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Puma looks to break £30m record with limited-life VCT launch

21 October 2014 1:57 pm | By Michael Berry

Puma Investments has launched a £30m offer for its latest limited-life VCT, which would make it the largest such VCT fund raise ever.

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EEA Life Settlements scraps share sale plans after investor opposition

17 July 2014 1:07 pm | By Gary Jackson

A plan to sell off shares in the EEA Life Settlements fund has been shelved after opposition from an investor action group and a looming regulatory deadline.

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Investors criticise ‘flawed’ EEA Life Settlements share sale plans

16 July 2014 12:26 pm | By Gary Jackson

Plans to offer some of the restructured EEA Life Settlements fund’s shares for sale have been branded “flawed and biased” by a group set up to defends its investors’ interests.

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Oxford Tech VCT postpones AGM awaiting HMRC approval decision

11 June 2014 8:35 am | By Gary Jackson

The annual general meeting of the Oxford Technology VCT has been rescheduled as the company awaits clarification from HMRC on whether it can permanently regain VCT status.

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Brandeaux confirms IPO for suspended £1bn student property fund

2 June 2014 11:32 am | By Gary Jackson

Property investment house Brandeaux has confirmed that it will list its stricken Brandeaux Student Accommodation fund on the stock market as it seeks to repay investors.

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VCTs easily break £3bn AUM

10 April 2014 8:03 am | By Michael Berry

VCTs raised £420.2m in the 2013/14 tax year putting total company assets at £3.21bn, Association of Investment Companies figures show.

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