19 November 2021
For immediate release
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Pantheon International Plc
("PIP" or the "Company")
Performance Update at 31 October 2021
Performance Update at 31 October 2021
3,943.2p NAV per share
-0.4% NAV per share movement for the month
£2.1bn Net asset value
£18.6m Net portfolio cash flow*
4.0x Financing cover**
+84% Total shareholder return (5Y)***
PIP's 1 for 10 share split took effect from 1 November 2021 and this will be reflected in the next reported NAV.
Month to 31 October 2021
PIP announced an unaudited net asset value ("NAV") per share as at 31 October 2021 of 3,943.2p, a decrease of 16.9p (-0.4%) from the NAV per share as at 30 September 2021.
In the month to 31 October 2021, valuation gains* added +41.7p (+1.1%), investment income* added +4.0p (+0.1%), foreign exchange movements* were -58.7p (-1.5%), share buybacks added +1.0p (+0.0%) and expenses and taxes**** were -4.9p (-0.1%).
PIP's valuation policy for private equity funds is based on the latest valuations reported by the managers of the funds in which PIP has holdings. In the case of PIP's valuation as at 31 October 2021, 98% of reported valuations are dated 30 June 2021 or later, and 2% are dated 31 March 2021.
At 31 October 2021, PIP's private equity assets stood at £1,965m, whilst net available cash balances^ were £214m. The Asset Linked Note^^ ("ALN") outstanding as at 31 October 2021 amounted to £50m. Undrawn commitments to investments stood at £621m as at 31 October 2021, calculated using exchange rates at that date. PIP's multi-currency revolving credit facilities comprise a US$269.8m facility and a €101.6m facility, which remained undrawn as at the month end.
*Figures are stated net of movements associated with the ALN share of the reference portfolio.
**Ratio of net available cash, portfolio value and undrawn loan facility to outstanding commitments.
***Based on the change in the ordinary share price over the period.
****Withholding taxes on investment distributions.
^Net available cash calculated as cash and net current assets / (liabilities) less undistributed net cashflows associated with the ALN.
^^Unlisted 10-year note issued on 31 October 2017 whose cost and repayments are linked to a reference portfolio consisting of the Company's older vintage funds.
PIP committed £42.4m during the month to five co-investments (£25.6m), two secondaries (£10.4m) and one primary (£6.4m). This included:
· A £6.4m primary commitment to Balderton Capital Fund VIII, a European venture capital fund.
· A £6.4m secondary investment in a healthcare-focused North American large buyout fund.
· A £6.0m co-investment alongside Wellspring Capital Management in RAYUS Radiology (formerly Center for Diagnostic Imaging), a US-based provider of advanced diagnostic imaging and radiology services.
PIP invested £1.6m in share buybacks during the period, acquiring 55,000 shares at a weighted average price of 2,948.4p per share. This price represented a discount of 24% to the prevailing NAV per share at the time of the transaction.
Performance as at 31 October 2021^^^
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^^^PIP was launched on 18 September 1987. The performance figures for PIP assume reinvestment of dividends, capital.
The October monthly newsletter can be accessed on PIP's website at www.piplc.com in the Investor Relations section under the heading "Newsletters".
This announcement contains inside information.
For more information please visit PIP's website at www.piplc.com or contact:
Helen Steers / Vicki Bradley
020 3356 1800
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PIP is a listed FTSE 250 private equity investment trust, overseen by an independent Board of Directors and managed by Pantheon, one of the leading private equity investment managers globally. PIP offers investors a liquid, differentiated entry point to the excellent growth potential of global private equity, with access to the primary, secondary and co-investment opportunities of some of the best managers in the world. The Company has a track record of outperformance and manages risk through diversification and rigorous selection based on Pantheon's extensive experience and international platform.
PIP is managed and advised by Pantheon, a leading global private equity, infrastructure & real assets and private debt investor with more than 35 years' experience sourcing and executing private market investment opportunities on behalf of clients. Pantheon has $77.1 billion in AUM^^ (as at 30 June 2021) and employs approximately 385 staff including more than 115 investment professionals across offices in London, San Francisco, New York, Hong Kong, Seoul, Bogotá, Tokyo, Dublin and Berlin.
^^This figure includes assets subject to discretionary or non-discretionary management, advice or those limited to a reporting function.
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Sir Laurie Magnus
Chairman, Pantheon International Plc
Beaufort House, 51 New North Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4EP