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VPC Specialty Lending Investments Fundamentals

Company Name VPC Speciality Lending Last Updated 06 Aug 2020
Industry Financials Sector Consumer Finance
Shares in Issue (m) 286.40 Market Cap (£m) 194.75
PE Ratio 8.39 Div per Share () 8.00
Div Yield 11.77 Div Cover 1.01
EPS 8.11 EPS Growth (%) -19.94
PEG -0.42 DPS Growth (%) 0.00
Debt Ratio 0.00 Debt Equity Ratio 0.00
Net Gearing 27.86 Gross Gearing 29.35
Asset Equity Ratio 1.42 Cash Equity Ratio 2.10
Quick Ratio 0.14 Current Ratio 0.14
Price To Book Value 0.67 ROCE 32.01

VPC Specialty Lending Investments Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
Q1 Dividend 21 May 2020 11 Jun 2020 GBX 2.00
H2 Dividend 05 Mar 2020 02 Apr 2020 GBX 2.00 8.00
Q3 Dividend 28 Nov 2019 19 Dec 2019 GBX 2.00
H1 Dividend 29 Aug 2019 19 Sep 2019 GBX 2.00
Q1 Dividend 30 May 2019 27 Jun 2019 GBX 2.00
H2 Dividend 07 Mar 2019 04 Apr 2019 GBX 2.00 8.00
Q3 Dividend 22 Nov 2018 13 Dec 2018 GBX 2.00
H1 Dividend 30 Aug 2018 20 Sep 2018 GBX 2.00
Q1 Dividend 31 May 2018 28 Jun 2018 GBX 2.00
H2 Dividend 08 Mar 2018 05 Apr 2018 GBX 1.80 6.80
Q3 Dividend 23 Nov 2017 14 Dec 2017 GBX 1.70
H1 Dividend 31 Aug 2017 21 Sep 2017 GBX 1.70
Q1 Dividend 01 Jun 2017 22 Jun 2017 GBX 1.50
H2 Dividend 09 Mar 2017 07 Apr 2017 GBX 1.50 6.00
Q3 Dividend 24 Nov 2016 19 Dec 2016 GBX 1.50
H1 Dividend 25 Aug 2016 20 Sep 2016 GBX 1.50
Q1 Dividend 02 Jun 2016 30 Jun 2016 GBX 1.50
H2 Dividend 11 Feb 2016 07 Mar 2016 GBX 2.00 4.79
Q3 Dividend 19 Nov 2015 11 Dec 2015 GBX 1.89
H1 Dividend 20 Aug 2015 03 Sep 2015 GBX 0.90

VPC Specialty Lending Investments Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 0 0 0
Intangible Assets 0 0 0
Investments 395 373 366
Total Fixed Assets 395 373 366
Stocks 0 0 0
Debtors 5 4 1
Cash & Equivalents 6 3 18
Other Assets 6 4 12
Total Assets 413 385 397
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 121 57 12
Creditors after 1 year 0 0 44
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 121 57 57
Net assets 292 328 340
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 20 20 20
Share Premium 161 161 161
Profit / Loss 93 91 92
Other Equity 89 125 145
Preference & Minorities 0 0 1
Total Capital Employed 292 328 340
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 0.00 0.00 11.52
Debt-to-Equity 0.00 0.00 0.78
Net Gearing 27.86 13.98 9.68
Gross Gearing 29.35 14.83 14.30
Assets / Equity 1.42 1.17 1.17
Cash / Equity 2.10 1.00 5.39
EPS 8.11 10.13 7.76
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities -26 -12 -30
Cashflow before financing 7 26 177
Increase in Cash 3 -16 -35
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 0 0 0
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 0 0 0
Pre-Tax profit 93 91 92
Profit / Loss for the year 20 20 20

VPC Specialty Lending Investments Company Background

Sector Consumer Finance
Activities VPC Specialty Lending Investments plc is a UK listed investment trust investing in opportunities in the alternative lending market through specialty lending platforms globally and other related opportunities. This includes investing in assets originated by Portfolio Companies as well as through floating rate senior secured credit facilities, equity or other instruments. The Company enables its investors to access an illiquid asset class and earn an attractive risk adjusted return through a diversified, liquid vehicle traded on the Main Market.
Latest Interim Date 26 Sep 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 21 May 2020

VPC Specialty Lending Investments Directors

Appointed Director Position
2015-02-19 Kevin Ingram Non-Executive Chairman
2015-02-19 Clive Richard Peggram Non-Executive Director
2015-02-19 Elizabeth Susan Passey Non-Executive Director
2015-06-15 Richard Neil Levy Non-Executive Director
2019-05-01 Mark David Katzenellenbogen Non-Executive Director

VPC Specialty Lending Investments Contact Details

Company Name VPC Speciality Lending
Company Address 40 Dukes Place, London EC3A 7NH.
Company Telephone +44 (0)207 204 1601
Company Website http://www.vpcspecialtylending.com/

VPC Specialty Lending Investments Advisors

Auditor Name PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Auditor Address 1 Embankment Place, London WC2N 6RH.
Auditor Website http://www.pwc.co.uk/
Auditor Telephone +44(0) 20 7583 5000
Registrar Name Link Asset Services
Registrar Address The Registry, 34 Beckenham Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 4TU.
Registrar Website http://www.linkassetservices.com/
Registrar Telephone 0870 162 3100
Broker Name Jefferies Hoare Govett
Broker Address Vintners Place, 68 Upper Thames Street, London EC4V 3BJ.
Broker Website http://www.jefferies.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7029 8000
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Solicitor Name Stephenson Harwood
Solicitor Address One, St Pauls Churchyard, London EC4M 8SH.
Solicitor Website http://www.stephensonharwood.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7329 4422
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