QUARTERLY VIDEO

International Biotechnology Trust’s Lead Investment
Manager, Carl Harald Janson, discusses the expected market
volatility throughout October and how the Trust is well
positioned to take advantage of breakthroughs in the
field of oncology.

 

STRONG SHAREHOLDER

RETURNS

Over the five years to 28 February 2018, our NAV has grown
by 150.9%, compared to 147.1% for the NASDAQ Biotechnology
Index and 42.1% for the FTSE AllShare Index
(GBP Denominated)

 

EXPERIENCED

BIOTECHNOLOGY

INVESTMENT TEAM


Its award winning fund managers at SV Health Investors are
scientifically and medically trained with over 60 years of
of experience in this specialist sector between them.

 

MONTHLY PERFORMANCE

RESULTS

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Ticker

IBT.L; IBT LN

Net Asset Value (NAV)

£225.2m

Market Share Price

604.0p

NAV Per Share

609.2p

As at market close 5 December 2018


What is International Biotechnology Trust?

International Biotechnology Trust offers investors access to the fast growing biotechnology sector through an actively managed, diversified fund. Its award winning fund managers at SV Health Investors are scientifically and medically trained with over 60 years of experience in this specialist sector between them. As well as investing in a wide ranging portfolio of global quoted biotechnology stocks, we include a small proportion of otherwise inaccessible carefully selected unquoted investments which have the potential to deliver additional returns over the long term. Excellent management teams, unique innovative products and strong potential for outperformance are the key criteria for inclusion in our diversified portfolio of assets.

 

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For further information about the biotechnology sector investment thesis and the Company please refer to our investor presentation.

Investor Presentation 


Access to growth and income

International Biotechnology Trust offers investors the rare combination of high capital growth and sustainable dividend income. The Lead Investment Manager, Carl Harald Janson is celebrating his five year tenure with strong performance versus the benchmark, significantly outperforming the NBI on both a NAV and share price basis, with outperformances of 10.9% and 43.4% respectively. The NAV has also substantially outperformed the FTSE All-Share Index over the same period, with a return of 142.0% vs the index return of 44.1%.

5 year Return
to 31 August 2018
IBT (NAV)142.0%
NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (GBP)123.2%
FTSE All-Share44.1%

Unusually for a company in a high growth sector, International Biotechnology Trust’s Board introduced an annual dividend of 4% of the Net Asset Value at each year end, payable in semi-annual instalments. The interim dividend for 2016/17 of 13.5p per share, an increase of 17.4% on the previous year’s dividend of 11.5p per share, was paid to all shareholders on 31 January 2018 and 31 August 2018.

 

An Introduction to International Biotechnology Trust Plc

OUR AWARDS

CITYWIRE INVESTMENT TRUST AWARDS:
Citywide Best Specialist Equities 2017
UK TECH AWARD 2015:
Tech Fund Manager of the Year

MOST SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION AWARD

Won by Portfolio Manager, Kate Bingham, at the European Mediscience Awards in 2016

INVESTOR CHRONICLE FT 2015:

Best Specialist Fund

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BROKER
Cenkos Securities

COMPANY SECRETARY
BNP Paribas Secretarial
Services Limited

INVESTMENT MANAGER
SV Health Managers


Investment Manager / Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM)

SV Health Managers LLP manages life sciences investments as the AIFM for International Biotechnology Trust plc (www.ibtplc.com). The  individual investment managers have a breadth of experience across both public and private investing. The majority of investments made are in the public markets, though private or venture capital investments are also made through a relationship with SV Health Investors LLP (www.svhealthinvestors.com) which provides unique deal flow for private company investment opportunities. Together, Janson, Bingham and Craig sit on an investment committee to decide which investments to make for International Biotechnology Trust plc in both public and private companies.

Further information is available at www.svhealthinvestors.com




Investment Manager / Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM)

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CARL HARALD JANSON
Lead Manager

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KATE BINGHAM
Investment Manager

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ALISA CRAIG
Investment Manager

LUCY COSTA DUARTE
Investment Manager

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JAMES COSTINE
Finance Partner

FUND MANAGER
SV Life Sciences
Managers LLP


COMPANY SECRETARY

BNP PARIBAS SECRETARIAL SERVICES LIMITED
Susan Gledhill and Gemma Metson


10 Harewood Avenue, London, NW1 6AA
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7410 5971 | Fax: +44 (0) 20 7410 4449
Email: susan.gledhill@uk.bnpparibas.com and gemma.metson@uk.bnpparibas.com
Further information is available at www.securities.bnpparibas.com

COMPANY SECRETARY
BNP Paribas Secretarial
Services Limited


BROKER

CENKOS SECURITIES


Key Contact: Tom Scrivens
6.7.8 Tokenhouse Yard London EC2R 7AS
Phone: +44 (0) 131 220 6939 | Fax: +44 (0) 131 220 2051
Email: info@cenkos.com
Further information is available at www.cenkos.com

BROKER
Cenkos Securities


PR AGENCY

LANSONS


Key Contacts: Caroline Cant and Henrietta Guthrie
24a St John Street London EC1M 4AY
Phone: +44 (0)20 7490 8828 | Fax: +44 (0)20 7490 5460
Email: pr@lansons.com
Further information is available at www.lansons.com

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Lansons


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