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Foresight Group – Foresight VCT 3 and 4 Linked Offer

Foresight Group – Foresight VCT 3 and 4 Linked Offer

Type: Venture capital trusts

Aim: Growth by investing in unquoted companies mainly in the environmental infrastructure sector

Minimum investment: Lump sum £5,000

Closing date: April 2, 2010 for 09/10 tax year, April 30, 2010 for 10/11 tax year

Charges: Initial 5.5%,

Commission: Initial 2.25% or renewal 0.375% subject to a 2.25% maximum total

Tel: 01732 471800


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