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Welcome to Downing

Investors
We aim to help you look after your wealth by offering investment products that are transparent, robust and sustainable.
Financial Advisers
Our suite of investment products has been designed to help look after your clients’ financial wellbeing.
Businesses Seeking Funding
We love to help entrepreneurs realise the growth aspirations they have for their business and have funds readily available.

We have the pleasure of backing some great companies

Currently open for investment

Explore our range of investment products currently open for subscription. If you are a financial adviser, please click here.

Name of fund Type of fund Description
Downing ONE VCT plc Venture Capital Trust A generalist VCT with a portfolio of quoted and over 80 investments
Downing TWO VCT plc Venture Capital Trust Planned exit VCT investing in asset-backed businesses
Downing Ventures EIS Enterprise Investment Schemes High risk, high potential returns with focus on early-stage UK technology companies
Downing AIM ISA Inheritance Tax Relief IHT relief after 2 years. Combines IHT planning with ISA tax benefits
Downing Estate Planning Service Inheritance Tax Relief IHT relief after 2 years. Invests in freehold premises and/or renewable energy
Downing AIM Estate Planning Service Inheritance Tax Relief IHT relief after 2 years. Invests in a portfolio of AIM quoted shares
Downing AIM ISA ISA IHT relief after 2 years. Combines IHT planning with ISA tax benefits
MI Downing UK Micro-Cap Growth Fund Open Ended Investment Companies Seeks capital growth by investing in a portfolio of 25-30 UK smaller companies
QAM Downing Monthly Income Fund Open Ended Investment Companies Targets a high level of income and long-term capital growth by investing primarily in equities listed on a UK stock exchange
MI Downing Diversified Global Managers Open Ended Investment Companies Invests in a global portfolio of specialised funds to provide access to a variety of asset classes and fund strategies

Our News & Views

7 September 2016
Our EIS Funds continue to support branded bar and grill conc...
Our EIS Funds continue to support branded bar and grill concept
7 September 2016

The Potting Shed Bar and Gardens has launched its second site 

22 August 2016
Downing in £1.5m joint raise for health start-up Live Better...
Downing in £1.5m joint raise for health start-up Live Better With
22 August 2016

Our Downing Ventures EIS fund backs the early-stage company Live Better With

Important Notice

Investing in our products will place your capital at risk and you may not get back the full amount invested. Any tax treatment may be subject to change and the availability and value of the reliefs depend on the individual circumstances of each investor. The availability of tax reliefs also depends on the investee companies maintaining their qualifying status.

Further information can be found at HMRC’s website. Neither past performance or forecasts are reliable indicators of future results and should not be relied upon. Unquoted or smaller company shares are likely to have higher price fluctuations and are likely to be more difficult to sell than shares quoted on the London Stock Exchange Official List. Website content is not intended to constitute investment, tax or legal advice. We recommend you seek independent advice before investing in any of our products.