- HgCapital Trust's net asset value per share rose by 14.1% in the year to the end of December on a total return basis. This compares with a 1.0% rise in the FTSE A--Share Index.

The company's share price rose by 8.6% in the period.

Chairman Roger Mountford said: "Healthy trading in the portfolio continues to drive strong performance in NAV growth, well ahead of the wider listed market."

At 8:15am: [LON:HGT] HG Capital Trust PLC share price was +50p at 1050p

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