ProVen VCT plc
Interim Management Statement
for the three months ended 31 May 2019
ProVen VCT plc (the “Company”) presents an Interim Management Statement for the three month period ended 31 May 2019. The statement also includes relevant financial information between the end of the period and the date of this announcement.
|Net Asset Value per share (“NAV”)||81.2||82.2|
|Dividends paid to date*||63.75||63.75|
|NAV plus dividends paid to date||144.95||145.95|
*Dividends paid represent dividends paid since the consolidation of 5p Ordinary Shares into 10p Ordinary Shares in October 2012. Prior to this date, the Company paid dividends totalling 113.95p on the 5p Ordinary Shares.
Dividends paid or declared
On 31 May 2019, the Company announced a final dividend for the year ended 28 February 2019 of 2.5p per share. Having received approval at the Annual General Meeting of the Company on 3 July 2019, the dividend will be paid on 19 July 2019 to shareholders on the register at 21 June 2019.
Investment portfolio summary at 31 May 2019
|Venture capital investments||£’000|
|Infinity Reliance Limited (t/a My 1st Years)||5,635|
|Poq Studio Limited||4,679|
|Monica Vinader Limited||4,232|
|Litchfield Media Limited||4,198|
|Rapid Charge Grid Limited||3,991|
|Access Systems, Inc.||3,500|
|Cash at bank||56,106|
|Other net current liabilities||(4,489)|
Quoted investments are valued at the closing bid price at 31 May 2019, discounted where appropriate. Unquoted investments are valued at fair values established using the International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation Guidelines.
Investment activity during the three month period ended 31 May 2019
|Sannpa Limited (t/a Fnatic)||1,029|
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value at 1 March 2019
|Skills Matter Limited*||32||-||32||-||32|
*Loan note repayment.
Investment activity from 1 June 2019 to the date of this announcement
There were no investment additions in the period from 1 June 2019 to the date of this announcement.
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value at 1 March 2019
|7digital Group plc||1,101||4||1||(1,100)||(3)|
|Changes to share capital||Ordinary|
of 10p each
|As at 1 March 2019||105,041,530|
|Shares bought back during the 3 months to 31 May 2019||-|
|Shares issued during the 3 months to 31 May 2019||46,313,896|
|As at 31 May 2019||151,355,426|
The Company issued 46,313,896 shares under an offer for subscription (the “Offer”) dated 11 January 2019. Full details of the Offer were contained in a prospectus (comprising a Securities Note, Registration Document and Summary), which was published on 11 January 2019. Following an allotment on 30 April 2019 the Offer was effectively fully subscribed and was closed to further applications.
In the period from 1 June 2019 to the date of this announcement, 600,000 Ordinary Shares were repurchased and subsequently cancelled.
Other than the matters described above, there were no material events during the period from 1 March 2019 to 31 May 2019 or in the period from 1 June 2019 to the date of this announcement.
Further information regarding the Company, can be found on Beringea's dedicated VCT website: www.provenvcts.co.uk or by contacting Beringea, the Investment Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone 020 7845 7820.
Telephone 020 7845 7820