The objective is to provide high long-term tax-free returns to investors through a combination of dividend yield and capital growth, by investing primarily in unquoted UK manufacturing, service and technology businesses which meet the key criteria of good value, growth potential, strong management and ability to generate cash in the medium to long term. The investment policy has been designed to enable the company to achieve its objective whilst complying with the qualifying conditions set out in the VCT rules, as amended by HM Government from time to time.
Management fee of 2.06% p.a. of NAV. Performance fee is 15% of the total return in excess of a hurdle rate. The agreement may be terminated by not less than 12months notice.
The company will distribute most, if not all, of its available income each year by way of an interim dividend in June and a final dividend in December. Furthermore, the Directors intend that the investment portfolio will be managed with a view to generating capital gains for distribution.