Your top 10 questions answered

What is a GIDDS rating?

GIDDS is an abbreviation for the Global Investment Due Diligence System. This system is designed to take into consideration the Macro & Micro factors that influence the property, and on this basis it weighs up the risk and return profile of the project and allocates it a rating. The higher the rating the better the investment. It is however, merely an indicator, and every individual has a unique personal investment profile which they need to assess for themselves or seek the help of a registered financial adviser.

What happens if you sell the property I have invested in?

This is the intended method of realizing the investment return. All profits will then be distributed as dividends, and you will receive your capital back.

How exactly do the investments work?

You will be investing in a company listed on Trop-X in the Seychelles. Your dividend distribution frequency will depend on the product, generally for our income product they are paid quarterly, however on a growth product there is unlikely to be any dividends during the project duration and rather it will all be received at the end.

Why do we use the internal rate of return?

We use the Internal rate of return to evaluate and compare the attractiveness of each investment against other investments.

The Internal rate of return (IRR) is defined as, the interest rate at which the net present value of all the cash flows (both positive and negative) from an investment equal zero. If the IRR of a new project exceeds a investors required rate of return, that investment is desirable.

How would I declare this income on my yearly SARS income tax return?

As a result of this being listed equity in the Seychelles, you would receive a foreign dividend which you need to declare to SARS. Investors must obtain their own independent financial and tax advice in this regard.

What is the cheapest to wire funds: Bank or Sable?

Each bank has their own fee structure, so this will depend on which bank you are with. You can phone the Forex department of your bank for a quote and assistance in this regard before you make your decision. Sable have provided us and our existing clients with exceptional foreign exchange services. They charge a R250 admin fee if you wire less than R50 000, and any amount more than that is handled free of charge. Sable can be contacted on 021- 657 2153.

How do I know if my investment property will increase in value?

Although no-one can accurately forecast the global economy, we only make investment opportunities available to investors that has passed the Independent Investment Committees strict investment criteria and were evaluated and approved by the Independent Investment Committee.

How do I withdraw funds from investments/platform?

Your funds will be invested directly into a project through the listed structure in Seychelles. Profits will be distributed as dividends which are paid back to you into your trading account (which was set up during the investment process).  You will be able to give instructions that your funds be paid back to your designated bank account, should you wish to withdraw it or you can also re-invest some.

How does one know they are investing in actual properties?

All investments are listed on Trop-X, the regulated exchange in the Seychelles which is also an associated member of the World Exchange Federation. Each investment is part of a multi-listing program and is individually approved by the listing committee before any marketing and capital raising occurs. The raised capital is only released from the brokers' trust account, once the minimum amount was raised and paid directly to the attorneys' escrow account. We can provide proof from the Title Office that the property has been registered in the Entity as outlined in the Property Supplement.

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