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Northern VCT 2 extends subscription period

Northern Venture Managers is extending the offer period for the 2001/02 tax year for its current venture capital trust share issue Northern 2 VCT until June 28, 2001.

Northern VCT 2 has so far raised £18m, and the maximum subscription is £25.4m.

NVM managing director Alastair Conn says: “We are very happy so far, particularly given the challenging market condition which led to several other VCT issues being withdrawn by their sponsors.”

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