NORTHERN 2 VCT PLC (NTV)

NORTHERN 2 VCT PLC (NTV)

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Northern VCTs and Mercia

The 3 Northern VCTs (Northern Venture Trust, Northern 2 VCT and Northern 3 VCT) are proposing to novate their management agreements with NVM Private Equity LLP in favour of...

Profit Warnings at XP Power and Ted Baker, plus Mercia Placing

A number of profit warnings this morning. The most interesting to me was at XP Power (XPP) although I do not hold it. It was interesting because as a...

VCT News – Baronsmead, Northern VCTs and Foresight 4

I attended the Annual General Meeting of Baronsmead Venture Trust this week (on 14/2/2017). It was not particularly well attended perhaps because of the early start time of 10.00...

AGM Reports

Northern 2 VCT AGM – A Totally Undemocratic Affair

I attended the Northern 2 VCT Annual General Meeting yesterday via Zoom. This was a most disappointing event. There were three directors physically present and Tim Levett gave an overview of the company’s new investments and the top ten holdings. But when it came to the formal business they took a show of hands vote which is totally meaningless when only the directors were permitted to be present. They did show the proxy counts, so they may have won a poll vote anyway ...

Northern 2 VCT (NVT) AGM Report 2014

This is a brief report of the Northern 2 VCT which I attended on the 30th July because I left after 30 minutes because I had a doctors appointment elsewhere. There were about a dozen shareholders present which for a hot day in July is perhaps as good as could be expected. Northern 2 VCT is one of the better performing VCTs in that it at least has given a total return of 3.7% per annum according to Allenbridge, i.e. it has ...

Northern 2 VCT (NTV) AGM Report 2013

The day after the moderate excitement of the Northern Venture Trust General Meeting (see https://www.sharesoc.org/agm-reports/northern-venture-trust-nvt-general-meeting/ for a report on that), I attended the Annual General Meeting of Northern 2 VCT on the 19th July. This is of course a very similar company, managed by the same fund management company (NVM Private Equity), with overlapping but not identical portfolios. Northern 2 has slightly worse performance according to Allenbridge – 3.8% per annum net asset value total return (dividends included) versus 5.6% per annum ...