StockMarketWire.com - HgCapital Trust has reported that its Net Asset Value as at 31 December 2015 was GBP14.20, compared to GBP12.78 a year earlier and representing a total return of 14.1%.

The Company's share price at the end of the year was GBP11.15, an increase of 8.6% on a total return basis.

Other financial highlights include:

- 20-year annualised share price total return of 13.9% p.a. vs. 6.7% p.a. from the FTSE All-Share Index.

- Proposed final dividend for the year of 40 pence per share, subject to shareholder approval.

- Revenue growth of 10% and EBITDA growth of 12% across the top 20 buyout investments (87% of the portfolio value).

- EV to EBITDA multiple of 14.5x and debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.6x for the top 20 buyout investments.

- GBP65 million deployed on behalf of the Trust (including GBP10 million of co-investment) and GBP64 million of cash returned to the Trust.

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