How to apply for The Absolute Return Bonds

What to expect when you open an account
Your step-by-step guide to getting started

Earn 3.5% p.a. | Inflation beating targeted returns | ISA eligible | Minimum investment £1,000

Capital At Risk

Open your account with BondMason

To invest in one of The Absolute Return Bonds you will first need to open an account with BondMason. Complete all steps of the BondMason online sign-up form (have either your passport no. or driving licence no. to hand). 



Here you can read the Financial Promotion, Information Memorandum, and Terms & Conditions




Identity Verification Checks

We conduct our initial Identity Verification checks - this can take 1-3 business days. You will receive email confirmation once these checks have been completed.

Select The Absolute Return Bond option

Log in to the BondMason Dashboard and select The Absolute Return Bond I Ltd ( 1 year at 3.35% p.a.) or The Absolute Return Bond II Ltd (3 years at 3.85% p.a.).

You may wish to seek professional advice.

Apply (ISA)

Complete the application; confirm your Investor Status, fill-in the IF ISA specifc fields and set your investor preferences.

Processing your application

Please allow up to 5 working days for the ISA Administrator to process your IF ISA application and complete further identity verification checks

Transfer your opening funds

We will email you confirmation when your application is complete. This will include instructions on how to transfer your opening investment to our IF ISA Administrator. 

14-calendar day cancellation period

You will receive email confirmation once your funds have been received by our IF ISA Administrator. 

Please note that your cash Subscription will not be applied in the purchase of Bonds until after the 14-calendar day cancellation period has expired.

The Absolute Return Bond Investment Certification

When the bond issue closes your Investment Certification will be available directly from your Dashboard.

Your Dashboard

You will be able to view a summary your investment, apply for further bond issues and download The Absolute Return Bond Investment Certification from your Dashboard.

Six monthly interest payment option

If you opted to receive interim interest payments, this will be paid into your nominated bank account every 6 months until the bond issue reaches maturity.

Bond issue reaches maturity

If you selected 'auto-renew' your investment will roll into the next Bond Issue - subject to re-confirmation of the Investor Status Declaration . If you opted out of 'auto-renew', your investment and interest payments will be paid into your nominated bank account.

This website page is a joint promotion that has been issued by Absolute Return Bond I Ltd and Absolute Return Bond II Ltd, both trading as The Absolute Return Bond, The Absolute Return Bonds and Chiltern BondCo. Absolute Return Bond I Ltd and Absolute Return Bond II Ltd are the names of the bond issuing entities, issuing 1 year and 3 year bonds respectively. Absolute Return Bond I Ltd & Absolute Return Bond II Ltd: Registered Address Unit 4, Kinsbourne Court, Luton Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 3BL. Registered in England and Wales. Absolute Return Bond I Ltd Company Number: 11489122. Absolute Return Bond II Ltd Company Number: 11489199. This website page has been approved for the purposes of Section 21 of the FSMA by Northern Provident Investments Limited