Yearsley sees conflicts over Octopus VCT portfolio deal

Stodell, Hannah
September 2009
Money Marketing;9/17/2009, p7
The article reports on the conflict between investment manager Ben Yearsley and Octopus Investments due to a venture capital trust (VCT) portfolio deal in Great Britain. It states that Yearsley is skeptical of Octopus in terms of managing the interests of the clients with other VCT managers. However, Octopus stresses that the service is designed with the rules and principles of Financial Services Authority (FSA) and is essential in maintaining a relationship of trust with their customers.


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