all risks before investing.

Visit the Abundance website for full details.

Abundance is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (525432).

Bruce Davis, Managing Director of Abundance, Explains How His Pension Prospects Have Been Improved With A SIPP Investing In Abundance Debentures

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