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Foresight VCT

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Foresight VCT

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  • Price (GBX)69.00
  • Today's Change0.00 / 0.00%
  • Shares traded11.44k
  • 1 Year change-3.50%
  • Beta-0.1866
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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)2.88m
  • Net income in GBP499.00k
  • Incorporated1997
  • Employees0.00
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Management group(s)Foresight Group CI Limited
AIC sectorVCT Generalist
ISINGB00B68K3716
Launch date02 Nov 1999
Share typeOrdinary Share
StructureVenture Capital Trust
Base currencyGBP

Objective

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

Annual management fee 2% of net assets, payable quarterly in advance. Performance warrants granting the right to subscribe at par for a number of Ords (15% of number in issue) under certain conditions. Contract terminable on 12 months' notice.

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Data as of Mar 22 2017. Currency figures normalised to Foresight VCT's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX
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