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.
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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.
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 celebrated his five year tenure last year with strong performance versus the benchmark, outperforming the NBI on both a NAV and share price basis over a five year period.
|1 M||1 Yr||3 Yrs||5 Yrs|
|NAV per share (cum, adjusted for dividends)*||-0.9%||19.9%||23.3%||50.2%|
|Share Price (Total Return)*||-0.6%||14.4%||31.9%||63.9%|
|NBI (Total Return)*||-0.9%||21.1%||30.1%||44.3%|
|FTSE All-Share Index (Total Return)*||3.9%||19.7%||22.5%||44.5%|
*all data as at 30 December 2019.
Past performance is not a guide to future performance. Your Capital is at Risk.
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 2018/19 of 14.0p per share, a 3.7% increase on the previous year’s dividend of 13.5p per share, was paid to all shareholders on 31 January 2019 and 31 August 2019.
International Biotechnology Trust video presentation
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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