Victrex Shares News & Articles

Venture capital trusts offer significant tax benefits but are they suitable for all investors?

The new venture capital trust (VCT) offer season is now in full swing where investors are able to apply for new shares and enjoy immediate tax benefits. Recent offers from Amati AIM VCT, Octopus AIM VCT and Hazel Renewable Energy VCT have already closed, having hit their subscription target. Others are filling up quickly. Each year VCTs seem to attract money faster than the previous ...

Don’t miss the chance to buy this high flying small cap fund on the cheap

Investors keen to put money to work with UK equities, yet skittish about the domestic outlook given Brexit uncertainties, might find the 10.4% discount to net asset value (NAV) on Henderson Smaller Companies Trust (HSL) appealing. Given more hesitant GDP growth, higher inflation and a hard-pressed consumer, the UK equities space remains unloved, yet value abounds and this trust’s unwavering ...

The story behind this small cap investment trust’s consistent outperformance

Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust (HSL) is managed with aplomb by Janus Henderson’s Neil Hermon. He has outperformed the Numis Smaller Companies benchmark in thirteen of the last fourteen financial years. Boasting £845m of assets under management, the trust aims to maximise shareholders’ total returns by investing in a portfolio of UK-quoted smaller companies. Hermon defines UK ...
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