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Crown Place VCT PLC (CRWN.L)

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Previous Close30.40
Open29.40
Bid29.40 x 0
Ask31.40 x 0
Day's Range29.40 - 29.40
52 Week Range0.28 - 35.00
Volume6,807
Avg. Volume24,727
Market Cap68.651M
Beta (5Y Monthly)N/A
PE Ratio (TTM)152.00
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings DateFeb 18, 2021 - Feb 19, 2021
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target EstN/A
  • GlobeNewswire

    Crown Place VCT PLC : Interim Management Statement

    Crown Place VCT PLCInterim Management StatementLEI Code: 213800SYIQPA3L3T1Q68 IntroductionI am pleased to present Crown Place VCT PLC’s (the “Company”) interim management statement for the period from 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021. Performance and dividendsThe Company’s unaudited net asset value (NAV) as at 31 March 2021 was £70.96 million or 31.59 pence per share (excluding treasury shares). After accounting for a dividend of 0.78 pence per share which was paid on 31 March 2021 to shareholders on the register on 5 March 2021 the NAV has increased by 1.24 pence per share (4.09%) since 31 December 2020. Fundraising and share issuesDuring the period from 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021, the Company issued the following new Ordinary shares of nominal value 1 penny per share under the Albion VCTs Prospectus Top Up Offers 2020/21: DateNumber of shares issuedIssue price per share (including costs of issue)Net proceeds £’00026 February 202126,967,47931.7p to 32.0p8,414 The Company also issued the following shares under the dividend reinvestment scheme which are included in the net asset value figures for 31 March 2021 above: DateNumber of shares issuedIssue price per shareNet invested £’00031 March 2021976,92230.35 pence295 The Company continues to offer a Dividend Reinvestment Scheme to existing shareholders. Details of this Scheme can be found at www.albion.capital/funds/CRWN. Share buy-backsDuring the period from 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021, the Company purchased 1,304,353 shares for £388,000 including stamp duty, at an average price of 29.57 pence per share. All of the shares are to be held in treasury. It remains the Board’s policy to buy back shares in the market, subject to the overall constraint that such purchases are in the Company’s interest, including the maintenance of sufficient resources for investment in existing and new portfolio companies and the continued payment of dividends to shareholders. It is the Board’s intention for such buy-backs to be at around a 5 per cent. discount to net asset value, so far as market conditions and liquidity permit. PortfolioThe following investments have been made during the period from 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021: New investments£’000ActivityThreadneedle Software Limited (T/A Solidatus)1,239Provider of data lineage software to enterprise customers in regulated sectors, which allows them to rapidly discover, visualise, catalogue and understand how data flows through their systemsTotal new investments1,239 Further investments£’000ActivityHealios Limited486Provider of an online platform delivering family centric psychological care primarily to children and adolescentsBlack Swan Data Limited262Predictive analytics for consumer brandsePatient Limited (T/A Raremark)46Online community connecting people affected by rare diseasesTotal further investments794 The following disposals were made during the period from 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021: Portfolio CompanyCost£’000Proceeds£’000Shinfield Lodge Care Limited2,1404,580Active Lives Care Limited1,6202,874Ryefield Court Care Limited1,2752,374SBD Automotive Limited220379OmPrompt Holdings Limited153350Total 5,40810,557 In March 2021, the Company completed the sale of its three care homes for the elderly; Active Lives Care Limited, Ryefield Court Care Limited, and Shinfield Lodge Care Limited. The purpose-built residential care homes situated across the South of England, offer luxury living with all-inclusive service and an excellent level of care. The homes were trading at mature occupancy levels. The first investments in the homes were made over 5 years ago and the sale generated a 2.5x return on cost (including interest received), an excellent result for the Company. Top ten holdings as at 31 March 2021: InvestmentCarrying value£’000% of net asset valueActivityQuantexa Limited4,7686.7Network analytics platform to detect financial crimeProveca Limited3,5965.1UK based pharma company specialising in medicines for childrenChonais River Hydro Limited3,1144.4Owner and operator of a 2 MW hydro-power scheme in the Scottish HighlandsRadnor House School (TopCo) Limited2,7433.9Independent school for children aged 2-18The Evewell (Harley Street) Limited1,7282.4Operator of a women’s health centre focusing on fertilityGharagain River Hydro Limited1,6762.4Owner and operator of a 1 MW hydro-power scheme in the Scottish HighlandsPhrasee Limited1,6062.3AI platform that generates optimised marketing campaignsThreadneedle Software Holding Limited (T/A Solidatus)1,2391.7Provider of data lineage software to enterprise customers in regulated sectorHealios Limited1,0811.5Provider of an online platform delivering family centric psychological care primarily to children and adolescentsEgress Software Technologies Limited9961.4Encrypted email and file transfer service provider Material events and transactions after the period endAfter the period end, the Company had the following material investment transactions: Investment of £608,000 in a new portfolio company, an open sources API management platform that enables enterprises to manage their APIs through their lifecycle (from design to publishing to controlling access and security); andInvestment of £168,000 in an existing portfolio company, Panaseer Limited, a provider of cyber security services. Other than as described above, there have been no material events or transactions during the quarter and to the date of this announcement. Further informationFurther information regarding historic and current financial performance and other useful shareholder information can be found on the Company’s webpage on the Manager’s website at www.albion.capital/funds/CRWN. Penny Freer, Chairmancrownchair@albion.capital 17 May 2021 For further information please contact:Vikash HansraniOperations PartnerAlbion Capital Group LLPTelephone: 020 7601 1850

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    Total voting rights and Capital

    Crown Place VCT PLC Total Voting Rights and Capital LEI Code 213800SYIQPA3L3T1Q68 In conformity with the provisions of Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rule 5.6.1, Crown Place VCT PLC (“the Company”) would like to notify the market of the following: As at 30 April 2021, the issued share capital and voting rights of the Company are as follows: Class and nominal value of shareTotal number of shares in issueNumber of shares held in treasury (with no voting rights attached)Total number of shares in circulation with voting rights attachedNumber of voting rights attached to each shareOrdinary 1p shares252,120,09227,273,760224,846,3321 The above total voting rights figure may be used by shareholders or other persons as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules. 30 April 2021 For further information please contact: Albion Capital Group LLPCompany SecretaryTel: 020 7601 1850

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    Transaction in Own Shares and Total Voting Rights and Capital

    CROWN PLACE VCT PLC LEI Code 213800SYIQPA3L3T1Q68 TRANSACTION IN OWN SHARES AND TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS AND CAPITAL Crown Place VCT PLC (the “Company”) announces that it purchased 978,532 ordinary shares at 28.83 pence per share on 12 April 2021. The shares purchased represent 0.43% of the total number of voting rights in the Company before the transaction. These shares will be held in treasury. Following this transaction, and in conformity with the provisions of DTR 5.6, we would like to notify the market of the following: The capital of the Company as at 12 April 2021 consisted of 252,120,092 ordinary shares with a nominal value of 1 penny each. The Company holds 27,273,760 ordinary shares in treasury. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 224,846,332 which may be used by shareholders or other persons as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA’s Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules. 12 April 2021 Albion Capital Group LLPCompany Secretary Tel: 020 7601 1850