International Biotechnology Trust Investment Managers
Carl Harald Janson and Ailsa Craig discuss socially
responsible investing, the completion of a sector
mega-merger, and the biotech sector’s current
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.
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.
We issue our monthly newsletter for investors covering
performance and sector developments.
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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.
For further information about the biotechnology sector investment thesis and the Company please refer to our investor presentation.
Please also read the disclaimer contained on the second page of the Investor Presentation.
Five Key Reasons to Invest
- Exposure to both growth and yield, with payment of a 4% dividend per annum, paid bi-annually
- Biotechnology sector has strong fundamentals but is currently undervalued
- Five-year outperformance of benchmark
- Access to both quoted and unquoted biotechnology sectors
- Medical and scientific expertise of Investment Managers
Share price/FTSE All-Share Index performance (%)
Source: Share Price Total Return from Morningstar. FTSE All-Share Total Return from Thomson Datastream. (data rebased to 100 at 31 August 2009)
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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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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
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