"VCTs are usually associated with high risk, early stage investments, but they need not be," according to Stephen Edwards of Core Growth Capital, the Private Equity specialists. "There are a number of VCTs on the market at the moment, but investors should consider three factors when investing in VCTs: investment approach, distribution policy and management fees."
Core Growth Capital, the specialist private equity partnership, announced today the launch of two new Venture Capital Trusts, which will provide private investors with tax-efficient access to small to mid sized UK companies. Core VCTs I and II ("Core VCTs") will invest in parallel, taking significant equity stakes of £2 - £5 million in established small to mid sized private companies. Collins Stewart, the leading stockbroker specialising in investment trusts, is sponsoring the Core VCTs.
Core Growth Capital, the specialist private equity partnership, announced today the launch of two new Venture Capital Trusts, which will provide private investors with tax-efficient access to small to mid sized UK companies.
The launch of a new partnership to give private investors access to the private equity market was announced today. Core Growth Capital ("Core") has three principal partners - Stephen Edwards (Managing Partner), Walid Fakhry (Founding Partner) and Caparo plc, through which Angad Paul (Chief Executive of Caparo) and David Dancaster (Finance Director of Caparo) are also partners.
ESO Capital, the provider of hybrid capital solutions to small and medium-sized companies, is acquiring Core Capital. The enlarged business will invest across the capital structure, providing flexible capital solutions ranging from senior debt to equity for lower and middle-market European companies. For further information, please see www.esocapital.com or visit the news page on www.core-cap.com