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Asset 1005


Crowdcube's Cell Therapy offers to buy out shareholders with a return but loss of EIS reliefs

Cell therapy raised over £600k in December 2014. Now new investment from Japan has enabled a company restructuring and an offer to shareholders to either take a share swop or cash - representing an almost 2X gain.

This is Crowdcube's best result to date. Shareholders paid £37 in 2014 and 24 moths later they are being offered £101. 

Although it is not all good news.

EIS reliefs which would have been taken by all B shareholders for tax year 2103/14, will have to be recharged if they opt to sell - with interest. They will also be liable to the...

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