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Friday, 16 June 2017

Octopus AIM VCT 2 plc : Publication of Prospectus and Circular


Published: 18:45 CEST 16-06-2017 /GlobeNewswire /Source: Octopus AIM VCT 2 plc / : OSEC /ISIN: GB00B0JQZZ80

Octopus AIM VCT 2 plc : Publication of Prospectus and Circular

Octopus AIM VCT plc and Octopus AIM VCT 2 plc (the "Companies")


16 June 2017


Publication of Prospectus and Circular


The Companies have today issued a prospectus and circular relating to a proposed offer for subscription for ordinary shares of 1p each in Octopus AIM VCT plc and 0.01p each in Octopus AIM VCT 2 plc ("New Shares") to raise up to £30 million with an over allotment facility of up to a further £10 million (the "Offer"), following the approval of the prospectus from the UK Listing Authority.


Pursuant to agreements dated 16 June 2017 relating to the Offer between the Companies and Octopus Investments Limited, the Companies' investment manager (the "Investment Manager"), which constitute smaller related party transactions within Listing Rule 11.1.10 R, the Investment Manager will receive:


  • an initial charge of 3 per cent. of the gross funds raised under the Offer by the Companies; and
  • a further charge of up to 2.5 per cent of gross funds raised under the Offer by the Companies from investors who have not invested their money through a financial intermediary ("Direct Investors"); and
  • an additional ongoing charge of 0.5% per annum of the most recently announced net asset value multiplied by the number of New Shares allotted to Direct Investors for up to nine years, provided the Direct Investors continue to hold the New Shares.


The Offer is now open and will close at 5 p.m. on 4 April 2018 for the 2017/2018 tax year and noon on 15 June 2018 for the 2018/2019 tax year, or earlier if the Offer is fully subscribed. The boards of the Companies reserve the right to close the Offer earlier.


The prospectus and circular will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism, which is located at:




and on the Companies' website:






For further information please contact:


Nicola Board

Company Secretary

0800 316 2295

This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions (One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, New York, NY 10006. Tel: +1 212 401 8700. www.nasdaqomx.com) on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients. Source: Octopus AIM VCT 2 plc, 33 Holborn, London EC1N 2HT, United Kingdom
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