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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.
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.
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.
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.
VCTs raised £420.2m in the 2013/14 tax year putting total company assets at £3.21bn, Association of Investment Companies figures show.
SEIS and its 50% capital gains tax relief was originally destined to end by 2017.
Commodities have not been a popular asset class among investors in recent years – for good reason.
Gold has rallied slightly in recent weeks on the back of the Ukraine crisis while equity markets look positive but fragile as we wait for a political resolution
A genuine investor led revolution is underway in financial services.
With strong arguments for both tactical and strategic investment strategies, the climate seems to be improving in private equity, for one, with a much freer market environment. Worth looking at the sector for some clients, but only those who understand the risks.
RIT Capital investment trust’s blend of equities, private equity, absolute return funds and physical assets could offer an element of downside protection for those who think the current equity bull market may be running out of energy.
Poor performance of many energy stocks has undermined the fund since its launch in 2011 but the fund’s management team have sufficient expertise to overcome its poor start.
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