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Foresight Group – Foresight Linked Offer Top-Up

Foresight Group

Foresight Linked Offer Top-Up

Type: Venture capital trust

Aim: Growth by investing in unquoted technology-related companies through the Foresight 1, Foresight 2, Foresight 3 and Foresight 4 VCTs

Minimum investment: Lump sum £5,000

Closing date: April 30, 2008

Charges: Initial 5.5%, annual 2% for Foresight 1 and 2 VCTs, annual 2.5% for Foresight 3 and Foresight 4 VCTs

Commission: Initial 2.25%, renewal 0.375%

Tel: 01732 471812


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