British Smaller Companies VCT Plc

Total Return

Return by Fundraising Round

The table below shows the cumulative dividends, the total return on each fundraising round per ordinary share and the total return if a shareholder had opted to participate in the Company’s DRIS. The cumulative dividend and total return figures in this table exclude the benefits of all tax reliefs whilst the last two columns include the benefit of tax reliefs as noted. This information is correct as at 31 March 2020.

Tax YearNet Asset Value at 31 March 2020Cumulative Dividends Paid Since FundraisingTotal Return to Date (1)Offer Price (2)IRR (3)
PencePencePencePencePercentage
199664.5 153.4217.9100.04.7%
199764.5150.4214.9100.04.9%
199864.5146.7211.2105.04.6%
2005 (4)72.5133.7206.2100.06.7%
200664.5123.0187.599.57.0%
200764.5118.5183.0102.57.0%
200864.5113.5178.0106.36.7%
201064.5103.5168.097.39.0%
201164.597.2161.7128.04.1%
201264.574.2138.799.85.8%
201364.569.2133.795.86.8%
201464.562.7127.2100.85.5%
201564.554.7119.299.55.1%
201664.544.7109.2102.32.1%
201764.522.787.284.61.2%
201964.56.070.576.0-
Notes (1) Total Return to date is the cumulative dividends paid plus the 31 March 2020 net asset value in pence per ordinary share. (2) The offer price for the relevant year excluding the benefit of income tax relief available to investors at the time of the offer. (3) IRR is the unaudited annual rate of return that equates the offer price at the date of the original investment, with the value of subsequent dividends plus the 31 December 2019 net asset value per ordinary share. This excludes the benefit of any initial tax relief. (4) All figures have been adjusted for conversion of C shares into ordinary shares in May 2007.

Dividends payments

Cumulative Dividends Paid to 31 March 2020153.4 pence per share
Dividends paid/payable since 31 March 2020 Pence per share
31 July 20202.00
Dividends paid to 31 March 2020Pence per share
20 March 20202.00
12 June 20194.00
15 February 20197.00
18 May 20184.00
26 May 20175.75
18 January 201716.50
05 August 20162.00
05 August 20163.50
11 March 20161.00
15 January 20162.00
07 September 20153.50
04 August 20153.50
03 March 20152.50
07 January 20152.00
01 August 20143.50
21 March 20142.00
13 August 20134.50
14 January 20132.00
17 August 20123.00
20 January 20122.00
22 August 201118.00
22 August 20113.00
7 January 20112.00
28 September 20104.25
07 January 20102.00
13 August 20093.00
11 February 20092.00
08 August 20083.00
16 November 20072.00
08 August 20073.00
06 November 20061.50
11 August 20063.00
10 January 20061.50
05 August 20052.20
28 February 20051.10
30 November 20041.50
09 August 20044.80
04 August 20030.60
03 January 20030.25
12 August 20020.90
21 December 20011.10
06 August 20011.10
20 December 20001.20
07 August 20001.60
23 December 19991.55
30 July 19990.24
30 March 19991.88
18 December 19982.19
31 July 19982.19
19 December 19971.56
18 July 19971.94
20 December 19961.06
Registered Office of British Smaller Companies VCT plc: 5th Floor Valiant Building, 14 South Parade, Leeds LS1 5QS. Registered No: 03134749. Corporate Governance: A full section on corporate governance is available in the latest BSC Annual Report which can be found in the Investor Information section of this website. British Smaller Companies VCT plc is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority as a small registered UK AIFM, No. 659170.
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