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Company Overview of Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC

Company Overview

Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Baillie Gifford & Co Ltd. The fund is co-managed by Baillie Gifford & Co. It invests in the public equity markets of the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan) and of the Indian Sub-continent. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies across diversified sectors. It primarily invests in growth stocks of companies across all market capitalizations. The fund focuses on securities which can grow their earnings and cash flows faster than the average while creating its portfolio. It is actively managed. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the MSCI All Country Far East ex ...

Calton Square

1 Greenside Row

Edinburgh,  EH1 3AN

United Kingdom

Founded in 1989

Key Executives for Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC

Fund Manager
Age: 31
Fund Manager
Age: 34
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC Key Developments

Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC Recommends Final Dividend for the Year Ended 31 July 2014, Payable on 5 November 2014; Announces Unaudited Earnings Results for the Year Ended July 31, 2014

Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC recommended final dividend of 1.40 pence (2013 - 1.50 pence) per ordinary share for the year ended 31 July 2014 will be paid on 5 November 2014 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on 10 October 2014. The ex-dividend date is 9 October 2014. The Company's Registrar offers a Dividend Reinvestment Plan and the final date for elections for this dividend is 15 October 2014. The company announced unaudited earnings results for the year ended July 31, 2014. For the year, the company's net return before finance costs and taxation was GBP 14,514,000 compared to GBP 8,585,000 for the same period a year ago. Net return on ordinary activities before taxation was GBP 14,508,000 compared to GBP 8,585,000 for the same period a year ago. Net return on ordinary activities after taxation was GBP 14,354,000 compared to GBP 8,420,000 for the same period a year ago. Net return per ordinary share was 19.72 pence compared to 11.28 pence a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was GBP 889,000 compared to GBP 1,218,000 for the same period a year ago. Net debt as on July 31, 2014 was GBP 2,872,000. Net asset value per ordinary share was 200.95 pence compared to 182.01 pence a year ago.

Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC, Annual General Meeting, Oct 30, 2014

Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC, Annual General Meeting, Oct 30, 2014., at 15:30 GMT Standard Time. Location: The offices of Baillie Gifford & Co.

Pacific Horizon Investment Trust plc Appoints Ewan Markson-Brown as Portfolio Manager

Pacific Horizon Investment Trust plc announced that it has appointed Ewan Markson-Brown as portfolio manager with immediate effect. Roderick Snell will continue to be the deputy and Mike Gush will continue to provide input as a member of the Emerging Markets Department, which covers Asian equities. Ewan Markson-Brown joined Baillie Gifford in September 2013 where he has specific responsibility for covering the Korean and ASEAN markets. Prior to joining Baillie Gifford he had been a Senior Vice President, Emerging Market Equities, at PIMCO Europe and prior to that a portfolio manager covering Asian equities at Newton Investment Management. In total he has 14 years' investment experience.

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