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LeggMason Investors launches new VCT

LeggMason Investors is launching a new venture capital trust which will invest predominantly in Alternative Investment Market listed shares.

The LeggMason Investors AIM Trust aims at raising £30m in the offer periods, which will straddle both the 2000/01 and 2001/02 tax years. T

The VCT will be available from February 26.

The minimum investment per tax year is £3,000 and the maximum is £100,000.

Initial launch expenses will be capped at 5 per cent and the annual management charge will be 2 per cent. Initial commission of 2.25 per cent is available, 0.4 per cent trail for up to 10 years.

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