September 21, 2014 2:24 PM ET

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Company Overview of Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust plc

Company Overview

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust plc is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Polar Capital LLP. The fund invests in public equity markets across the globe. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating in the healthcare sector, with an emphasis on companies involved in pharmaceuticals, medical services, medical devices, and biotechnology. The fund primarily invests in dividend paying growth stocks of large-cap companies having a market capitalization greater than US $5 billion. It employs fundamental analysis with a bottom up stock picking approach to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the MSCI ...

Four Matthew Parker Street

London,  SW1H 9NP

United Kingdom

Founded in 2010

Phone:

44 20 7227 2700

Fax:

44 20 7227 2799

Key Executives for Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust plc

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Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust plc Key Developments

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust plc Reports Unaudited Interim Management Statement for the Three Months Ended June 30, 2014

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust plc reported unaudited interim management statement for the three months ended June 30, 2014. For the period, the company's ordinary share price was 151.63 pence per share.

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust Plc Declares Interim Dividend, Payable on August 29, 2014

The Board of Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust Plc has declared an interim dividend of 1.80 pence per ordinary share to shareholders on the register on 15 August 2014. The dividend will be paid on 29 August 2014 and the shares will trade ex-dividend from 13 August 2014.

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust plc Announces Unaudited Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2014

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust plc announced unaudited earnings results for the six months ended March 31, 2014. For the period, total income was £22,800,000, profit before tax was £21,876,000 and net profit for the period and total comprehensive income was £21,580,000 or 19.56 pence per diluted share against total income of £28,407,000, profit before tax of £27,656,000 and net profit for the period and total comprehensive income of £27,371,000 or 26.39 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net asset value per ordinary share was 158.14 pence against 142.22 pence a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was £15,774,000 against £1,764,000 a year ago. For the six months to March 31, 2014, the company delivered a total return of 13.5%, which was ahead of the reported benchmark performance of 11.8% over the same period.

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