View more on these topics

Beringea – Proven Growth & Income VCT


Proven Growth & Income VCT

Type: Venture capital trust

Aim: Growth by investing in unquoted companies

Minimum investment: Lump sum 5,000

Closing date: April 5, 2006

Charges: Initial 5.5% annual 2%. performance fee 15%

Commission: Initial 3% or initial 2.25% plus renewal 0.375%

Tel: 020 78457820


Investment View: Positive attitude

The chairman of the curiously named Betelgeuse Investment Funds mused: “All in all, life could be a whole lot worse.” Looking through the glass wall of his office to the rows of desks where his fund managers and supporting analysts plied their trade, he was was conscious of the fact that staff numbers were down on a year ago despite healthy growth in funds under management. No wonder profits were on the up.

Planning now for the residence nil-rate band

Graeme Robb, senior technical manager at Prudential, writes about the residence nil-rate band and the advice opportunities it presents for you when tax year-end planning with your clients. On our Planning Matters hub, we considered a widow, Margaret, and a married couple, John and Anne, for whom the residence nil-rate band (RNRB) is influencing planning […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


    Leave a comment


    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers. Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm