• From 1 February 2017, ICG Enterprise Trust will no longer be an investment option for new investors through the F&C Savings Plans. 

    How does this affect me?

     As an existing investor you can retain your shares and continue to buy further shares within your savings plan either by monthly direct debit, lump sum and /or dividend reinvestment. If you hold more than one savings plan then you will only be able to buy ICG Enterprise Trust shares in the plan that already holds them. 

    What do I need to do? 

    You do not need to do anything as your savings plan will continue as before. However, please be aware that these changes may affect the investment choices you wish to make when considering a new savings plan in the future. 

    Online Service 

    As investors setting up new savings plans will not be able to invest in ICG Enterprise Trust we have had to remove this as an option from our online service. This unfortunately means that those of you who transact online will no longer be able to buy ICG Enterprise Trust shares through this service. You will also not be able to set up or amend direct debits into this Trust online. You can still login to view the value of your shares and transact on other investment trusts (where applicable). 

    How do I buy more shares in ICG Enterprise Trust?

    To make a payment by lump sum – You can send us a cheque along with a completed Top Up Form. 

    To start a new direct debit – You can send us a completed Top Up Form along with verification of the bank account the payments will come from (this is explained further on the Top Up Form). 

    To amend the amount or fund choice of an existing direct debit – You can complete our Change of Investment Instruction Form.  

    Dividend reinvestment – Dividends are automatically paid out to you or reinvested to buy more shares shortly after the dividend payment date. If you wish to change how your dividends are treated please send an instruction signed by all account holders to confirm this. Dividends from all Investment Trusts held within your savings plan will be treated in the same way. If your account is a Child Trust Fund or Junior ISA dividends cannot be paid out to you.

  • How to Invest

    Open an F&C Savings Plan

    Call: 0800 136 420

    Invest online now

    Or contact your usual investment broker

Performance

  • These tables show you how the trust has performed over the last five years. The trust has achieved positive growth over these periods, but please remember that past performance is not a guide to future results and the value of investments can go down as well as up.

    We've provided some useful definitions below the tables to help with interpreting the performance figures.

     Graphite Enterprise Trust

    Source: Lipper. Basis: share price, percentage growth, bid to bid, net income reinvested.

    *NAV - Net Asset Value. This is the value of the trust's assets (e.g. investments, stocks, shares, bonds) less its liabilities (i.e. costs that need to be paid out of the value of the trust)

    Performance (%) as at 31.07.15

    Cumulative performance 1 month Year to date 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years
    NAV* - 3.0 5.1 27.7 59
    Share price 1.0 5.4 4.3 63.0 129.7
    Benchmark 2.4 2.8 5.4 38.3 59.6
    Discrete annual performance 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
    NAV* 5.1 2.1 19.0 0.4 24.0
    Share price 4.3 21.8 28.3 -0.5 41.6
    Benchmark 5.4 5.6 24.3 0.4 14.9

    *NAV - Net Asset Value. This is the value of the trust's assets (e.g. investments, stocks, shares, bonds) less its liabilities (i.e. costs that need to be paid out of the value of the trust)

    Benchmark: The FTSE All-Share Index

    Source: Lipper and F&C. Basis: Percentage growth, total return, bid to bid price with net income reinvested in sterling. As the Trust has changed its year end from December to January, the 5 year NAV performance reflects a 61 month period to 30.04.15. The share price and benchmark performance are for the 60 month period to that date. The NAV performance for 2010 reflects a 13 month period to 31.10.11 Basis in accordance with the regulations of the Financial Conduct Authority. Past performance is not a guide to future performance. Stock market and currency movements may cause the values to fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the full amount invested. Income from investments may fluctuate. Income payments may constitute a return of capital in whole or in part. Income may be achieved by foregoing future capital growth. Changes in rates of exchange may have an adverse effect on the value, price or income of investments. This trust invests in unlisted securities and their potential volatility may increase the risk to the value of, and the income from the investment. If markets fall, gearing can magnify the negative impact on performance.

Past performance is not a guide to future results. The value of investments can go down as well as up.

Information in this section of the Website is directed solely at persons who are located in the UK and can be categorised as retail clients. Nothing on this website is, or is intended to be, an offer, advice, or an invitation, to buy or sell any investments. Please read our full terms and conditions before proceeding further with any investment product referred to on this website. This website is not suitable for everyone, and if you are at all unsure whether an investment product referenced on this website will meet your individual needs, please seek advice before proceeding further with such product.

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