20 May 2016
YFM-Advised British Smaller Companies VCT plc Wins AIC Best Report & Accounts Award
Equity Partners (YFM), the specialist private equity fund manager, today
announced that the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has recognised YFM
for producing the Best Report & Accounts - VCTs in 2015 for British Smaller
Companies VCT plc (BSC).
Commenting on the award, Paul Cook, Chief Operating Officer at YFM said: "Having won the same award for British Smaller Companies BSC VCT2 plc (BSC2) last year, we are extremely proud to win this award again which recognises the best communication in our industry. This is a great achievement and testament to the hard work of our employees who strive to provide clear and concise information that can be readily accessed by shareholders and potential investors."
The AIC announced the winners of this year's Shareholder Communications Awards at the AIC annual dinner held last night. These awards recognise outstanding investment company communication to shareholders and this year, awards were presented for best report and accounts across generalist, specialist and VCT categories, PR, marketing, social media and website.
The judging panel was led by Charles Cade, Head of Research at Numis Securities, who was joined by Tim Cockerill, Investment Director, Rowan Dartington; Moira O'Neill, Editor, Moneywise; and David Stevenson, freelance journalist.