Worldwide Healthcare Trust PLC is an investment company focused on opportunities in the healthcare industry. Launched in 1995, the investment trust invests with the aim of achieving capital growth as well as generate income for shareholders. Headquartered in London the U.K, the company leverages gearing and derivative transactions for risk management and for enhancing returns.
OrbiMed Capital LLC is the investment company’s portfolio manager. While focusing on opportunities worldwide, the company invests in a diversified portfolio of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. It also pursues related securities tied to the healthcare sector.
Worldwide Healthcare Trust invests about 60% of its portfolio on large healthcare companies and securities, with 20% of the portfolio going to small companies. Five percent of the portfolio may go towards debt instruments as well as convertibles and royalty bonds.
The company has its stock listed on the London Stock Exchange.
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