Polar Capital Funds PLC - Polar Capital Healthcare Opportunities Fund I Inc GBP

Polar Capital Funds PLC - Polar Capital Healthcare Opportunities Fund I Inc GBP
Polar Capital LLP
Open Ended Investment Company
1.16 %
Risk Rating
3 Year Sharpe
3 Year Alpha
0 %
MSCI World/Health Care NR USD
The investment objective of the Fund is to preserve capital and achieve long term capital appreciation. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing in a globally diversified portfolio of healthcare companies.
Holding %
Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 5.35 %
Merck & Co Inc 4.86 %
IQVIA Holdings Inc 4.32 %
AstraZeneca PLC 4.15 %
Danaher Corp 4.08 %
Abbott Laboratories 3.82 %
Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc 3.73 %
Hill-Rom Holdings Inc 3.36 %
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd 3.12 %
Laboratory Corp of America Holdings 3.10 %
Region %
United States 71.44 %
United Kingdom 10.95 %
Europe - ex Euro 7.63 %
Sector %
Healthcare 95.29 %
Polar Capital LLP
SW1E 5JD, London, United Kingdom
Legal Structure
Open Ended Investment Company


Daniel Mahony
Joined 12/03/2007

Daniel joined Polar Capital to set up the healthcare team in 2007. He has 23 years of industry experience, comprising more than 16 years’ investment experience in the healthcare sector, with over seven years as a Portfolio Manager and nine years as a sell-side analyst. Prior to joining Polar Capital, he was head of the European healthcare research team at Morgan Stanley, covering the European biotechnology, medical technology and healthcare services sectors. He also previously worked in New York for ING Barings Furman Selz following the US biotechnology sector. Before working in the investment field, Daniel worked as a research scientist for seven years with the majority of his time at Schering Plough Corporation in California. Daniel received his PhD from Cambridge University in 1995 and a first class honours degree in biochemistry from Oxford University in 1991.

Gareth Powell
Joined 12/03/2007

- Gareth joined Polar Capital in 2007 to set up the healthcare team. Prior to Polar Capital, Gareth worked at Framlington, where he began his career in investment management in 1999. Soon afterwards, he began managing the Framlington Health Fund and in 2002 he helped launch the Framlington Biotech Fund, which he managed from 2004 until his departure. Gareth studied biochemistry at Oxford, during which time he worked at Yamanouchi, a leading Japanese pharmaceutical company (later to become Astellas), as well as various academic laboratories including the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, the Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research and Oxford Business School. He is a CFA charterholder.

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