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Contact details

Frostrow Capital LLP, 25 Southampton Buildings, London, WC2A 1AL
0203 043 8889 (Fax Number)
0203 008 4910 (Main Number)

Fund managers

* Samuel D Isaly»01-Apr-1995 to Present
* Sven H Borho»01-Apr-1995 to Present

Investment objectives

To invest in the global healthcare sector with the objective of achieving a high level of capital growth. In order to achieve its investment objective, the Company invests worldwide in a diversified portfolio of shares in pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and related securities in the healthcare sector. It uses gearing and derivative transactions to mitigate risk and also to enhance returns.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 3 / 4 3 / 4
Quartile 3 3

Fund ratings

FE Crown Rating: 3 FE
Crown Rating


  1y 3y
Volatility 18.15 13.76
Alpha 5.60 6.86
Beta 0.82 0.80
Sharpe 1.96 2.53
InfoRatio -0.06 -0.01
R2 0.86 0.76
Quartiles:   1  2   3  4   help with ratios
vs. Biotechnology & Healthcare»


performance chart
    1y 3y 5y 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
+38.5 +154.3 +218.7 +46.5 +25.3 +3.4 +21.2
  NAV +44.3+142.8+199.7+40.3 +19.9+3.5+19.3
  Biotechnology & Healthcare +45.4+166.3+239.9+37.4+33.3+10.0+16.0
Share Price
 SharePriceDatePrem/DiscDiluted NAVGearingDiv yield
EstimLast pub.NetGross
pdf WORLDWIDE HEALTHCARE TRUST PLC ORD 1683.50 (p) 19-Dec-2014 -5.26 1772.15 1763.68
113 0.83 0.83
Capital structure & income
Share Type Exchange Nominal value Issued Market value (m) Wind-up date Splits News
WORLDWIDE HEALTHCARE TRUST PLC ORD UNIT LONDON 25 48,178,000 808.91 n/a n/a company announcements
Share identifiers: TIDM: WWH; SEDOL: 0338530; ISIN: GB0003385308
Detailed fund information
Fund type flag United Kingdom-registered Investment Trusts
Gross assets£961.6m / $1,501.5m
Sector Biotechnology & Healthcare
Asset ClassEquity
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ISA
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: £ 100.0 Monthly
Annual accountsn/a
Last report / accounts28-Nov-2014
Last AGM29-Jul-2013
Next AGMJuly 2013
Stockbroker(s)Winterflood Investment Trusts
Management contractFrostrow Capital LLP receives a periodic fee equal to 0.30% p.a. of the Company's market capitalisation up to GBP 150 million of such market capitalisation and 0.20% per annum on market capitalisation in excess of GBP 150 million plus a fixed amount equal to GBP 50,000 p.a. Investment Manager is also entitled to the payment of a performance fee. The performance fee amounts to 16.5% of any out-performance of the NAV over the benchmark index. At each quarterly calculation date any performance fee payable is based on the lower of: (i) the cumulative out-performance of the investment portfolio over the benchmark index as at the quarter end date; and (ii) the cumulative out-performance of the investment portfolio over the benchmark as at the corresponding quarter end date in the previous year.
Borrowing limitn/a
Continuation / Wind-up provisionContinuation vote passed at the AGM in 2009 and will be proposed at every fifth AGM thereafter. Fund may make market purchases of up to 14.99% of its issued share capital; this authority has to be renewed on an annual basis. If at any point the discount rises above 5% the Company has the authority to start making purchases in order to try and keep the discount below or around this level. The Fund has the authority to only resell Treasury Shares at lower discount than purchased and only at a 5% discount or less.
Dividend policyn/a
Investment restrictionsn/a
Reconstruction proposaln/a
Settlement detailsn/a
Tax policyn/a
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Global Equity Biotech Biotechnology & Healthcare
Largest holdings, 31-Oct-2014
Holding (%) Rank Holding (%) Rank
Regional weightings, 31-Oct-2014
Region (%) Rank  
North America 67.10 1 67.10% North America
Europe 15.50 2 15.50% Europe
Global Emerging Markets 9.00 3 9.00% Global Emerging Markets
Asia 8.40 4 8.40% Asia
Sector weightings, 31-Oct-2014
Sector (%) Rank  
Large Cap Companies 73.10 1 73.10% Large Cap Companies
Small Cap Companies 26.90 2 26.90% Small Cap Companies

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated using closing mid prices and with net income (dividends) reinvested. NAV total return performance figures are calculated using fully diluted (where applicable) daily estimated NAV figures from Thomson Financial Datastream and with gross income (dividends) reinvested.

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Allan Solomon Jul 24th, 2010 at 04:25 PM

Is this related to Finsbury Worldwide Pharmaceutical Trust ?

Allan Solomon Dec 10th, 2009 at 03:56 PM

Nothing about Subscription Shares here.


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Asset allocation

North American Equities, 67.10%
67.1000% ofNorth American Equities
European Equities, 15.50%
15.5000% ofEuropean Equities
Global Emerging Market Equities, 9.00%
9.0000% ofGlobal Emerging Market Equities
Asia Pacific Equities, 8.40%
8.4000% ofAsia Pacific Equities

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