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Schroder UK Public Private Trust plc


Schroder UK Public Private Trust plc

  • Price (GBX)35.85
  • Today's Change-0.55 / -1.51%
  • Shares traded2.62m
  • 1 Year change+25.79%
  • Beta0.8110
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About the company

Schroder UK Public Private Trust PLC, formerly known as Woodford Patient Capital Trust PLC, is a closed-ended investment company. The Company's principal activity is investment in quoted and unquoted equities of companies incorporated or listed predominantly in the United Kingdom. The Company's investment objective is to achieve long-term capital growth through investing in a portfolio consisting predominantly of the United Kingdom companies, both quoted and unquoted. The Company is focused on investing in mid and large-capitalization listed, mature companies; early-stage companies, which are typically quoted and unquoted companies. The Company's portfolio is diversified across various sectors, which include healthcare, financials, industrials, technology, consumer goods and telecommunication industries. The Company's portfolio manager is Schroder Investment Management Limited.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)-235.63m
  • Net income in GBP-241.36m
  • Incorporated2015
  • Employees0.00
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Management group(s)--
AIC sectorGrowth Capital
Launch date21 Apr 2015
Share typeOrdinary Share
Base currencyGBP


The investment objective is to achieve long-term capital growth through investing in a diversified portfoliowith a focus on UK Companies, both quoted and unquoted. The Company will aim to deliver a return in excess of 10% p.a. over the longer term.

Managed by

Ben Wicks, Tim Creed

Management & contract fees

The fee is payable at a rate of the aggregate of 1% p.a. of market capitalisation up to GBP 600m, and 0.8% over GBP 600m. No performance fee will be payable until 31 December 2022. The agreement may be terminated by the AIFM or Portfolio Manager providing six months written notice.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
BMO Capital Incm Invstmnt Trst PLC-68.24m-70.33m308.17m0.00--1.15-----0.6812-0.6812-0.652.50-0.2148-------22.143.05-23.273.18--84.90--81.31----0.0698105.11-456.26---515.31----2.63
Fidelity Asian Values PLC15.36m-55.25m308.50m0.00--1.16--20.09-0.7478-0.74780.20653.640.0513--5.89---18.455.94-18.656.0184.7570.39-359.82165.89--0.1830.0028.0630.2711.47-328.74----33.56
Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust PLC28.60m24.23m310.43m0.0012.451.12--10.850.29120.29120.34343.250.1096--206.48--9.2912.529.3912.5787.0494.8484.7391.68----0.0014.67889.0014.481,432.0214.29--0.4831
Baillie Gifford China Growth Trust PLC-1.07m-4.22m310.85m0.00--1.46-----0.0681-0.0681-0.01753.67-0.0046-------1.836.54-1.846.60--92.04--84.35----0.0026.30190.56-14.12159.21-17.21--9.46
Lowland Investment Company plc-87.49m-91.04m316.12m0.00--1.13-----3.37-3.37-3.2410.31-0.2287-------23.80-0.3543-25.14-0.3768---39.01---70.15----0.0966---161.59---142.81----7.91
Trian Investors 1 Ltd36.37m35.76m317.18m0.009.111.04--8.720.13180.13180.13491.160.1237--7,274.80--12.15--12.16--99.40--98.30------0.00------25,184.15------
International Biotechnology Trust Plc57.03m53.42m320.38m0.005.641.06--5.621.391.391.487.390.2098--41.07--19.667.2820.417.6395.8288.8793.6883.89----0.059946.07513.59-7.35404.58-7.40----
Aberdeen Emerging Markets Invstmt Co Ltd29.54m26.09m320.61m0.0012.290.9989--10.850.56760.56760.64276.980.0889--59.32--7.859.618.3410.11----88.3189.59--124.930.037520.53-29.99---32.14------
Real Estate Credit Investments Ltd-4.85m-13.49m324.51m0.00--0.9575-----0.0671-0.0671-0.02181.48-0.012-------3.352.61-4.043.32--78.85--51.09----0.1734191.97-137.57---190.58----2.13
Schroder UK Public Private Trust PLC-235.63m-241.36m325.75m0.00--0.789-----0.2656-0.2656-0.25930.4544-0.3626-------37.14---45.24-------------98.040.2059---868.38---940.97------
North American Income Trust PLC-67.44m-74.37m331.97m0.00--0.9338-----0.5197-0.5197-0.47162.49-0.1566-------17.279.66-18.6410.44--91.46--85.88----0.069629.3023.46-10.8132.03-13.50--9.63
RTW Venture Fund Ltd-71.77bn-71.77bn336.90m------------------------------------------------------38.66------
JPMorgan European Investment Trust plc-26.77m-30.13m338.15m0.00--0.5712-----0.1833-0.1833-0.1582.30-0.0589-------6.631.87-6.791.94--69.26--56.47----0.00135.84-2,281.44---1,693.09----7.12
Honeycomb Investment Trust PLC63.72m25.62m338.49m0.0015.760.944513.165.310.60920.60921.5410.160.1104--11.93--4.44--6.11--86.07--40.21----6.610.3417--16.82--10.69------
Baillie Gifford UK Growth Fund PLC3.08m1.14m342.55m0.00295.781.18--111.400.00760.00760.02041.910.0106--16.40--0.39331.380.39561.4051.0279.5837.1471.40----0.0085180.21-2,072.18---14,744.36-----9.12
JPMorgan Elect plc-6.87m-9.33m347.59m0.00--0.3274-----0.0767-0.0767-0.05762.84-0.0194-------2.636.02-2.706.08--93.65--90.70------36.03-142.87---80.27----4.34
Data as of Feb 26 2021. Currency figures normalised to Schroder UK Public Private Trust plc's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

56.58%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 02 Dec 2020111.87m12.31%
City of London Investment Management Co. of 04 Jan 202189.90m9.89%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) of 30 Nov 202088.38m9.73%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 02 Dec 202072.67m8.00%
Momentum Global Investment Management of 16 Dec 202045.89m5.05%
Link Fund Solutions of 14 May 202043.28m4.76%
Citibank (Switzerland) AGas of 02 Dec 202022.09m2.43%
Sarasin & Partners LLPas of 31 Aug 202016.25m1.79%
Legal & General Investment Management of 02 Dec 202013.04m1.44%
Ninety One UK of 02 Dec 202010.76m1.18%
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Data from 30 Jun 2020 - 19 Feb 2021Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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