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Polar Capital Global Health Tst PLC
03 November 2022
 

3rd November 2022

 

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust plc (the "Company")

 

Top Ten Equity Holdings and Sector and Geographic Exposure as at 31st  October 2022 and full Portfolio listing as at 30th September 2022 available from company's website

 

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust plc is pleased to announce that as at 31st October 2022 the top ten equity holdings and the sector and geographic breakdown were as follows:

 

Top 10 Holdings         

%

Johnson & Johnson

8.9%

UnitedHealth Group

8.0%

AbbVie

5.7%

AstraZeneca

4.9%

Eli Lilly & Co

4.8%

Humana

3.7%

Boston Scientific Corp

3.6%

Novartis

3.4%

HCA Holdings

3.2%

Cytokinetics

3.1%

Total

49.3%

 

Sector Exposure

%

Pharmaceuticals

31.4%

Biotechnology

25.3%

Managed Healthcare

14.1%

Healthcare Equipment

12.4%

Healthcare Facilities

7.1%

Healthcare Supplies

4.9%

Life Sciences Tools & Services

3.9%

Healthcare Services

1.9%

Healthcare Distributors

1.9%

Metal & Glass Containers

1.8%

Healthcare Technology

1.5%

Cash

-6.3%

Total

100.0%

 

Geographic Exposure

%

United States

70.0%

Denmark

6.6%

Japan

6.5%

Switzerland

6.3%

United Kingdom

6.1%

France

2.7%

Sweden

2.6%

Netherlands

2.3%

Germany

2.1%

Ireland

1.1%

Cash

-6.3%

Total

100.0%

 

 

 

Gearing Ratio as calculated in accordance with the guidelines of the Association of Investment Companies, was 6.5%. Gearing is made up of structural debt provided by the subsidiary company PCGH ZDP plc, through the issue of zero dividend preference (ZDP) shares.

 

The ZDP asset cover as of 31st October 2022 was 11.54x. This ratio is calculated by dividing the Company's net asset value, adjusted to add back the current value of the structural debt, by the final redemption value of the ZDP shares.

 

 

The monthly factsheet will usually be available on the Company's website on the 10th working day after the month end and includes a commentary by the investment manager.  www.Polarcapitalhealthcaretrust.com

 

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