Biotech Growth (Ordinary Share) BIOG

Sector Specialist: Biotechnology/Life Sciences

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Estimated NAV (p)

715.00

Share Price (p)

703.50

Total Returns on £1000 over 

Fund / Benchmark Total returns(%)
Biotech Growth (Ordinary Share) Price 280.88%
Biotech Growth (Ordinary Share) NAV 257.42%
FTSE World 58.61%
Total Returns on £1000

Discount / Premium Movement

Discount / Premium Movement

Shares

Share Type Yesterday's
Closing Price
Discount / Premium Diluted NAV Gearing Dividend
Est Last
Ordinary Share 695.0p -2.8% 715.00p 704.00p
18 Dec
108%

Discrete performance % over

Fund / BenchmarkJan '12
Dec '12
Jan '13
Dec '13
Jan '14
Dec '14
Biotech Growth (Ordinary Share) Price63.1750.1155.50
Biotech Growth (Ordinary Share) NAV46.4057.6154.90
FTSE World17.1020.1212.77

Discrete performance over

Discrete Performance

Top 10 Holdings

Amgen Inc 9.20%
Biogen Idec Inc., 9.20%
Celgene Corporation 9.10%
Gilead Sciences Inc 7.70%
Illumina, Inc. 5.50%
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 5.30%
Medivation, Inc. 4.80%
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 4.80%
Vertex Pharmaceuticals 4.50%
Incyte Genomics 3.90%

Sectors weighting

Biotechnology 100.20%
Net Current Assets -0.20%

Regional weighting

North America Region 88.00%
Europe Developed ex-UK 8.00%
Japan 2.00%
UK 2.00%
  • Investment trust info:

  • Sector Sector Specialist: Biotechnology/Life Sciences
  • Launch Date 23 Jun 1997
  • Base Currency GBX
  • Domicile UK
  • Share Price (p) 703.50
  • Share Type Ordinary Share
  • TIDM BIOG
  • ISIN GB0000385517
  • Shares Issued (M) 64
  • Market Capital (£M) 443.26
  • Gross Assets (£M) 491.13
  • Net Assets (£M) 456.16
  • TER (%) 1.30
  • Last AGM 10 Jul 2014
  • Next AGM 10 Jul 2015
  • Last Annual Report Date 27 May 2014
  • Next due Report Date 31 Mar 2015
  • Next due Report Type A/R
  • Objective:

  • To achieve capital appreciation through investment in the worldwide biotechnology industry.
  • Management Group(s):

  • Frostrow Capital LLP
  • OrbiMed Capital LLC
  • Managed by:

  • Geoffrey Hsu Start: 19 May 2005
  • Richard Klemm Start: 19 May 2005
  • Management Contract & Fees:

    Under a new management, administration and company secretarial agreement with Frostrow Capital LLP, Frostrow will receive a periodic fee equal to 0.30% per annum of the market capitalisation of the Company plus a fixed amount equal to GBP 60,000 per annum. The Investment Manager received a fee equal to 0.65% p.a. of the Company's net asset value. The Investment Management Agreement may by terminated by either giving notice of not less than 12 months. A performance fee is calculated quarterly by comparing the cumulative performance of the investment portfolio of the Company with the cumulative performance of the benchmark index since 30-Jun-05. The performance fee amounts to 16.5% of any out-performance of the NAV over the benchmark index, the Investment manager receiving 15% and Manager 1.5% of the outperformance. At each quarterly calculation date any performance fee payable is based on the lower of: (i) the cumulative out-performance of the investment portfolio over the benchmark index as at the quarter end date; and (ii) the cumulative out-performance of the investment portfolio over the benchmark as at the corresponding quarter end date in the previous year. The Contract can be terminated on 12 months' notice.