Calculus VCT

Calculus VCT is raising £10m via a top-up, to be invested in mature and profitable companies.

Calculus VCT holds a diverse portfolio of growing UK companies. It is currently raising £10 million via a top-up offer which will be used to invest in new companies with growth potential and provide further funding to a number of existing portfolio companies. The VCT is sector agnostic and instead attempts to identify companies with characteristics such as robust business models and strong management teams.

Calculus VCT aims to provide a regular dividend income of 4.5% of NAV alongside capital growth.

About the manager

Calculus Capital was incorporated in October 1999, previously called McDonald-Glencross Limited. It was co-founded by Susan McDonald and John Glencross, following careers in leading investment banks, and remains wholly owned by both in equal proportion.

Calculus Capital is one of the most well-known EIS providers in the industry, having launched the UK’s first HMRC approved EIS fund in 1999. Calculus now have approximately £147 million of assets under management. In addition to the 16 iterations of their EIS offering, Calculus also manage a VCT which was launched in March 2010.


How to invest

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VCT typeEvergreen
Offer typeTop-up
EQ discount3.0% until 15 February 2019
Closing date30 Aug 2019
Raised / sought£4.8m / £10.0m
Min. investment£5,000