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Isis Equity Partners – Baronsmead VCTs Linked Offer

Isis Equity Partners – Baronsmead VCTs Linked Offer

Type: Venture capital trusts

Aim: Growth and income by investing in unquoted UK companies, including those trading on Aim

Minimum investment: Lump sum £4,000

Closing date: April 5, 2012

Charges: Initial 4.75%, annual 2% of the net assets of Baronsmead VCT and Baronsmead VCT 2, annual 2.5% of the net assets of Baronsmead VCT 3 and Baronsmead VCT 4, performance fee 10%

Commission: Initial 3% or initial 2% plus renewal 0.4% for four years



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