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Portfolio Update

·7-min read


Octopus AIM VCT 2 plc

Portfolio Update

The investment portfolio of Octopus AIM VCT 2 plc (the "Company") as at 21 September 2022 is as follows (the valuations being the unaudited valuations, at bid price, as at 31 August 2022):

Investee Company

Sector

Book

Cost

(£000)

Movement in valuation (£000)

Fair

Value
(£000)

Ergomed plc

Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

783.9

4,649.4

5,433.3

Popsa Holdings Limited*

Software & Computer Services

1,060.3

2,525.1

3,585.4

Learning Technologies Group plc

Software & Computer Services

701.0

2,817.9

3,518.9

Hasgrove plc*

Media

153.0

3,262.7

3,415.7

Breedon Group plc

Construction & Materials

573.3

2,271.7

2,845.0

Judges Scientific plc

Electronic & Electrical Equipment

209.1

2,344.5

2,553.6

Animalcare Group plc

Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

824.4

1,713.3

2,537.8

GB Group plc

Software & Computer Services

336.7

2,118.3

2,455.0

IDOX plc

Software & Computer Services

356.0

2,087.0

2,443.0

Craneware plc

Health Care Providers

479.2

1,958.8

2,437.9

SDI Group plc

Technology Hardware

119.0

2,187.1

2,306.2

Libertine Holdings plc

Industrial Engineering

2,000.0

(100.0)

1,900.0

EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc

Medical Equipment & Services

864.4

938.0

1,802.4

Netcall plc

Software & Computer Services

355.6

1,415.8

1,771.4

Equipmake Holdings plc

Electronic & Electrical Equipment

1,200.0

564.7

1,764.7

Intelligent Ultrasound Group plc

Medical Equipment & Services

1,220.0

397.5

1,617.5

Brooks Macdonald Group plc

Investment Banking & Brokerage Services

609.8

977.9

1,587.7

MaxCyte Inc

Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

689.9

775.5

1,465.4

Sosandar plc

Retailers

1,235.2

213.6

1,448.8

Next Fifteen Communications Group plc

Media

302.0

943.6

1,245.6

Quixant plc

Technology Hardware & Equipment

391.2

840.1

1,231.3

Clean Power Hydrogen plc

Alternative Energy

1,200.0

(80.0)

1,120.0

Access Intelligence plc

Software & Computer Services

500.6

608.2

1,108.8

Ilika plc

Electronic & Electrical Equipment

705.6

391.7

1,097.3

TPXimpact Holdings plc

Software & Computer Services

652.9

405.9

1,058.8

PCI-Pal plc

Software & Computer Services

731.9

301.4

1,033.2

ENGAGE XR Holdings plc

Software & Computer Services

1,252.7

(276.4)

976.3

Vertu Motors plc

Retailers

776.5

133.8

910.3

LungLife AI Inc

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

1,386.0

(480.4)

905.6

Ixico plc

Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

697.0

149.4

846.4

Spectral MD Holdings Ltd

Health Care Providers Care Providers

1,410.2

(573.6)

836.6

Beeks Financial Cloud Group plc

Software & Computer Services

301.5

512.6

814.1

Diaceutics plc

Health Care Providers

619.9

122.3

742.2

Feedback plc

Medical Equipment & Services

1,000.0

(261.4)

738.6

Cambridge Cognition Holdings plc

Health Care Providers

400.4

285.9

686.3

RWS Holdings plc

Industrial Support Services

98.7

482.1

580.8

Restore plc

Industrial Support Services

170.6

385.4

556.0

Creo Medical Group plc

Medical Equipment & Services

980.8

(447.2)

533.5

Oberon Investments Group plc

Investment Banking & Brokerage Services

576.0

(48.5)

527.5

Velocys plc

Alternative Energy

663.8

(136.9)

526.9

Gamma Communications plc

Telecommunications Service Providers

182.9

332.8

515.7

AdEPT Technology Group plc

Software & Computer Services

501.5

(18.1)

483.4

Trackwise Designs plc

Technology Hardware & Equipment

1,289.4

(812.8)

476.6

Polarean Imaging plc

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

457.7

(7.6)

450.1

Glantus Holdings plc

Industrial Support Services

1,200.0

(764.7)

435.3

Gooch & Housego plc

Technology Hardware & Equipment

281.1

135.6

416.8

Fusion Antibodies plc

Health Care Providers

496.9

(81.2)

415.6

Gelion plc

Electronic & Electrical Equipment

760.0

(351.2)

408.8

Osirium Technologies plc Loan Notes

Software & Computer Services

400.0

0.0

400.0

Verici Dx plc

Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

444.0

(72.7)

371.3

Gear4music Holdings plc

General Retailers

352.5

2.5

355.0

Advanced Medical Solutions Group plc

Medical Equipment & Services

189.5

162.6

352.2

Mattioli Woods plc

Investment Banking & Brokerage Services

101.0

215.4

316.4

Crimson Tide plc

Software & Computer Services

378.0

(63.0)

315.0

GENinCode plc

Medical Equipment & Services

800.0

(490.9)

309.1

ReNeuron Group plc

Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

990.3

(689.7)

300.6

Evgen Pharma plc

Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

700.0

(420.0)

280.0

The British Honey Company plc

General Retailers

880.4

(603.6)

276.8

KRM 22 plc

Software & Computer Services

453.7

(204.2)

249.6

DP Poland plc

Travel & Leisure

677.6

(431.4)

246.2

MyCelx Technologies Corporation

Oil, Gas & Coal

980.2

(735.9)

244.3

DXS International plc

Software & Computer Services

200.0

12.5

212.5

W&isco plc

Software & Computer Services

96.5

95.5

192.0

Cordel Group plc

Software & Computer Services

295.5

(118.2)

177.3

Eluceda Limited*

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

199.9

(26.0)

173.9

Renalytix plc

Health Care Providers

227.8

(65.5)

162.4

The Food Marketplace Ltd*

Retailers

200.0

(40.0)

160.0

Strip Tinning Holdings plc

Electronic & Electrical Equipment

337.3

(218.8)

118.5

Rosslyn Data Technologies plc

Software & Computer Services

286.0

(171.6)

114.4

Falanx Group Limited

Industrial Support Services

600.0

(490.0)

110.0

Velocity Composites plc

Aerospace & Defense

532.8

(426.2)

106.6

Enteq Upstream plc

Oil Services

687.5

(591.3)

96.2

In The Style Group plc

General Retailers

666.7

(576.7)

90.0

TP Group plc

Aerospace & Defense

452.0

(394.9)

57.0

Tasty plc

Travel & Leisure

336.2

(280.4)

55.8

XP Factory plc

Travel & Leisure

658.8

(605.1)

53.7

Genedrive Plc

Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

240.8

(195.6)

45.1

Mears Group plc

Industrial Support Services

50.5

(12.2)

38.4

Osirium Technologies plc

Software & Computer Services

900.0

(866.0)

34.0

1Spatial plc

Software & Computer Services

200.0

(176.1)

23.9

Rated People Ltd*

Software & Computer Services

235.8

(212.6)

23.2

Abingdon Health plc

Medical Equipment & Services

347.1

(325.4)

21.7

LoopUp Group plc

Software & Computer Services

197.1

(184.3)

12.8

Microsaic Systems plc

Electronic & Electrical Equipment

922.3

(911.9)

10.3

Haydale Graphene Industries plc

Industrial Materials

398.7

(393.5)

5.2

Location Sciences Group Plc

Software & Computer Services

508.8

(508.4)

0.3

Airnow plc*

Software & Computer Services

838.1

(838.1)

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Since 31 August 2022 Octopus AIM VCT 2 plc has made no investments and no disposals.

Unless otherwise stated, all the investments set out above:

- are quoted on public markets;

- represent equity investments except in the case of Osirium which include investment through loan stock; and

- are in portfolio companies incorporated in the UK with the exception of:

Breedon Group – Jersey

Maxcyte Inc – USA

VR Education Holdings plc – Ireland

Falanx Group Limited – British Virgin Islands

Mycelx – USA

Glantus Holdings plc - Republic of Ireland

Spectral MD Holdings Ltd - USA

* Denotes unlisted company

Current Asset Investments (unaudited)

Investee Company

Sector

Book

cost

(£000)

Movement in valuation

(£000)

Fair

Value

(£000)

Octopus UK Micro Cap Growth Fund

-

3,748.0

(1,767.0)

4,978.0

Octopus UK Multi Cap Income Fund

-

3,926.0

(718.0)

4,308.0

Octopus UK Future Generations Fund

 

460.0

(66.0)

384.0

Money Market Funds

-

3,499.0

0.0

3,499.0

Since 31 August 2022 there has been an investment of £4,000 into the current asset investments.

The capitalisation of Octopus AIM 2 VCT plc as at 31 August 2022 was as follows:

Shareholders' Equity

 

£000’s

Called up Equity Share Capital

15

Legal Reserves

717

Other reserves

96,468

Total

97,200

There has been no material change to the capitalisation since 31 August 2022.

For further information please contact:

Rachel Peat
Octopus Company Secretarial Services Limited
Tel: +44 (0)80 0316 2067

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