Here are the current VCT offers open for investment. Click through to read our review of each VCT, watch video interviews with the managers, download application packs and find full details on how to invest. In most cases you can apply online – exclusive to Wealth Club – the fastest and easiest way to apply.
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An established VCT offering new investors a diverse portfolio of maturing companies alongside new investments. Beringea has a solid track record of investing in companies with growth potential, particularly in digital media and consumer products, and supporting them until a profitable exit can be achieved.
The Calculus VCT invests alongside the long-established Calculus EIS fund, which launched in 1999, offering a lower entry point for investors seeking Calculus’ approach to building a broadly diversified portfolio.
Maven is one of the premier VCT managers. It manages six VCTs alongside its private equity and debt financing activities. Maven has particular strength in the UK regions, with 10 offices around the country.
Mobeus is a private equity house with a strong track record of VCT management. In the past its four VCTs have predominantly invested in MBOs; however since the VCT rule change in 2015 they have built up an experienced growth investing team, led by Trevor Hope (formerly of the ProVen VCTs). Mobeus is good at structuring deals and focuses on mid-stage growth companies; investors will continue to be exposed to the MBO portfolio although this will be replaced over time.
Investors will buy into a VCT with over £130 million of assets. Stability of capital is seen as more important than high growth. Investments in healthcare and renewable energy are key aspects of this portfolio.
The UK's largest VCT has always been focused on earlier stage growth-oriented companies. It has around 65 portfolio companies across a wide range of sectors. The focus is on backing talented entrepreneurs. It has backed some notable winners in the past including Zoopla, SwiftKey and graze.com.
Pembroke's manager, Oakley Capital, is a long-established name in venture capital investing. This VCT has a distinctive investment strategy. Investments are focused on scalable consumer brands; ones which investors can walk down the high street and see.
The Puma Alpha VCT plc is the fourteenth Puma VCT, raising up to £50 million (£30 million plus £20 million over allotment). HighlightsTargets an average dividend of 5p per annum from April 2023 (not guaranteed)Puma’s fourteenth ...
Octopus Apollo VCT seeks to raise up to £20 million (with a £10 million overallotment facility).Highlights Large and diverse portfolio of over 50 companiesManaged by the largest VCT managerAims to invest in proven businesses, not startupsMixture ...
If there was an accolade for the most dramatic VCT makeover, the Foresight 4 VCT could surely be a strong contender.It started its life as an amalgamation of several previously underperforming VCTs run by other providers, ...
The Pembroke VCT gives investors something genuinely different from – and highly complementary to – other current VCT offers.Firstly, it invests – although not exclusively – in the hospitality and retail sectors, which tend to be ...