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Investments: Alternatives


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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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.


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.


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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