Global Life Sciences Fund

By understanding the science and business of health care, the strategy invests in companies addressing unmet medical needs or improving health care efficiencies

ISIN
IE00BFTCP959

NAV
CNH 19.02
As of 2020/08/04

1-Day Change
CNH -0.11 (-0.57%)
As of 2020/08/04

Morningstar Rating

Overview

INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE

The Fund aims to provide capital growth over the long term.

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The Fund invests at least 80% of its assets in shares (also known as equities) selected for their growth potential and with a life sciences orientation. The Fund may invest in companies of any size, in any country.

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ABOUT THIS FUND

  • Looks to invest in companies addressing unmet medical needs or making the health care system more efficient
  • Aims to maintain a balanced portfolio across subsectors (pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, health care services, and medical devices)
  • An experienced team of specialists that seeks to understand the science and the business of health care

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

Andy Acker, CFA

Global Life Sciences | Portfolio Manager

Industry since 1996. Joined Firm in 1999.

Performance

Discrete Performance (%)
As of 2020/06/30
A2 HCNH
 
Quarter End
As of 2020/06/30
Jun-2019 - Jun-2020 Jun-2018 - Jun-2019 Jun-2017 - Jun-2018 Jun-2016 - Jun-2017 Jun-2015 - Jun-2016
14.64% 9.26% 11.71% 16.47% -13.02%
Cumulative Performance (%)
As of 2020/06/30
A2 HCNH (Net)
 
  Cumulative
  1MO 3MO 6MO YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR Since Inception
2014/10/03
A2 HCNH 2.34% 21.45% 4.07% 4.07% 14.64% 39.92% 41.76% 84.00%
ANNUAL FEES & EXPENSES (As of Fiscal Year End, 2019/12/31)
Initial Charge 5.00%
Annual Charge 1.50%
Ongoing Charge
(As of 2019/12/31)
2.39%

Portfolio

Top Holdings (As of 2020/06/30)
% OF FUND
Merck & Co Inc 3.68
Novartis AG (ADR) 3.62
UnitedHealth Group Inc 3.54
AbbVie Inc 3.43
Roche Holding AG 3.02
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 2.95
AstraZeneca PLC 2.93
Abbott Laboratories 2.62
Humana Inc 2.58
Boston Scientific Corp 2.39
Total 30.76
Sector Allocation % OF FUND % OF FUND (As of 2020/06/30)
Health Care 98.83
Cash & Equivalents 1.17
Regional Allocations % OF FUND % OF FUND (As of June 30, 2020)
North America 78.52
Europe 18.33
Japan 1.98
Cash & Equivalents 1.17

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