Polar Capital Global Healthcare
Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust plc ("the Company")
Legal Entity Identifier: 549300YV7J2TWLE7PV84
27 November 2020
Results of Audit Tender Process
The Company announces that following a competitive tender process under the supervision of the Audit Committee, the Board has decided to retain the services of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the external auditor to both the Company and the Company's subsidiary, PCGH ZDP Plc.
The tender process has been carried out in compliance with the Competition and Markets Authority regulations, applicable EU requirements and Financial Reporting Council guidance.
Following the Audit Committee's recommendation, the Board will propose the re-appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as external auditors for the year ending 30 September 2021 at the Company's Annual General Meeting to be held in January 2021. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has been auditor of the Company since launch in 2010.
The Board would like to thank the four audit firms that participated in the audit tender process.
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has confirmed its continued independence and willingness to be re-appointed as external auditor to both the Company and the Company's subsidiary.
For further information, please contact:
Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust plc
Chairman of the Audit Committee
Tracey Lago, FCG
Polar Capital Secretarial Services Ltd
Tele. +44 (0)20 7227 2700