Founded in 2000, Octopus Titan VCT Plc is a UK-based venture capital trust that invests in tech-enabled businesses with high growth potential. The company currently has a portfolio of over 80 early-stage businesses operating in diverse range of sectors. The trust has supported some of the most successful UK’s entrepreneurs, including the founders of Secret Escapes, Zoopla Property Group and Graze.com. The trust aims to deliver shareholders with attractive tax-free dividends and long term capital growth by investing in a diverse portfolio of unquoted businesses. The trust invests across financial technology and insurance, Renewable energy, consumer & social, robotics & hardware, business services, life science, artificial intelligence (AI), Communication, infrastructure, robotics and hardware, security, healthcare and property sector. The trust shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange since 2007 as LON: OTV2.

The trust has appointed Octopus Investment Limited as its portfolio manager and Octopus AIF Management Limited as its Manager. The trust typically targets initial investment of £0.1 million to £5 million and will be making further follow-on investments into existing portfolio businesses, with intention to hold a portfolio of largely unquoted technology businesses. The trust can’t invest more than 15% on any one investments, 80-100% investment should be in VCT qualifying investment, primarily in unquoted businesses and around 0-20% can be invested in non-VCT qualifying investments or cash. 

The trust has to maintain an appropriate level of liquidity in the balance sheet to achieve five targets that include to take advantage of new investment opportunities as they arise, to cover the running costs of Titan as they fall due, to support further investment in existing portfolio companies if required, to assist liquidity in the shares through the buyback facility and to support a consistent dividend flow.

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company address 6th Fl, 33 Holborn EC1N 2HT United Kingdom

company phone+44.800.3162295

company websitehttps://octopusinvestments.com/

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