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Octopus picks up on bioscience

Summing up Burke says: “A number of major UK investment houses

are currently extolling the virtues of smaller company unit and

investment trusts. If they are right, successfully managed venture

capital trusts should produce excellent potential terms for investors

taking the plunge this season. Whether the potential converts to

pounds remains to be seen but I am reasonably confident.”



Dilke-Wing says: "I cannot see there being widespread investor

demand for this product, however, there may be sufficient high

earners who like the sector and have the odd £100,000 lying around

to make the issue viable."

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