FT Money podcast: “Should you invest in Venture Capital Trusts?”

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Wealth Club’s Alex Davies is the featured guest on this week’s FT Money podcast titled: “Should you invest in Venture Capital Trusts?” 

Claer Barrett, personal finance editor at The Financial Times, asks: 

  • Why are VCTs becoming more mainstream?
  • If you've been capped out of your pension, should you consider VCTs?
  • They are perceived as high risk: is this deserved?
  • Why are VCT charges higher than unit trusts?
  • What are the tax benefits of VCTs?
  • How do investors receive their returns?
  • How Alex uses VCTs in his own portfolio

You can listen to the episode here:

The episode can also be played from FT.com’s podcast page.

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