Announcements: Baronsmead Second Venture Trust - Net Asset Value
The Board of Baronsmead Second Venture Trust plc (the "Company") announces that the unaudited net asset value of the Ordinary Shares at 23 March 2020 was 62.51p per share. For the purposes of calculating the net asset value per share, quoted investments are carried at bid price as at 23 March 2020. Unquoted investments are carried at fair value as at 23 March 2020 as determined by the directors following a detailed review of the portfolio by Gresham House Asset Management Ltd (the "Investment Manager").
The Company announced on 27 February 2020 that a final allotment in relation to the current offer for subscription will take place on 31 March 2020. The NAV as at 23 March 2020 will be used to calculate the allotment price in relation to the final allotment. The allotment price will be calculated on the basis of the pricing formula set out in the prospectus published by the Company on 3 October 2019.
The Investment Manager has provided an update on the COVID-19 crisis and the impact and implications for the VCT portfolio. It can be found on the Company website www.baronsmeadvcts.co.uk.
The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU No. 596/2014). Upon the publication of this announcement via Regulatory Information Service this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.
For further information contact:
Baronsmead VCT Investor Relations
020 3875 9862