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Unicorn AIM VCT Reports Stable Performance In Second Quarter

LONDON (Alliance News) - Unicorn AIM Venture Capital Trust PLC said on Monday that it delivered ...

Alliance News 17 July, 2017 | 2:10PM
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LONDON (Alliance News) - Unicorn AIM Venture Capital Trust PLC said on Monday that it delivered a stable performance in the three months ended June 30, with its net asset value per share remaining mostly flat.

The net asset value at June 30 was 162.2 pence per share, slipping from 162.4p as at March 31.

The five largest contributors to Unicorn's performance in its portfolio was life sciences company Abcam PLC, natural feed additives distributor Anpario PLC, cyber security services provider ECSC Group PLC, tungsten carbide coatings provider Hardide PLC and management service provider ULS Technology PLC, which collectively generated a combined total of GBP5.0 million in realised an unrealised capital gains during the period.

During the quarter, Unicorn invested GBP1.2 million into escape game company Escape Hunt PLC, and sold investments in easyjet PLC, Lloyds Banking Group PLC and Persimmon PLC, generating total proceeds of GBP10.1 million, and a total return of GBP998,000.

Shares in Unicorn AIM VCT were untraded on Monday, last quoted at 142.50 pence.

By Dayo Laniyan;

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Securities Mentioned in Article
Security Name Price Change (%) Morningstar
ECSC Group PLC 130.00 GBX 10.64 -
Unicorn AIM VCT Ord 140.00 GBX 0.72 -
Escape Hunt PLC 115.00 GBX 0.00 -
ULS Technology PLC 151.03 GBX -0.15 -
Anpario PLC 433.75 GBX 1.34 -
Persimmon PLC 2,709.00 GBX -0.44 -
Hardide PLC 1.58 GBX -1.56 -
Lloyds Banking Group PLC 66.39 GBX -0.08
easyJet PLC 1,616.50 GBX -0.71 -
Abcam PLC 1,281.00 GBX -0.16 -
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