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Contact details

4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9NP
+44 (0) 20 7227 2799 (Fax Number)
+44 (0) 20 7227 2700 (Main Number)

Fund managers

* Fatima lu»01-Apr-2006 to Present
* Ben Rogoff»01-May-2006 to Present
* Nick Evans»01-Sep-2007 to Present
* Xuesong Zhao»01-May-2012 to Present
Colin Moar»01-Jan-2011 to 30-Apr-2014
Craig Mercer»01-May-2006 to 31-Jan-2012
Brian Ashford»01-Jan-1996 to 31-Dec-1998

Investment objectives

To maximise capital growth for shareholders through investment in a diversified portfolio of technology companies around the world.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 1 / 2 2 / 2
Quartile 1 4

Fund ratings

FE Crown Rating: 0 FE
Crown Rating
(Small Sector)


  1y 3y
Volatility 15.80 15.30
Alpha 4.99 -0.15
Beta 0.94 0.94
Sharpe 1.06 1.09
InfoRatio 0.72 -0.24
R2 0.89 0.85
Quartiles:   1  2   3  4   help with ratios
vs. Tech Media & Telecomm»


performance chart
    1y 3y 5y 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
+18.9 +76.1 +141.4 +30.7 +13.3 -11.5 +54.9
  NAV +19.4+68.6+105.6+23.8 +14.0-8.8+33.6
  Tech Media & Telecomm +14.0+84.9+133.9+44.3+12.4-9.3+39.5
Share Price
 ShareTypePriceDatePrem/DiscDiluted NAVGearingDiv yield
EstimLast pub.NetGross
pdf POLAR CAPITAL TECHNOLOGY TRUST PLC UNIT 569.00 (p) 19-Dec-2014 +.47 566.36 562.39
103 0.00 0.00
Capital structure & income
Share Type Exchange Nominal value Issued Market value (m) Wind-up date Splits News
POLAR CAPITAL TECHNOLOGY TRUST PLC UNIT LONDON 25 132,336,000 752.99 n/a n/a company announcements
Share identifiers: TIDM: PCT; SEDOL: 0422002; ISIN: GB0004220025
Detailed fund information
Fund type flag United Kingdom-registered Investment Trusts
Gross assets£771.7m / $1,205.0m
Sector Tech Media & Telecomm
Asset ClassEquity
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ISA
Savings plan Fund has no Savings Plan 
Annual accountsannual (Click to order)
Last report / accounts05-Dec-2014
Last AGM04-Sep-2014
Next AGMSeptember 2013
Management contractManagement fee is 1% p.a. of NA plus borrowings, paid quarterly in arrears. The fee is subject to VAT as applicable. The manager is entitled to an annual performance fee equal to 15%of the amount by which the increase in the adjusted Net Asset Value per share exceeds the total return on the Dow Jones World Technology Index (total return, Sterling adjusted) multiplied by the time weighted average of the number of shares in issue during that period, subject to a high water mark.
Borrowing limitn/a
Continuation / Wind-up provisionAt the AGM to be held in 2010, and at every fifth AGM thereafter, a vote on whether the Company should be wound up will be proposed as an ordinary resolution. The Company has been authorised to make market purchases of up to 14.99% of Ords in issue.
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 Tech, Media & Telecommunications Tech Media & Telecomm
Largest holdings, 31-Oct-2014
Holding (%) Rank Holding (%) Rank
Regional weightings, 31-Oct-2014
Region (%) Rank  
US & Canada 72.80 1 72.80% US & Canada
Asia Pacific ex Japan 11.80 2 11.80% Asia Pacific ex Japan
Europe 6.50 3 6.50% Europe
Japan 3.90 4 3.90% Japan
Cash 2.70 5 2.70% Cash
Middle East & Africa 2.30 6 2.30% Middle East & Africa
Sector weightings, 31-Oct-2014
Sector (%) Rank  
Internet & Catalog Retail, Internet Software & Services 26.20 1 26.20% Internet & Catalog Retail, Internet Software & Services
Software 19.10 2 19.10% Software
Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment 16.70 3 16.70% Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment
Tech Hardware, Storage & Peripherals 15.90 4 15.90% Tech Hardware, Storage & Peripherals
Communications Equipment 7.20 5 7.20% Communications Equipment
Others 4.00 6 4.00% Others
IT Services 3.00 7 3.00% IT Services
Cash 2.70 8 2.70% Cash
Elec.Equip.Instruments & Components 2.70 9 2.70% Elec.Equip.Instruments & Components
Healthcare Technology 1.50 10 1.50% Healthcare Technology
Unclassified 1.00 11 1.00% Unclassified

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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Taylor Mihaere Apr 15th, 2011 at 02:48 AM

I am based in NZ. Where can I get Share value at 31/03/2011?


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Asset allocation

US Equities, 72.80%
72.8000% ofUS Equities
Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities, 11.80%
11.8000% ofAsia Pacific ex Japan Equities
European Equities, 6.50%
6.5000% ofEuropean Equities
Japanese Equities, 3.90%
3.9000% ofJapanese Equities
Money Market, 2.70%
2.7000% ofMoney Market
Middle East & African Equities, 2.30%
2.3000% ofMiddle East & African Equities

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