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Foresight Group – Foresight Planned Exit VCT

Foresight Group – Foresight Planned Exit VCT

Foresight Group – Foresight Planned Exit VCT

Type: Venture capital trust

Aim: Income and growth by investing initially in money market funds and other securities, then mainly in unquoted UK companies that benefit the environment through Foresight VCT and Foresight VCT 2

Minimum investment: Lump sum £3,000

Closing date: June 30, 2010

Charges: Initial 5.5%, annual 1%, performance fee 100% of distributions between 111p and 125p each share, plus 20% of any distributions above 125p a share

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5% subject to a 3% maximum total

Tel:01732 471800

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By Rob Burnett, Neptune European Opportunities Fund

In recent months, investors have become more pessimistic about both the European and the US economic outlook and yet stockmarkets have pushed on to new highs. Some would argue that this is a worrying divergence. We would take the opposite view. This appears to be classic bull market behaviour. A wall of worry has been rebuilt, and stockmarket resilience should be taken as a sign of strength. The market is discounting an improving economic outlook ahead, particularly in the south of Europe.

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