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Ibis Capital – Ibis Media VCT1

Ibis Capital

Ibis Media VCT1

Type: Venture capital trust

Aim: Growth by investing in small unquoted UK media companies including those listed on Aim and Ofex

Minimum investment: Lump sum £5,000

Closing date: April 5, 2007 for 2006/07 tax year, April 27, 2007 for 2007/08 tax year

Charges: Initial 4.5%, annual up to 3.5%%, performance fee 20%

Commission: Initial 3% until January 31, 2007, thereafter initial 2.25%,
renewal 0.375%

Tel: 0844 544 9904


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