Global Health and Pharmaceuticals Index Trust.


Tracks companies in the FTSE World Index which engage in health, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology activities.

  • Provides you with exposure to companies in health, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology in the FTSE World Index without the risks of individual stock selection.
  • Invest up to £15,240 in an Adult ISA or £4,080 in a Junior ISA tax efficiently.
  • Invest an unlimited amount in a unit trust.
  • Minimum investment: £500 as a lump sum.
  • Regular investments: from £30 a month for a Junior ISA or from £50 a month for unit trusts and an Adult ISA.
  • No initial charge or withdrawal fee. Other charges apply.
  • You can top-up your investment at any time.

Please see below for the risks relating to this fund.

Pricing and charges

  • Selling price (p) 61.82
  • Buying price (p) 61.92
  • Historic yield (%)* 0.50
  • Ongoing Charge (%) 1.15
  • Initial Charge (%) 0.00
  • Performance Fee (%) None
  • *Reflects the net income payments declared over the past 12 months as a percentage of your investment.


Annual fund performance to last quarter (%)



IA Sector

June 16 11.17.7
June 15 24.79.6
June 14 13.48.8
June 13 29.722.2
June 12 7.3-7.3

The graph above shows the cumulative performance of the fund over five years. It takes into account the ongoing charge, and assumes any income after tax is reinvested. The performance figures above are rounded to one decimal place.

The table shows the performance for 12-month periods over the last five years, to the end of the last quarter.

Past performance is not a guide to future performance.

Performance data source: Lipper

Fund allocation

Where the fund invests

Country Allocation

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Top 10 Holdings

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Fund manager

Index Funds - Team Approach

  • The Index Fund Management team comprises 19 fund managers, supported by 2 fund management assistants. Management oversight is provided by the Director of Index Fund Management and the Managing Director, Index Funds.
  • The team has average industry experience of 15 years, of which ten years has been at LGIM, and is focused on achieving the equally important objectives of close tracking and maximising returns.

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  • Please remember the value of an investment and any income from it may fall as well as rise and is not guaranteed. You may get back less than you invest.
  • Although there is no fixed term, you should consider an ISA or unit trust investment to be medium to long term, ideally five years or more.
  • The tax efficiency of ISAs is based on current rules. The current tax situation may not be maintained. The benefit of the tax treatment depends on individual circumstances.
  • The fund may invest overseas. Changes in exchange rates between currencies may cause the value of an investment and the level of any income to rise or fall.
  • Each trust has its own risks detailed in the individual 'Key Investor Information' documents. More general information can be found in ' A guide to investing with us (PDF:812KB) '. Before you decide to invest you must read these documents.

All rights in the FTSE World Index (the “Index”) vest in FTSE International Limited ("FTSE"). “FTSE®” is a trade mark of the London Stock Exchange Group companies and is used by FTSE under licence. The Global Health and Pharmaceuticals Index Trust (the "Fund") has been developed solely by Legal & General. The Index is calculated by FTSE or its agent. FTSE and its licensors are not connected to and do not sponsor, advise, recommend, endorse or promote the Fund and do not accept any liability whatsoever to any person arising out of (a) the use of, reliance on or any error in the Index or (b) investment in or operation of the Fund. FTSE makes no claim, prediction, warranty or representation either as to the results to be obtained from the Fund or the suitability of the Index for the purpose to which it is being put by Legal & General.

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