Are You Eligible?
In order to be eligible to be categorised as a professional client with Hantec Markets, you must meet two of the
three criteria below. Please select which of the following apply to you:
Have you placed 10 leveraged trades of a significant size per quarter in the last year?
Does your financial instrument portfolio, including cash deposits, exceed €500,000?
Do you, or have you, worked in the relevant financial sector for at least one year?
Risk Higher Leverage
Professional accounts are not subject to the leverage
restrictions introduced by ESMA for Retail Clients. Higher
leverage amplify losses.
Negative balance protection
Retail clients benefit from negative balance protection meaning
that their losses cannot exceed deposits. This protection is not
available to professional clients.
Segregated Client Funds
Your funds will be held in segregated accounts at top tier
banks, in the same way we re required to hold our Retail
Hantec Markets will not be required to provide you with the
current risk warnings we must provide to retail clients or any
standardised risk warning that is introduced in future in relation
to transactions in complex financial products. We will assume
that you have the relevant knowledge and experience levels to
understand the risks in trading leveraged products.
Communications and financial promotions
We may use more sophisticated language when dealing with
you as a Professional Client than we do with our retail clients.
However, we will always communicate in a clear, fair and
You can contact us anytime the markets are open, we’re here 24 hours a day 5 days a week.