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RAM Capital Partners/Isis Equity Partners

RAM Capital Partners/Isis Equity Partners

Baronsmead 5

Type: Venture capital trust

Aim: Income and growth by investing initially ininterest bearing accounts, money market Oeics, UK gilts and treasury bills, then in smaller unquoted UK companies, including those trading on Aim

Minimum investment: Lump sum £3,000

Closing date: April 5, 2011

Charges: Initial 5.5%, annual

Special offer: 1% of amount invested in extra shares

Offer period: Until March 10, 2011

Commission: Initial 3% or initial 2% plus 0.4% renewal for four years

Tel: 020 3006 7530


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