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Climate Change Capital – Ventus VCTs 2 and 3

Climate Change Capital

Ventus VCTs 2 and 3

Type: Venture capital trusts

Aim: Growth by investing in companies involved in developing, constructing and operating small UK wind energy projects

Minimum investment: Lump sum 3,000

Closing date: April 4, 2006 for 2005/06 tax year, May 31, 2006 for 2006/07 tax year

Charges: Initial 5.25%, annual 2.5%

Commission: Initial 3% or initial 2.5% plus renewal 0.25%

Tel: 0207 246 1162


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