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Free guide helps less experienced investors take Aim

Close Fund Management has produced a free guide to highlight investment opportunities in the Alternative Investment Market.

The guide, aimed at advisers and investors who have previously avoided the Aim market, explains how the

performance of smaller companies can be assisted by

a listing on Aim.

It describes the growth of Aim over the last six years and explains the tax benefits available to those who invest in Aim stocks. Aim investments have beneficial capital gains tax and inheritance tax treatment for investors.

Close Fund Management runs one of the biggest Oeics which invests actively in Aim stocks, the Close Beacon investment fund.

Investment director and Close Beacon investment fund adviser Andrew Buchanan says: “The free guide looks at Aim&#39s remarkable growth in the last six years, why it is emerging as Europe&#39s premier market for smaller companies and how investors can access these investments. It also highlights the considerable tax advantages that investments in Aim stocks attract, making them an essential part of any investor&#39s portfolio.

“There are plenty of reasons why investors should be excited about so many of the

600-plus companies listed on Aim which now have very realistic ratings. At the moment, we are meeting companies looking to raise funds practically every day and the environment is right for investors to obtain very good growth over the next three years.”

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