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Octopus Investments – Titan VCT 1 and 2

Octopus Investments

Titan VCT 1 and 2

Type: Venture capital trust

Aim: Growth by investing in companies in the environmental, technology, media, telecoms and consumer lifestyle and wellbeing sectors

Minimum investment: Lump sum £3,000

Closing date: April 4, 2008

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

Commission: Initial up to 2.5%, renewal 0.5%

Tel: 0800 316 2499


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