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Iona Capital – Iona Environmental VCT – B Shares

Iona Capital – Iona Environmental VCT – B Shares

Type: Venture capital trust

Aim: Growth and income by investing initially in treasury investments, fixed income funds, securities and cash deposits, then in unquoted UK companies specialising in environmental projects that focus on organic waster recycling

Minimum investment: Lump sum £5,000

Charges: Initial 5.5%, annual 2%, performance fee 20%

Closing date: April 5, 2012 for 2011/12 tax year, June 12, 2012 for 2012/13 tax year

Special offer: Extra shares of 2% of the amount invested

Offer period: Until December 31, 2011

Commission: Initial up to 3%, renewal 0.25%

Tel: 020 7306 3901

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