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Baronsmead Second Venture Trust PLC
19 January 2024
 

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THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS AN ADVERTISEMENT AND NOT A PROSPECTUS.

Baronsmead SECOND Venture Trust plc

 

LEI: 2138008D3WUMF6TW8C28

 

19 January 2024

Issue of Supplementary Prospectus

  

Baronsmead Second Venture Trust plc (the "Company") and Baronsmead Venture Trust plc (together, the "Companies") have today published a supplementary prospectus (the "Supplementary Prospectus") in relation to offers for subscription to raise up to £30 million in aggregate with the discretion to utilise over-allotment facilities to raise up to a further £20 million in aggregate (the "Offers" and each an "Offer").

 

The Supplementary Prospectus refers to the publication of the respective annual reports and audited financial statements for the financial year ended 30 September 2023 by the Companies (the "2023 Report and Accounts"), certain information from which is incorporated by reference into the Supplementary Prospectus. Reference is also made in the Supplementary Prospectus to the change to the first allotment date which was announced on 4 January 2024.

 

Copies of the Supplementary Prospectus and the 2023 Report and Accounts have been submitted to the Financial Conduct Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism, which is located at:  https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

 

Copies of this Supplementary Prospectus, together with the Prospectus (published by the Companies in connection with the Offers dated 24 November 2023) to which the Supplementary Prospectus relates, are available from the following website:  http://www.baronsmeadvcts.co.uk and on request by emailing:  baronsmeadvcts@greshamhouse.com.

 

For fundraising enquiries please contact Gresham House on 020 875 9851 or email: wholesaledistribution@greshamhouse.com.

 

For VCT administration enquiries, please contact:

Baronsmead VCT Investor Relations

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7382 0999

baronsmeadvcts@greshamhouse.com

Notes

This announcement is an advertisement for the purposes of the Prospectus Regulation Rules of the UK Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") and is not a prospectus. This announcement does not constitute or form part of, and should not be construed as, an offer for sale or subscription of, or solicitation of any offer to subscribe for or to acquire, any ordinary shares in Baronsmead Venture Trust plc or Baronsmead Second Venture Trust plc (together the "Companies") in any jurisdiction, including in or into the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan or the Republic of South Africa. Investors should not subscribe for or purchase any ordinary shares referred to in this announcement except on the basis of information in the prospectus (the "Prospectus") in its final form, published on 24 November 2023 by Baronsmead Venture Trust plc and Baronsmead Second Venture Trust plc in connection with the proposed admission of new ordinary shares to the premium segment of the Official List of the FCA and to trading on London Stock Exchange plc's main market for listed securities (together with the Supplementary Prospectus). Copies of the Prospectus and the Supplementary Prospectus are available for inspection, subject to certain access restrictions, from the Companies' registered office, for viewing at the National Storage Mechanism at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism and on the Companies' website (http://www.baronsmeadvcts.co.uk). Approval of the Prospectus and the Supplementary Prospectus by the FCA should not be understood as an endorsement of the securities that are the subject of the Prospectus and the Supplementary Prospectus. Potential investors are recommended to read the Prospectus and the Supplementary Prospectus before making an investment decision in order to fully understand the potential risks and rewards associated with a decision to invest in the Companies' securities.

 

The distribution of this announcement may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions and persons into whose possession any document or other information referred to herein comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restriction. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. This announcement does not constitute, and may not be construed as, an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to acquire or subscribe for, securities of the Companies in any jurisdiction where such offer or solicitation is unlawful or would impose any unfulfilled registration, qualification, publication or approval requirements on either of the Companies or Howard Kennedy Corporate Services LLP. The offer and sale of securities of the Companies has not been and will not be registered under the applicable securities laws of the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan or the Republic of South Africa. Subject to certain exemptions, the securities of the Companies may not be offered to or sold within the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan or the Republic of South Africa or to any national, resident or citizen of the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan or the Republic of South Africa.

This announcement is not for publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States of America. This announcement is not an offer of securities for sale into the United States. The securities of the Companies have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to any national, resident or citizen of the United States. No public offering of securities is being made in the United States. In addition, the Companies have not been and the Companies will not be registered under the US Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.

The information in this announcement is for background purposes only and does not purport to be full or complete. No reliance may be placed for any purpose on the information contained in this announcement or its accuracy or completeness. The material contained in this announcement is given as at the date of its publication (unless otherwise marked) and is subject to updating, revision and amendment. In particular, any proposals referred to herein are subject to revision and amendment.

This announcement does not constitute a recommendation concerning the Companies or the Offers. The price and value of securities and any income from them can go down as well as up. Past performance is not a guide to future performance and prospective investors may not receive any return from either Company. Before purchasing any securities of either Company, persons viewing this announcement should ensure that they fully understand and accept the risks set out in the Prospectus and the Supplementary Prospectus. Information in this announcement or any of the documents relating to the Companies or the Offers cannot be relied upon as a guide to future performance. Potential investors should consult a professional adviser as to the suitability of the Offers for them.

Howard Kennedy Corporate Services LLP, which is authorised and regulated by the FCA, is acting only for the Companies in connection with the matters described in this announcement and is not acting for or advising any other person, or treating any other person as its client, in relation thereto and will not be responsible for providing the regulatory protection afforded to clients of Howard Kennedy Corporate Services LLP or advice to any other person in relation to the matters contained herein.

Neither Howard Kennedy Corporate Services LLP, the Companies, or any of their respective parents or subsidiary undertakings, or the subsidiary undertakings of any such parent undertakings, or any of such person's respective directors, partners, officers, employees, agents, affiliates or advisers or any other person ("their respective affiliates") accepts (save where required by law) any responsibility or liability whatsoever for/or makes any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to this announcement, including the truth, accuracy or completeness of the information in this announcement (or whether any information has been omitted from the announcement) or any other information relating to the Companies, whether written, oral or in a visual or electronic form, and howsoever transmitted or made available or for any loss howsoever arising from any use of this announcement or its contents or otherwise arising in connection therewith.

 

 

 

 

 

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