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Company Overview of Artemis VCT plc

Company Overview

Artemis VCT plc is a venture capital trust.

Cassini House

57 St James's Street

London,  SW1A 1LD

United Kingdom

Key Executives for Artemis VCT plc

Director of Investment Communications
Age: 58
Investment Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Artemis VCT plc Key Developments

Artemis VCT plc Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2016; Declares Interim Dividend and Special Dividend for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2016, Payable on June 24, 2016

Artemis VCT plc reported unaudited earnings results for the six months ended March 31, 2016. For the period, gains on investments was GBP 4.773 million against GBP 1.200 million a year ago. Return on ordinary activities before taxation was GBP 4.631 million against GBP 0.961 million a year ago. Return on ordinary activities after taxation was GBP 4.631 million against GBP 0.961 million a year ago. Return per ordinary share was 8.60 pence against 1.75 pence a year ago. Net cash outflow from operating activities was GBP 0.171 million against GBP 0.248 million a year ago. The Board has decided to declare an interim dividend of 2.00 pence per share, along with a special dividend of 4.00 pence per share for the six months ended March 31, 2016. In aggregate, this will result in the payment of GBP 3.2 million on 24 June 2016 to those shareholders on the register on June 10, 2016. The payment of the special dividend largely reflects the significant gain the company made on its investment in Vision Direct.

Artemis VCT plc Proposes Final Dividend and Special Dividend for the Year Ended September 30, 2015 Payable on 8 February 2016

Artemis VCT plc announced that it is proposing a final dividend of 2.00 pence per share and a further special dividend of 10.00 pence per share for the year ended September 30, 2015. Shareholders will be asked to vote on this proposal at the Annual General Meeting ('AGM') to be held on 3 February 2016. If approved, the dividends will be paid on 8 February 2016 to those shareholders on the register on 11 December 2015. This will bring the total dividends for the year ended 30 September 2015 to 19.00 pence per share, comprised of special dividends of 15.00 pence per share and ordinary dividends of 4.00 pence per share.

Artemis VCT plc Reports Earnings Results for the Year Ended September 30, 2015

Artemis VCT plc reported earnings results for the year ended September 30, 2015. For the period, the company reported return on ordinary activities before taxation was of £4.6 million compared to £8.058 million a year ago. Return on ordinary activities after taxation was of £4.6 million or 8.42 pence per share compared to £8.058 million or 14.30 pence per share a year ago. Net cash outflow from operating activities before tax was of £0.426 million compared to £0.455 million a year ago.

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Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
Merger/Acquisition
February 23, 2016
Vision Direct Europe Ltd.
 

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