To buy and sell shares on Sharemark, you will need to use a stockbroker, the procedures for which will vary from firm to firm. There are 3 options available to you.
- Using The Share Centre
The Share Centre offers a competitively priced service, which includes a certificate sale service for those who simply want to make a one off sale. You may already have an account with The Share Centre, in which case you could deal online.
- Using an approved Sharemark broker
There are a number of third party brokers who are already registered to trade on Sharemark on your behalf. Click here for details of approved brokers.
- Using another stockbroker
Brokers who are not already approved to trade on Sharemark can become registered. Contact them to advise that you wish to deal in a Sharemark traded stock.
If you would like to open an account with The Share Centre you can do so on line or by calling 01296 41 41 41. You can also use this number if you would like to sell your shares using The Share Centre's quick and simple certificate sale service. Alternatively you can download the sale forms from this page.
To sell a certificate you will need to fill out the correct form and return it with your share certificate and two forms of identification.
To sell residual securities including Broker Direct, Countrywide Farmers, East London Bond or Radio Taxis Group you will need a stock transfer form.
Alternatively you can crest sell shares in Hygea VCT, InTechnology, Share plc, Spectrum Technologies, SysMedia Group or Teamworks Karting using a Crest sales form.
For more detailed information on secondary market buy and sell processes, you may like to take a look at the following flow charts: