How to Invest
Key Risks to Consider
All financial investments involve an element of risk. The value of your investment and the income from it may go down as well as up and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.
Past performance or forecasts are is not a reliable indicator or guide to future performance and return on investments may also increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations.
An investment in the shares issued by International Biotechnology Trust plc (“IBT” or the “Trust”) can be viewed as medium-high risk. Your capital may be at risk and you may get back less than the original amount invested. We recommend obtaining independent financial advice on any investment – which neither the Trust nor its advisers are able to provide.
The information on this website is provided for information purposes only and neither the Trust, nor SV Health Managers LLP accept any legal responsibility or liability for the contents thereof. Nothing on this website should be construed as investment advice. You should not act on the basis of any content included on this website without seeking professional advice.
Notwithstanding that the shares are excluded from the scope of the FCA’s restrictions which apply to non-mainstream investment products (“NMPIs”) because they are shares in an investment trust, the Trust is nevertheless only marketed to categories of retail investors to whom such products can be marketed pursuant to the FCA’s NMPI rules.
Neither the Trust, nor SV Health Managers LLP, have considered the suitability of this investment against your individual needs and risk tolerance. You need to make your own decision as to whether an investment in the Trust is suitable for you. You should read carefully and in detail the Key Information Document, Investor Disclosure Document and the Annual and Interim Reports which are available on the website. These materials provide more information about the risk profile of the investment.
There are a number of investment platforms where the the Trust shares are listed. A list of some of them can be found below. This list is provided for your information only and does not constitute any form of recommendation.
If you are a private investor and wish to invest in IBT, you may do this in several ways:
Via a broker Instruct your professional adviser or broker to buy the shares on your behalf. The Company’s shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange (Ordinary shares: ISIN: GB0004559349; EPIC Code: IBT). IBT’s ticker is IBT LN (Bloomberg), IBT.L (Reuters) and the SEDOL is 0455934 GB.
Directly via the registrar Equiniti, IBT’s registrar, offers a number of ways of investing in IBT and other shares. You can either telephone them to discuss how you might invest - Equiniti Shareholder Helpline: 0371 384 2624 lines are open 8.30am to 5.30pm (UK time), Monday to Friday, excluding English public holidays. Alternatively, go to the Products section of the Equiniti website – www.shareview.co.uk, which describes the different investment methods.