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The Biotech Growth Trust PLC

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The Biotech Growth Trust PLC
  • This fund only has one share class
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  • What is the Fund’s objective?

    The Biotech Growth Trust PLC seeks capital appreciation through investment in the worldwide biotechnology industry. Performance is measured against its benchmark index, the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (sterling adjusted).

    How does FE rate this fund?

    • No FE Alpha managers
    • 2
    • Not included in the AFI

    Who manages this fund?

    Orbimed Capital Since 23-Jun-1997

    Manager biography not available

    Co-manager

    Geoffrey C. Hsu Since 19-May-2005

    Geoffrey C. Hsu, CFA, is a General Partner of OrbiMed, having joined in 2002 as a public biotechnology analyst. Prior...

    Co-manager

    Richard D Klemm Since 19-May-2005

    Richard D. Klemm, Ph.D., CFA, joined OrbiMed in 2000 as a public biotechnology company analyst. He completed a Ph.D....

    Co-manager

  • How has this fund performed?

    Cumulative Performance chart

    Cumulative Performance as at 23/06/2017
        3m 6m 1yr 3yrs 5yrs
    The Biotech Growth Trust PLC +8.7 +12.8 +41.8 +63.5 +209.9
    Biotechnology & Healthcare +7.3 +15.6 +41.5 +82.2 +201.4
    NAV +11.7 +17.7 +45.0 +69.4 +217.7

    Discrete Performance chart

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  • Ratios and Analysis

    How does this fund compare against other funds in Biotechnology & Healthcare?

    Quartile Ranking

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

    Ranking is for the main unit within the sector View other funds in this sector

    Other Rating

    Morningstar Analyst
    Rating

    Ratio Info

        1y 3y
    ? Volatility 26.67 29.25
    ? Alpha -18.21 -10.14
    ? Beta 1.43 1.39
    ? Sharpe 0.30 0.40
    ? Info Ratio -0.74 -0.37
    ? R2 0.75 0.87
    ? Quartiles:1 2 3 4

    Risk Score

    FE Risk scores allow you to see how risky a fund is in comparison with the FTSE 100.

    This fund: 202
    FTSE 100: 100
    Cash: 0

    Investment Details

    Charges
    Initial n/a
    Annual 0.65%
    ? OCF 1.20%
    Minimum Investment?
    Initial n/a
    Additional n/a
  • Prices and Codes

    Prices

                Diluted NAV   Div yield
      Currency Bid Offer Date Prem/Disc Estimated Last Published Gearing Net Gross
    The Biotech Growth Trust PLC GBX 799.50 23 Jun 2017 -9.33 881.80 881.80 103 0.00 0.00

    Codes

      Unit type Exchange TIDM Citicode SEDOL ISIN
    The Biotech Growth Trust PLC INC BIOG AKR0 0038551 GB0000385517
  • What does this fund invest in?

    Asset Class Breakdown (31 May 2017)

    Rank Asset %    
    1 North American Equities 86.80
    2 European Equities 10.00
    3 UK Equities 1.90
    4 International Equities 1.30

    Top Holdings (31 May 2017)

    Rank Largest Holdings %  
    1 Celgene 12.30
    2 Biogen 10.60
    3 Vertex Pharmaceuticals 9.00
    4 Regeneron Pharmaceuticals 7.40
    5 Incyte 6.90
    6 Alexion Pharmaceuticals 6.80
    7 Illumina 4.30
    8 Amgen 3.90
    9 DBV Technologies 3.00
    10 Puma Biotechnology 3.00
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Legal Structure: INVT
    Nominal value: N/A
    Fund Launch: 23-Jun-1997
    Unit Launch: 23-Jun-1997
    Savings plan: NO
    Last AGM: 12-Jul-2016
    Stockbroker(s): Winterflood Investment Trusts
    Wind-up date: N/A
    Dividend policy: N/A
    Settlement Details: N/A
    Exchange:
    Issued: 55,840
    Asset Class: Equity
    Annual accounts: annual accounts Click here to order
    Next AGM: July 2017
    Management Contract: Under a new management, administration and company secr... More
    Continuation/Wind-up provision: As part of the package of measures adopted by the Board... More
    Investment Restrictions: N/A
    Tax Policy: N/A
    Fund Size: £446.4m / $567.7m (23-Jun-17)
    Market Value: £ 446.44m
    Own ISA wrapper: YES help with ISA
    Last report / accounts: 25-May-2017
    EGM: 30-Oct-2013
    Borrowing limits: Borrowing must not exceed 25% of the adjusted capital a... More
    Splits: N/A
    Reconstruction proposal: N/A
    News: company announcements
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  • Contact Details

    Frostrow Capital LLP, 25 Southampton Buildings, London, WC2A 1AL


    info@frostrow.com

    0203 043 8889 (Fax Number)
    0203 008 4910 (Main Number)

Annual Management Charges: 0.65% of net assets plus 0.30% of market cap. plus £60,000;

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. fair value cum income NAV figures (in accordance with AIC guidelines) and with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Pound Sterling (GBP). You can switch the fund’s native currency using the currency selector towards the top of this page.

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