Octopus Investments was established in 2000 and is a leading investment specialist. It provides access to a growing range of investment products, including Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs), the Enterprise Investment Schemes (EIS), inheritance tax solutions and single manager funds. Octopus has developed a reputation for quality and innovation by designing products that meet the needs of a broad investor base. Octopus manages more than £10.1bn on behalf of more than 50,000 retail investors and a growing number of institutions. Octopus has grown its funds under management year-on-year and enjoys leading positions in many of the markets in which it operates.
Chris McVey joined Octopus in 2016, from Citigroup, where he was most recently a specialist UK Small and Mid-Cap Equity research analyst operating across a variety of sectors. Previously, he was an investment manager and analyst at Gartmore for almost seven years, working across a variety of mandates. At Octopus, Chris manages the FP Octopus UK Multi Cap Income Fund which is the best performing fund, in the IA UK Equity Income sector, since its launch in December 2018.