The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) is a government initiative to encourage investment in unquoted small and medium-sized businesses. Individuals can invest up to £1 million per annum and investments must be held for a minimum of three years. The tax incentives are:
Taken together, these tax incentives enable high rate taxpayers to risk no more than 38.5% of capital invested.
Oakfield Capital Partners does not provide tax advice and recommends you consult with a professional advisor if you are unsure of any aspects of the EIS legalisation.
Winson has over 18 years' experience in investment banking and private equity. He co-founded and is Managing Partner of QWin Capital, an Emerging Markets Private Equity fund of funds focusing on Asia and MENA.
As Senior Vice President of Private Equity at The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) he invested and covered an extensive breadth of private equity fund and co-investments.
Previously Winson worked in corporate finance at Robert Fleming advising European and Asian corporates.