VCT Rules Could Hinder Competition
- On March 29, 2019
- By GrowthInvest Admin
The changes to the Venture Capital Trust rules announced in last year’s budget may be hindering competition in the market, according to analysts.
The rule changes restrict the types of companies that VCTs can invest in, in an attempt by the government to drive capital away from “capital preservation” investments and towards riskier investments.
For instance VCTs are no longer permitted to invest in management buyouts and certain other sectors, such as some media investments.
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