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Equiniti Investment Account

Buy shares for only £1.75 per stock, per trade with a regular investment or Dividend Reinvestment.

All your shares are held electronically and there are no account opening fees.

Find out how to open an account below.

Easy to open & quick to set up


Clear online views of your portfolio at summary and detailed level


Joint account option


Real time price quotes


Online or phone dealing and management


Withdraw income from dividends to your bank account automatically*

* We will only transfer income to your Bank Account once the total of your income exceeds £20


Add funds from your bank account


All shares held electronically and securely


Transfer your paper share certificates with a CREST transfer form (see right)

Buy and sell shares for just £12.50 with our standard Investment Account dealing

Perfect for anyone trading more regularly, the investment account allows you to trade shares without certificates for a flat fee of just £12.50 per trade. You can also invest in bonds, trusts and gilts.

Reinvest dividends for just £1.75

Dividends you receive into your Equiniti Investment Account can be reinvested into further shares of the issuing company, at a commission rate of £1.75 per stock on selected equities. You can set this up online or by telephone.

We are pleased to let you know that we are continually extending the range of securities eligible for the Regular Investment and Dividend Reinvestment services. If there is a stock which is not currently available for Regular Investment and/or Dividend Reinvestment and you would like it to be included immediately, please contact customer services or send us a secure message with the security name and ISIN number. Please note there are some types of securities that would be unsuitable for these services, e.g. where the security isn’t CREST eligible. Once we have added the security, you will have to go online to add the security to your list of Regular Investments or Dividend Reinvestments. If you have any questions, please call Customer services on 0345 300 0430

More information about Equiniti Investment Account 

Buy shares for £1.75 with a regular investment

Once you’ve opened an Equiniti Investment Account you can set up a regular investment to purchase your favourite stocks and shares from only £1.75 per trade per stock on selected equities. It’s easy to do and could help smooth out the bumps in share price movements.

There is an Investment Account custody fee of just 0.25% of the value of your portfolio (payable half yearly, minimum of £12.00, maximum of £20.00)

The custody fee will not apply to the Investment Account if an ISA fee is payable.

Apply for Shares through an Initial Public Offering (IPO)

Where Equiniti has been appointed as an intermediary you can now apply for shares available through an IPO directly from your Equiniti Investment Account or Shareview Dealing ISA, providing the shares are eligible for the latter, or both if your application will exceed your ISA allowance.

If your application is successful this means shares granted to you will normally be available within your portfolio on the company’s first day of trading.

Important Information

Before you start dealing please read the following documents.

Terms and conditions | Risk warnings | Rates and charges | Privacy notice

Ready to apply?

Getting started with an Equiniti Investment Account is easy. Your account may be opened straightway so you can start trading immediately.

You can do your share dealing online, in real time, between 8:00am and 4:30pm, Monday to Friday

Open an account 

Understand the risks

The price and value of any investments and any income from them can fluctuate and may fall. Therefore, you may get back less than the amount you invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.

We do not provide advice or make recommendations about investments. If you have any doubts about the suitability of an investment, you should seek advice from a suitably qualified professional advisor.

CREST transfer form

To transfer your share certificates to an electronic holding with us you'll need to Guidance notes are included with the PDF form.

Crest Transfer Form ​

Free Guides

Download the Shareview ISA Guide

A Free guide to tax-efficient investing

Download our free Guide to IPOs

A Free guide to understanding IPOs

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