Investment Trusts

Foresight VCT PLC


Foresight VCT PLC

  • Price (GBX)68.00
  • Today's Change0.00 / 0.00%
  • Shares traded0.00
  • 1 Year change-5.56%
  • Beta-0.1531
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About the company

Foresight VCT plc is a venture capital trust (VCT). The principal activity of the Company is to make investments in unquoted or alternative investment market (AiM)-listed companies in the United Kingdom. The Company invests in ordinary shares, planned exit shares and infrastructure shares. The investment objective of the ordinary shares fund is to provide private investors with attractive returns from a portfolio of investments in unquoted companies in the United Kingdom. The investment objective of the planned exit shares fund is to combine greater security of capital than is normal within a VCT with the development of investor returns through the VCT tax benefits. The investment objective of the infrastructure shares fund is to invest in companies, which own and operate essential assets and services, which enjoy long-term contracts with counterparties or through government concessions. Foresight Group CI Limited is the investment manager of the Company.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)8.91m
  • Net income in GBP4.77m
  • Incorporated1997
  • Employees0.00
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Management group(s)--
AIC sectorVCT Generalist
Launch date02 Nov 1999
Share typeOrdinary Share
Base currencyGBP


To provide private investors with attractive returns from a portfolio of investments in fast-growing unquoted companies based in the United Kingdom.

Managed by

Not Disclosed Start :02 Nov 1999

Management & contract fees

The annual management fee is an amount equal to 2.0% of net assets, excluding cash balances above GBP 20m which are charged at a reduced rate of 1.0%.

Peer analysis

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RM Secured Direct Lending PLC5.68m3.41m111.35m--18.731.17--19.620.05420.05420.09030.86540.0673--6.22--4.05--4.48--88.46--60.07----5.870.1137--------------
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Ecofin Global Utlts Infrstrctr Trst PLC9.58m6.13m115.53m--18.840.8731--12.060.06670.06670.10431.440.0653--5.03--4.18--4.64--80.84--63.99------0.117---41.84---54.31------
Octopus AIM VCT plc14.33m11.82m116.25m0.007.160.7726--8.110.13380.13380.14741.240.1067--150.05--8.808.689.438.9586.10--82.4880.39----0.0058.21-48.106.22-57.183.43----
Gabelli Value Plus + Trust PLC11.02m8.92m117.17m0.0013.150.8124--10.630.08930.08930.11031.450.0781--18.57--6.32--6.35--88.44--80.92----383.250.00---117.53---124.26------
Invesco Perpetual Enhanced Income Ltd2.94m1.04m117.64m0.00113.540.9748--39.960.00630.00630.01790.73140.0192--1.98--0.6775.060.8416.7059.8579.8835.2274.49------105.50-78.39-26.30-90.55-39.68--0.00
Blackrock North American Income9.38m7.61m118.22m--15.340.9652--12.610.11050.11050.13621.760.0768--30.05--6.2311.486.3611.7190.4693.9381.1887.48----0.0029.84-33.64-7.76-38.18-9.16--21.67
Value and Income Trust plc8.32m2.37m118.43m0.0050.020.7435--14.230.0520.0520.18273.500.0393--11.07--1.123.901.123.9434.3160.6528.4656.08----0.238661.23-81.71-31.82-110.24----6.55
Foresight VCT Plc8.91m4.77m119.03m0.0028.240.8927--13.370.02410.02410.04510.76170.0573--7.82--3.073.543.073.5665.2968.0653.5757.03----0.00188.88129.7697.28154.67----0.00
ICG Longbow Snr Sec UK Prop Dt Inv Ltd7.66m5.45m120.21m0.0021.150.9906--15.700.04690.04690.06581.000.0654--286.23--4.65--4.72--77.06--71.18------0.00---34.50---43.38------
Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd-8.38m-12.31m122.75m0.00--0.8756-----0.1455-0.1455-0.09961.66-0.0528-------7.77---7.87--------------0.00--105.65--125.59------
Manchester & London Investment Trust plc28.35m26.79m123.54m0.003.880.8399--4.361.
Data as of Jan 15 2019. Currency figures normalised to Foresight VCT PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX
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