Jack Rose: How to spot a good VCT manager

Match the VCT to the investor’s needs

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Advisers and their clients need to be on top of their VCT research and due-diligence and complete it as soon as possible this year, warns Jack Rose, as it is likely the best offers will fill well before the end of March

With a little over two months to run until 5 April, fund-raising for venture capital trusts (VCTs) is well underway and, thus far, more than £100m has already been raised. However, despite the increased interest and demand from advisers and investors this year, in the wake of changes to pensions - it looks likely there will be a shortage of capacity, with approximately £390m to £400m of available product. To put that in context, more than £450m was raised into VCTs last year. This year, more than ever, advisers and clients need to be on top of their research and due-diligence and complet...

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