Private
wealth
UNLOCKED

Sidekick is your gateway to the financial advantages of the ultra-wealthy.

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Why Sidekick?

Why Sidekick?

Sidekick is your all-in-one wealth manager, empowering you to grow your wealth with the same advantages as the ultra wealthy - whilst being accessible, transparent and affordable.

We believe that wealth building opportunities should be accessible to everyone, not just the ultra wealthy. We’re dedicated to helping you create the future you want for yourself by offering products and services tailored to protect and grow your wealth with the same strategies used by the ultra wealthy.

Matt Ford, CEO and Co-Founder

FCA authorised and regulated

Investments custodied with SEC registered partner DriveWealth, a FINRA member

Eligible deposits are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Protected by bank-grade app security

FCA authorised and regulated

Investments custodied with FINRA regulated partner DriveWealth

Part of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Protected by bank-grade app security

Please remember, investing should be viewed as longer term. Your capital is at risk - the value of investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you put in.

We’re backed by world class investors:

Savings - launching soon

Get a high yield on your cash savings

The Ultra-Wealthy Advantage

We’ll always make the most of your cash for you, ensuring great savings rates while you’re wondering what to invest in next.

  • Earn 4.34% AER* plus a bonus of 1% when you invest, boosting to 5.34% AER. Terms apply.
  • Instant access with next working day withdrawals.
  • FSCS protected up to £85,000 per person per bank.
  • Bonus for 12 months on first £20k of savings

*AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and compounded once each year.

Invest

Expertly managed investment portfolios

Capital at risk

The Ultra-Wealthy Advantage

Having a dedicated team of investment experts can help you to maximise your money, reduce risk and increase your understanding of investments.

  • Growth focused investment portfolios designed to outperform a benchmark
  • Managed in house by our investment team who are seasoned experts
  • For transparency, you will receive regular updates on trades, performance, and the rationale behind every investment decision
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Borrow

Access liquidity when you need it

The Ultra-Wealthy Advantage

A portfolio line of credit offers easy access to funds at a low cost without the need to sell your investments, allowing your wealth to continue growing with potential tax advantages.

  • Borrow up to 40% of your portfolio. (A minimum investment value of £10,000 is required).
  • Loans can't be used for investing
  • Access cash when you need it, whilst keeping your long term investments intact
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Representative APR

6.0% APR Representative APR (fixed). Based on a loan of £10,000 repayable over 24 months (two years) with an interest rate of 6.0% per annum (fixed). Monthly repayment of £443.21 and a total amount repayable of £10,637.04.

This representative APR applies to loans of £10,000 to £19,900 over 6 to 30 months. We offer loans from £1,000 to £60,000 with loan terms from 6 to 30 months. The maximum APR rate you could be offered is 8.0%.

Coming soon

Invest in alternatives and private markets

The Ultra-Wealthy Advantage

We want to bring top-tier opportunities across Private Equity, Venture Capital and Private Credit without the millions often needed to invest

  • Our product suite is still being built and we'll provide more detail in the coming months
  • We aim to open up access to a wide range of assets and provide lower ticket sizes to widen accessibility to a broader investor base

These products will be high-risk investments and you are unlikely to be protected if something goes wrong. Don’t invest unless you’re prepared to lose all the money you invest.

Market Pulse

Get the latest market news and updates

The Ultra-Wealthy Advantage

Access to the latest market trends and investment updates in an easy to read format

  • A new edition every week
  • Written in house by our investment team
  • Stay in the know about market developments
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Our Team

MEET YOUR
SIDEKICKS

We’ve built a top team of finance and technology experts who want to bring the financial advantages of the ultra-wealthy to you.

We combine experience from the best of finance and tech:

OUR MISSION IS TO unlock access to the financial advantages OF the ultra-wealthy

The way people invest can create significant disparities. Individuals with high net worth can often diversify their portfolios, leverage assets, and patiently maintain a variety of investments. Our aim is to extend these opportunities to everyone.

FAQs

To answer your questions

Who's behind Sidekick?

We're a team of investors and technologists, with experience building and scaling fintech businesses and running large multi-billion dollar investment portfolios. Sidekick is the fourth business Co-Founders Matt Ford and Pete Townsend have worked on together, and they're joined by a wider founding team of experts across the investment management and banking industry. We're also backed by Octopus Ventures, Seedcamp and Semantic, some of the most notable investors in the wealth management, fintech and crypto space.

Are you regulated?

Yes, we're authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 984829). You can see our FCA registration here

Is my money safe with Sidekick and what protections do I have?

Sidekick is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Your money may be protected up to £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). Learn more about FSCS protection here

DriveWealth, our custodian and partner for brokerage services, is registered with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA). DriveWealth is also a member of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), safeguarding your cash and securities up to $500,000 (including up to $250,000 in cash).

Our Instant Access Cash Reserve savings account is provided by GB Bank. GB Bank has a full UK banking licence and offers the same level of protection as the traditional high street banks. GB Bank Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register number: 850286). Your deposits with GB Bank are protected up to £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). Any deposits you hold above the limit are unlikely to be covered.

Currencycloud, our payments services e-money provider, is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for the issuance of electronic money and the provision of payment services (FCA registration number 900199). It's important to note that as Currencycloud electronic money accounts are not bank accounts, the UK FSCS does not apply. Currencycloud does however safeguard any funds held on a client's behalf, for further details on their safeguarding approach, please see here

Please note that your e-money wallet is used to facilitate the funding of your investment strategy rather than to hold cash.

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Sidekick Money Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales (No. 13882980). Sidekick Money Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 984829). Our address is Rivington House, 82 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3JF.

Payment and e-money services (Non MIFID related products) are provided by The Currency Cloud Limited. Registered in England No. 06323311. Registered Office: Stewardship Building 1st Floor, 12 Steward Street London E1 6FQ. The Currency Cloud Limited is authorized by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011 for the issuing of electronic money (FRN: 900199)

Sidekick Money Ltd also provides investment management and lending services. These are separate and unrelated to the account and payment services you receive from The Currency Cloud Limited.