- BB Healthcare Trust reported ex-income net asset value increased 17.5% to 115.39p for the period from 7 October 2016 to 30 November 2017.

An interim dividend of 1.75p was paid out, making the total return attributable to the portfolio manager 19.3% over the period, representing an outperformance of 4.9% versus the fund's benchmark, the MSCI World Healthcare Total Return Index in GBP.

The company's share price increased from 100p to 118.75p by the period end. The rise in the share price and the interim dividend payout, represented a total return for shareholders of 20.5%, which was in excess of the benchmark return of 6.10%.

'BB Healthcare Trust raised £150m in its initial offer. The company's shares commenced trading on the London Stock Exchange on 2 December 2016 and the company has grown steadily since, through a combination of solid investment returns and further capital issuance,' BB Healthcare said in a statement.

At 9:19am: [LON:BBH] Bb Healthcare Trust Plc Red Ord 1p share price was +1.5p at 108.5p

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