Baronsmead Second Venture Trust Plc operates as a traded fund, seeks to invest primarily in a diverse portfolio of unquoted companies located in the UK or companies whose shares are traded on the AIM. It invests in a range of securities including, but not limited to, ordinary and preference shares, loan stocks, convertible securities and interest bearing securities as well as cash. It provides financing for seed and early stage capital requirements with an investment size of £500k – £10 million. It targets companies operating in the fields of range of technology, consumer, TMT, education & healthcare and hospitality businesses and also makes co-investments. It acts as a lead investor and makes follow on investments.