IW podcast: Why invest in VCT and EIS funds?

First podcast of 2017

Jayna Rana
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Investment Week's Jayna Rana speaks to Ben Yearsley, co-founder of Wealth Club, about the importance of tax-efficient investment vehicles, what the industry is doing to raise their profile and the outlook for 2017.

Meanwhile, Chris Hutchinson, director at Unicorn Asset Management and manager of the Unicorn AIM VCT, which launched a new share offer this week, explains why companies on the AIM market make great investments. For more information, click here. Our final guest on this month's podcast is Paul Bedford, chairman of Edition Capital and manager of the Edition EIS fund. He discusses the differences between VCT and EIS products, and why the media and entertainment sector is particularly profitable.

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