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YFM Private Equity – British Smaller Companies VCT and British Smaller Companies VCT2 Linked Top-Up

YFM Private Equity – British Smaller Companies VCT and British Smaller Companies VCT2 Linked Top-Up

Type: Venture capital trusts

Aim: Growth by investing in established unquoted companies, with some exposure to earlier stage companies through British Smaller Companeis VCT 2

Minimum investment: Lump sum £5,000

Closing date: April 5, 2011 for 2010/2011 tax year, April 29, 2011 for 2011/12 tax year

Charges: Initial 5.5%, annual 2% for British Smaller Companies VCT, annual 2.5% for British Smaller Companies VCT 2

Special offer: Extra 1% of investment in extra shares

Offer period: Until March 1, 2011

Commission: Initial 3% or initial 2.25% plus 0.5% commission for four years



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