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

investor-relations@polarcapital.co.uk

Fund managers

* Dan Mahony»15-Jun-2010 to Present
* Gareth Powell»15-Jun-2010 to Present
David Pinniger»01-Aug-2013 to 28-Feb-2014


Investment objectives

To generate capital growth and income by investing in a global portfolio of healthcare stocks.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

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

Fund ratings

FE Crown Rating: 2 FE
Crown Rating
(Quantitative)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 13.14 14.71
Alpha -0.57 -4.87
Beta 0.49 0.73
Sharpe 0.48 0.86
InfoRatio -0.76 -1.08
R2 0.46 0.50
Quartiles:   1  2   3  4   help with ratios
vs. Biotechnology & Healthcare»

Performance

performance chart
chart
    1y 3y 5y 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
+3.3 +50.9 n/a +18.7 +22.9 +2.8 n/a
  NAV +11.8+63.3n/a+20.2 +21.5+5.3n/a
  Biotechnology & Healthcare +16.4+121.2+165.1+32.8+43.1+5.0+14.1
Share Price
 SharePriceDatePrem/DiscDiluted NAVGearingDiv yield
EstimLast pub.NetGross
pdf POLAR CAPITAL GLOBAL HEALTHCARE GROWTH AND INCOME PLC ORD 25P 148.25 (p) 21-Oct-2014 -7.84 157.74 156.87
20-Oct-2014
100 2.33 2.33
Capital structure & income
Share Type Exchange Nominal value Issued Market value (m) Wind-up date Splits News
POLAR CAPITAL GLOBAL HEALTHCARE GROWTH AND INCOME PLC ORD 25P UNIT LONDON 25 121,620,000 176.81 n/a n/a company announcements
Share identifiers: TIDM: PCGH; SEDOL: B6832P1; ISIN: GB00B6832P16
Detailed fund information
Fund type flag United Kingdom-registered Investment Trusts
Launched2010
Gross assets£191.8m / $309.4m
Sector Biotechnology & Healthcare
Asset ClassEquity
Own ISA wrapper Fund has no ISA Wrapper help with ISA
Savings plan Fund has no Savings Plan 
Annual accountsn/a
Last report / accounts20-May-2014
Last AGM28-Jan-2014
Next AGMJanuary 2015
EGMn/a
Stockbroker(s)n/a
Management contractn/a
Borrowing limitn/a
Continuation / Wind-up provisionn/a
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, Health Biotechnology & Healthcare
Largest holdings, 29-Aug-2014
Holding (%) Rank Holding (%) Rank
MERCK & CO INC(NEW)8.101PFIZER INC4.506
ROCHE HLDG AG7.802ABBVIE INC4.307
ASTRAZENECA PLC6.403SANOFI4.308
ELI LILLY & CO6.304ASTELLAS PHARMA INC3.709
NOVARTIS AG4.905GLAXOSMITHKLINE3.7010
 Total54.00 
Regional weightings, 29-Aug-2014
Region (%) Rank  
USA 46.40 1 46.40% USA
UK 16.00 2 16.00% UK
Switzerland 13.20 3 13.20% Switzerland
Japan 6.60 4 6.60% Japan
Others 5.80 5 5.80% Others
France 4.50 6 4.50% France
Australia 2.70 7 2.70% Australia
Denmark 2.50 8 2.50% Denmark
Germany 2.00 9 2.00% Germany
Cash 0.30 10 0.30% Cash
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 29-Aug-2014
Sector (%) Rank  
Pharmaceuticals 68.20 1 68.20% Pharmaceuticals
Healthcare Equipment, Healthcare Services 11.60 2 11.60% Healthcare Equipment, Healthcare Services
Healthcare Facilities 6.20 3 6.20% Healthcare Facilities
Healthcare REITs 4.90 4 4.90% Healthcare REITs
Biotechnology 4.90 5 4.90% Biotechnology
Others 1.80 6 1.80% Others
Healthcare Supplies 1.10 7 1.10% Healthcare Supplies
Healthcare Distributors 1.00 8 1.00% Healthcare Distributors
Cash 0.30 9 0.30% Cash
Total100.00 


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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Asset allocation

US Equities, 46.40%
46.4000% ofUS Equities
UK Equities, 16.00%
16.0000% ofUK Equities
Swiss Equities, 13.20%
13.2000% ofSwiss Equities
Japanese Equities, 6.60%
6.6000% ofJapanese Equities
International Equities, 5.80%
5.8000% ofInternational Equities
French Equities, 4.50%
4.5000% ofFrench Equities
Australian Equities, 2.70%
2.7000% ofAustralian Equities
Danish Equities, 2.50%
2.5000% ofDanish Equities
German Equities, 2.00%
2.0000% ofGerman Equities
Money Market, 0.30%
0.3000% ofMoney Market

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