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Over nearly 20 years, we have invested in some of the UK's most exciting small companies. As part of a team of fund managers and analysts at CGAM with significant reach into the market, we are fortunate to meet a large number of innovative and high growth companies.

Today, the VCT continues to invest across a broad spectrum of sectors including consumer discretionary, healthcare, industrials and information technology. 

If you would like further information on the VCT or our portfolio companies, please get in touch

Top 10 investments (as at 31 March 2024 - by market value)

Equipmake is a UK based engineering company, which develops and integrates electric powertrain solutions for global automotive, aerospace, marine, construction and bus markets.  The company manufactures electric drivetrains, electric motors, inverters, power electronics, control systems and heating, ventilation and air-conditioning supplying customers with both components as well as full turnkey systems.

Eagle Eye is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology company that creates digital connections enabling personalised, real-time marketing solutions for large retailers. Through Eagle Eye AIR, the company’s loyalty and promotions omnichannel SaaS platform, companies connect all aspects of the customer journey in real time, unlocking the capability to deliver personalisation, streamline marketing execution and open up new revenue streams through promotions, loyalty apps, subscriptions and gift services.

PCI PAL plc is a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions that allows companies to take payments from their customers securely. Its products secure payments and data in any business communications environment including voice, chat, social, email, and contact centre and is integrated to, and resold by, business communications vendors and payment service providers.

Learning Technologies Group provides workplace digital learning and talent management software and services to corporate and government clients. The group offers end-to-end learning and talent solutions ranging from strategic consultancy, through a range of content and platform solutions to analytical insights that enable corporate and government clients to meet their performance objectives.

Beeks Financial Cloud Group is a cloud-based connectivity provider of technology solutions to the financial services sector.  The company's Infrastructure-as-a-Service model is optimised for low-latency private cloud compute, connectivity and analytics, providing the flexibility to deploy and connect to exchanges, trading venues and public cloud for a true hybrid cloud experience.  The company serves over 1,000 enterprise clients from its network of 22 data centres.

Cohort plc provides electronic and surveillance technology solutions. The company offers electronic warfare operational support, secure communication systems and networks, test systems and data management.  Cohort serves defence and security, transport, offshore energy and other commercial markets.

My 1st Years is a UK retail platform that focusses on the sale of personalised baby and children’s gifts through e-commerce channels. The product range includes bespoke presents for newborn babies to seven year olds, for christenings, birthdays and Christmas.

Itaconix develops and produces bio-based polymers from itaconic acid. The company's products are used as functional ingredients in a range of consumer products, including laundry detergents, automatic dishwasher pods, odour management products and hair styling.  Their products are designed to match or beat the performance of traditional ingredients, whilst also offering superior enviromental credentials.

The Property Franchise Group is the UK's largest multi-brand property franchisor, with a portfolio of 15 lettings and estate agency brands and a network of over 910 lettings and estate agency businesses serving residential clients.  The group also includes an established financial services business.

Maxcyte is a leading cell-engineering focused company providing enabling platform technologies to advance the discovery, development and commercialization of next-generation cell therapeutics.

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