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Share scheme launches - now play your part

26 March 2015

Wycombe Wanderers Trust have officially launched the Community Share Offer, one of the most exciting off-field developments in Wycombe Wanderers’ recent history.

The share offer is an HMRC approved Enterprise Investment Scheme, intended to provide the funds to fulfil the club’s ambitions of survival, security and then success.

Download the booklet for more details
Download the application form to make an investment

These objectives of the initiative include:

•    providing working capital to refinance our club by generating investments of £2m+ over 5 years
•    providing resources to improve the profitability of our club
•    improving the attraction of Adams Park as an event venue
•    widening community ownership of our club

And the benefits of making an investment are:

•    tangible evidence of commitment to our club
•    subject to individual circumstances, tax relief of 30% can be claimed on investments

In a special document produced to explain more about the share offer, Trust chairman Trevor Stroud says: “The primary aim of Wycombe Wanderers Trust is to safeguard the heritage of the Football Club and to maintain its ownership within the community for future generations.

“Since acquiring the Club in June 2012, our focus has been on ensuring financial survival and this has been achieved as a result of significant commitment from the Board and a number of other dedicated fans.

“In the current year, we are consolidating our financial position by working with our trade partners, ensuring our customers have a positive and consistent experience on match and non match days and planning for carefully managed revenue growth. We see this growth leading to the Club being profitable in 2016/17, underpinned by the raising of working capital through a Community Benefit Share Scheme, open to all current and future members of the Trust.

“We hope you’ll continue to support us on this exciting journey, so that the club can remain owned by the community for future generations.”

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