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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 invests in stocks of companies operating in the healthcare sector and involved in pharmaceuticals, medical services, medical devices, and biotechnology. The fund primarily invests in stocks of large-cap companies with market capitalization greater than US$5 billion. It also invests in stocks of small-cap and mid-cap companies. The fund employs fundamental analysis with a bottom up approach to make its investments. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the MSCI ACWI/Health Ca...

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 Declares Interim Dividend Payable on March 07, 2014

The Board of Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust plc declared an interim dividend of 0.55 pence per ordinary share payable to shareholders on the register as at 21 February 2014. The dividend will be paid on 7 March 2014 and the shares will trade ex-dividend from 19 February 2014.

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust plc, Annual General Meeting, Jan 28, 2014

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust plc, Annual General Meeting, Jan 28, 2014., at 12:00 GMT Standard Time. Location: Methodist Central Hall. Agenda: To receive the report of the directors and audited financial statements; to approve the director’s remuneration policy and implementation report; to re-appoint the auditors and empower the directors to set their fees; to seek powers to allot ordinary shares for cash and to buy back ordinary shares for cancellation or to be held in treasury and subscription shares for cancellation.

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust plc Announces Audited Earnings Results for the Year Ended September 30, 2013

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust plc announced audited earnings results for the year ended September 30, 2013. For the year, the company reported investment income of £4,921,000 against £4,323,000 a year ago. Total income was £30,726,000 against £25,154,000 a year ago. Profit before tax was £29,134,000 against £23,904,000 a year ago. Net profit and total comprehensive income was £28,627,000 or 26.79 pence per diluted share against £23,431,000 or 23.46 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was £5,623,000 against £3,637,000 a year ago. Net asset value per diluted ordinary share as on September 30, 2013 was 141.50 pence against 119.74 pence as at September 30, 2012.

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