Billy Brown takes a look back at the last year, focusing on the launch of Triple Point’s Impact EIS and how that has been received by the market. He underlines that impact investing is potentially outperforming traditional markets while at the same time doing good in the wider sense.
Reuben Wilcock discusses the strong dealflow that Blackfinch has been seeing in recent months and explains the ethos behind Blackfinch’s team. He also gives some explanation of Blackfinch’s use of experienced, seasoned founders as ‘UltraNEDs’ on the boards of investee companies, and delves into the background of his own career path.
Madeleine Ingram discusses why it’s an exciting time for UK entrepreneurs and explains a bit more about Calculus Capital’s Creative Content Fund, revealing some important developments in the fund. She also explains why Calculus is well-placed to deal with any fallout from the new government.
Steve Harris looks back at a busy 2019 and is upbeat about the potential for a strong start to 2020. He also takes a close look at the impact of the Patient Capital Review and how that continues to impact the EIS market across the board, as well as what it means for Committed Capital.
The significant potential of the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) was discussed by eight of the top providers of EIS investment services at the London Stock Exchange on 19 November, which also saw the launch of Intelligent Partnership’s first Adviser’s Guide to EIS.
Andrew Aldridge shares the progress that Deepbridge has made over the past year, showing good growth in a challenging economic climate. He also considers the government’s knowledge-intensive fund and looks into the potential offered by Deepbridge’s SEIS funds, helping to provide a strong potential incubator for EIS investment.
Sam Barton delves into the last 12 months of the AIM market and explains Close Brothers’ approach to some of its investment decisions. He also refers to the continued growing demand for Business Relief opportunities on the AIM market, and suggests that a focus on good quality businesses can help mitigate general market headwinds.
Henny Dovland says there is a growing demand for a conversation around intergenerational wealth transfer, with Business Relief a core part of that. She also explains TIME’s “fundamentally different” approach to AIM portfolio creation, which she says is purely based on the fundamentals and screening process that is applied to the model.
The Alternative Investment Market (AIM) continues to offer strong opportunities for investments into growth businesses.Six of the top providers of tax efficient AIM-focused products showcased their offerings and discussed some of the big issues in the sector at Intelligent Partnership’s AIM Showcase 2019 hosted by the London Stock Exchange on 10 September.
Shane Gallwey highlights some of the themes in the market at the moment, including the ongoing impact that Brexit uncertainty is having on AIM company valuations, as well as the growing role of ethical considerations of investors. He also discusses Guinness Asset Management’s response to the volatility seen on AIM.