ISIS to launch AIM VCT

ISIS Equity Partners is to launch a new VCT specifically aimed at companies trading on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM.) Marketed by F&C Management, Baronsmead AIM VCT will officially launch in February and seeks to raise up to £20m, with the intention of building a portfolio of between 40 and 50 AIM-listed companies.

David Thorp, investment manager of the four existing Baronsmead VCTs, and Henrietta Marsh, will manage the fund. Marsh previously worked at 3i for 14 years.