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RAM Capital Partners/Edge Investment Management

RAM Capital Partners/Edge Investment Management

Edge Encore VCT

Type: Venture capital trust

Aim: Income and growth by investing initially in fixed-income securities, in unquoted UK high growth companies in the entertainment and media sector

Minimum investment: Lump sum £5,000

Closing date: April 5, 2011 for 2010/11 tax year, June 24, 2011 for 2011/12 tax year

Charges: Initial 5.5%, annual 2%, performance fee 20%-30%

Commission: Initial 3% or initial 2.25% plus renewal 0.375% for up to six years

Tel: 020 3006 7530


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