Maven Income and Growth VCT 4 PLC
Maven Income and Growth VCT 4 PLC is a generalist VCT aiming to achieve long-term capital appreciation and generate income for Shareholders by investing in ambitious UK smaller companies with growth potential.
As at 31 March 2023
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Dividends paid to date per Ordinary Share
Unlisted and quoted investments
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*The NAV per share shown above will be reduced by the payment of any subsequent dividends (see table below)
**Based on average dividends paid or declared in respect of the past five full financial years (including any exceptional payments) and current NAV, for an assumed investment in new shares benefitting from the current 30% initial tax relief available on investment in new VCT shares (ignoring any initial offer costs).
Ordinary Shares in Issue
(total voting rights)
138,160,850 at 2 June 2023
Launched - 26 August 2004.
Maven Income and Growth VCT 4 PLC was formerly known as Aberdeen Growth Opportunities VCT 2 PLC and incorporates Maven Income and Growth VCT 6 PLC (formerly known as Talisman First VCT PLC), Maven Income and Growth VCT 2 PLC (formerly known as Aberdeen Growth VCT I PLC), Ortus VCT PLC (formerly known as Guinness Flight Venture Capital Trust PLC) and Gateway VCT PLC.
Kintyre House, 205 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 2LW
11 May 2023 (Glasgow)
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Decisions on distributions take into consideration the availability of surplus revenue, the realisation of capital gains, the adequacy of distributable reserves and the VCT qualifying level, all of which are kept under close and regular review by the Board and the Manager. As the portfolio continues to expand and a greater proportion of holdings are invested in young companies, future distributions will be more closely linked to realisation activity, whilst also reflecting the Company’s requirement to maintain its VCT qualifying level. If larger distributions are required as a consequence of exits, this could result in a corresponding reduction in NAV per share. It is the Board’s intention that, subject to the considerations outlined above, in the current and future years it will seek to pay an annual dividend that provides Shareholders with a yield of 5% of the NAV per share at the previous year end.
Total Dividends (per share) Paid or Declared 89.35
Year Ended November
23 May 2023
||7 October 2022||Interim||
|20 May 2022||Final||
|11 March 2022||Second interim||
||1 October 2021||First interim||
|21 May 2021||Final||
|2 October 2020||Interim||
|22 May 2020||Final||
|4 October 2019||Interim||
|22 June 2018||Second Interim||
|13 April 2018||First Interim||
2006 - 2017
Dividend Investment Scheme
Maven Income and Growth VCT 4 PLC operates a dividend investment scheme (DIS). Terms and Conditions (and features of the scheme), and a mandate form for participating in the DIS, are available to download in the Shareholder Documents section below.
Top 10 Investments
1.BioAscent Discovery Limited
Provision of integrated drug discovery services including compound management
Cost £1,532,000 | Valuation £6,335,000
% of net asset by value 7.2
2. Horizon Ceremonies Limited
Develops, operates and owns purpose built crematoria across the UK
Cost £2,463,000 | Valuation £4,797,000
% of net asset by value 5.4
3. Bright Network (UK) Limited
Media technology platform designed to enable leading employers to reach, identify and recruit good quality graduates and young professionals
Cost £1,383,000 | Valuation £2,989,000
% of net asset by value 3.4
4. Rockar 2016 Limited (trading as Rockar)
Innovative car retailer
Cost £1,766,000 | Valuation £2,615,000
% of net asset by value 3.0
5. Relative Insight Limited
Linguistic analysis software platform
Cost £1,000,000 | Valuation £2,365,000
% of net asset by value 2.7
6. WaterBear Education Limited
Private higher education college that provides a range of degree courses across the creative industries
Cost £987,000 | Valuation £2,075,000
% of net asset by value 2.3
7. Delio Limited
Designs and builds private asset infrastructure for global financial institutions
Cost £944,000 | Valuation £2,033,000
% of net asset by value 2.3
8. Ensco 969 Limited (trading as DPP)
Planned and reactive mechanical and electrical maintenance
Cost £1,761,000 | Valuation £1,815,000
% of net asset by value 2.0
9. QikServe Limited
Provider of a patented cloud enterprise platform to hospitality clients, allowing customers to order, pay and participate in loyalty schemes on any mobile device, as well as fixed third party devices.
Cost £1,674,000 | Valuation £1,674,000
% of net asset by value 1.9
10. MirrorWeb Limited
Developer of a cloud-based web and social media archiving solution
Cost £800,000 | Valuation £1,653,000
% of net asset by value 1.9
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Board of Directors
Chairman and Independent Non-executive Director
Fraser was a director of Maven Income and Growth VCT 6 PLC from 1 July 2016 until the completion of its merger with the Company. He sits on a number of advisory boards, supporting smaller companies on growth and strategic matters. He was previously a managing director in AlixPartners’ turnaround and restructuring practice, where he led the provision of restructuring and liquidity improvement solutions to clients across a wide variety of industry sectors. Fraser is a chartered accountant and accredited mediator, and was formerly a licensed insolvency practitioner. He is a non-executive director of Denholm Energy Services Limited and was, until 17 February 2023 when the company was sold, chairman of Richard Irvin FM Limited.
Independent Non-executive Director
Brian is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland and spent more than three decades at Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank in the UK, working extensively with smaller companies and management teams in supporting their growth ambitions. He held a number of senior roles and has extensive experience of corporate lending, credit and relationship management in the SME market. His most recent role was as UK Head of Commercial Banking, where he held national responsibility for customer growth and satisfaction. Brian is also a non-executive director of Coventry and Warwickshire Growth Hub Limited.
Bill is the managing partner of Maven Capital Partners UK LLP (Maven) and has over 40 years of experience in banking and private equity. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland and obtained an MBA from Strathclyde University in 1996. In the 1990’s, Bill was head of the private equity business at Clydesdale Bank plc, a subsidiary of National Australia Bank, before joining Aberdeen Asset Management plc (Aberdeen) in 1999. In 2004 he was appointed as principal fund manager to all Aberdeen managed VCTs. In 2009, Bill and his senior colleagues led a management buy-out from Aberdeen to form Maven. He is also a director of Maven Income and Growth VCT 3 PLC.
Independent Non-executive Director
Steven is a qualified chartered accountant. He worked in the Bank of Scotland Structured Finance Group before becoming a director of Royal Bank Development Capital, the private equity division of The Royal Bank of Scotland plc. In 1999, he founded Penta Capital LLP, an independent UK private equity manager that specialises in buy & build investments in the UK and has over £300 million under management.
Recommendations of non-mainstream investment products
The Company currently conducts its affairs so that the shares issued by it can be recommended by independent financial advisers to ordinary retail investors in accordance with the FCA’s rules in relation to non-mainstream investment products and intends to continue to do so for the foreseeable future. The Company’s shares are excluded from the FCA’s restrictions which apply to non-mainstream investment products because they are shares in a venture capital trust and the returns to investors are predominantly based on investments in private companies or publicly quoted securities.
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