February 23, 2016 Comments (0) Blog, Securities Fraud

Investor Alert: Aequitas Capital Opportunities Fund

(Last Updated On: February 23, 2016)

Have you suffered losses investing in Aequitas Capital Opportunities Fund, LP formerly Aequitas Merchant Bank Fund, LLC?

If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through a FINRA arbitration against the brokerage firm that recommended the investment.

According to SEC filings, Aequitas Capital Opportunities Fund is a private equity fund organized in 2013. The company is headquartered in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

The problem with limited partnerships like those offered by Aequitas are they are exempt from registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and lack the same regulatory oversight as other investment products. Limited partnerships are speculative ventures that often lack liquidity. Due to the high degree of risk associated with limited partnerships they should be undertake only by individuals who can risk total loss of their investment. In addition, limited partnerships typically offer high commission fees sometimes 3-4x higher than more traditional investments, like mutual funds or bonds.

The White Law Group is investigating the liability that brokerage firms and financial advisors may have for improperly recommending Aequitas investments.

Brokerage firms have a responsibility to recommend securities products that are consistent with each individual client’s age, net-worth, investment objectives, financial needs, and risk tolerance. Unfortunately, some firms overlook suitability requirements and industry regulations when offering limited partnerships.

If you lost money investing in Aequitas Capital Opportunities Fund and would like to discuss your litigation options, please call the securities arbitration attorneys of The White Law Group at (312)238-9650 for a free consultation.

The White Law Group is a national securities fraud, securities arbitration, and investor protection law firm with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Vero Beach, Florida. Visit our homepage to learn more about the firm.