Pantheon International Plc (PIP) is a FTSE 250 investment trust that invests in a diversified portfolio of private equity assets managed by third party managers across the world. An investment in PIP gives shareholders access to the growing private equity market, effectively making investment opportunities in private companies available to the public.
PIP is one of the longest established private equity funds listed on the London Stock Exchange, and has outperformed the FTSE All-Share and MSCI World since its inception in 1987. PIP’s performance may be affected by changes in exchange rates as well as investment performance.
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Performance as at
30 April 2020
1 Year % 3 Years % P.A. 5 Years % P.A. 10 Years % P.A. Since Inception % P.A. NAV per share* 5.0% 9.1% 12.2% 11.4% 11.5% Ordinary share price* -7.9% 4.5% 8.9% 13.2% 10.9% FTSE All-Share TR -16.7% -2.6% 0.9% 5.0% 7.0% MSCI World (£) TR -3.2% 5.4% 9.1% 10.1% 7.7%
*PIP was launched on 18 September 1987. The figures since inception assume reinvestment of dividends, capital repayments and cash flows from the exercise of warrants.
Bringing global private equity to you
PIP's portfolio is diversified by manager, underlying companies, vintage, region, investment type, and sector, to maximise risk-adjusted returns.
Cost-effective and liquid
PIP’s scale, the direct nature of its investments and high proportion of non-primary investments, reduces costs. PIP gives you liquid access to the private equity market via the publicly traded shares.
As a result of Pantheon’s approach and with the full commitment of the Board, ESG factors are at the core of PIP’s investment philosophy and incorporated into the entire investment process.
PIP is managed by Pantheon, one of the world’s foremost private equity investors. Founded in 1982, with assets under management of $47.1 billion i (as at 30 September 2019), and a team of 99 investment professionals globally, Pantheon is a recognised investment leader with a strong track record of investing in private equity funds over various market cycles in the primary, secondary and co-investment markets.About Pantheon
Long-term value creation is fundamental to private equity
The best private equity managers provide more than just capital alone to their investee businesses. Executive management teams also benefit from the long-term investment horizon, the “hands-on” support to drive operational and strategic change, and access to specialist sector knowledge. Technology disruption and innovation also creates opportunities for private equity. There are many examples of opportunities for value creation in our portfolio; here we highlight some of them.View case studies
Our investment approach
PIP actively manages its portfolio through the careful selection and purchase of high quality private equity assets in a diversified and balanced portfolio. Exposure is balanced across different investment stages and vintages by investing in carefully selected funds operating in different regions of the world.
Our strategy & business model
By investing in a diversified portfolio of private equity funds and directly in private companies.Find out more
We have a rigorous and detailed approach to selecting our private equity managers and assessing deals.Find out more
PIP's global, diversified portfolio gives exposure to many high quality managers, sectors and companies.Find out more