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Top VCTs may sell out by March as sales boom

13 January 2015 4:17 pm | By Michael Berry

VCTs are selling like hotcakes, with more investors chasing fewer top up offers, experts say.


Aviva Investors offloads Asia Pac property business

17 December 2014 2:54 pm | By Michael Berry

JP Morgan Asset Management has bought the Asia Pacific property business from Aviva Investors.


VCT income tax relief soars

16 December 2014 12:14 pm | By Michael Berry

VCT investors claimed on £377.5m of income tax relief In 2012-13, a 23 per cent increase on the previous year. 


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.


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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