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ISIS welcomes VCT boost from Government

ISIS equity partners welcomed the Chancellor&#39s moves to boost VCT investment in his pre-Budget Speech.

David Thorp, Investment Manager of the Baronsmead VCTs, said “We welcome the announcements, which are designed to increase the amount of money available for VCTs to invest in UK businesses with high growth potential.” Thorp, also Chairman of the VCT External Relations Committee, commented: “The Chancellor has listened to the industry&#39s requests for both simplicity and the need to attract a more diverse group of shareholders to VCTs.”

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