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Witan Investment Trust Plc - Company Capsule
Reference Code: FS0540CC
Published Date: April 2011




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Witan Investment Trust Plc - Company Overview

Witan Investment Trust (WITAN) engages in equity investments. The company offers marketing services to the company
and executive management and marketing services to third-party investment trust clients. The company offers private
investors a portfolio of global equities. The company operates through its subsidiary, Witan Investment Services Limited.
The company's investments are managed by Henderson Global Investors, Henderson Global Investors, Southeastern
Asset Management, MFS International, Wellington Management Company, Thomas White International, Brandes
Investment Partners, Comgest and Orbis Investment Management. The company has its operations in Asia, Africa,
Europe and the UK regions. The company is headquartered in London, UK.


Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of GBP29.2 million during the fiscal year ended 2009. The company's revenue declined at
a compounded rate of 4.2% during the period 2007-2009 with a year on year decline of 1.2% over fiscal year 2008. During
the fiscal year 2009, its operating margin was 48.9% as against the operating margin of 67.9% in fiscal year 2008. During
the fiscal year 2009, the company registered a net margin of 717.6% as against the net margin of -943.9% in the fiscal
year 2008.




Witan Investment Trust Plc - Key Facts

Witan Investment Trust Plc, Key Facts

                                  4 Broadgate, London, , EC2M
                                                                    Ticker Symbol, Stock       WTAN (London Stock Exchange
Corporate Address:                2DA, United Kingdom                                          (LON))
                                                                    Exchange



Telephone                          + 44 20 76385757                 No. of Employees           06



Fax                                + 44 20 72279771                 Financial Year End         December



URL                               www.witan.com                     Revenue (in GBP Million)   29.20



Industry                          Financial Services                Revenue (in USD Million)   45.61



Locations                         United Kingdom

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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Witan Investment Trust Plc - Major Products and Services

Witan Investment Trust (WITAN) is a British investment trust dedicated to equity investments. The company’s Key
products and services include the following:

Witan Investment Trust Plc, Major Products and Services
Services:

Management services

Investment advisory services

Related services
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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Witan Investment Trust Plc - Key Competitors

The following companies are the major competitors of Witan Investment Trust Plc:

The Bankers Investment Trust PLC

Charter European Trust

Murray Income Trust PLC

Edinburgh Investment Trust plc

Edinburgh US Tracker Trust

Investors Capital Trust PLC

Merchants Trust plc

Merrill Lynch Greater Europe Investment Trust




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Witan Investment Trust Plc - Key Employees


Witan Investment Trust Plc, Key Employees


          Name                             Job Title                      Board Level     Since   Age


Andrew Bell                Chief Executive Officer, Director        Executive Board       2010    54


Andrew Bruce               Director                                 Non Executive Board   2002


Anthony Watson             Senior Independent Director              Non Executive Board   2008    65


Catherine Claydon          Director                                 Non Executive Board   2009


H M Henderson              Chairman                                 Non Executive Board   2003


James Bevan                Director                                 Non Executive Board   2007


Robert Boyle               Director                                 Non Executive Board   2007    61


Rory McGrath               Director                                 Non Executive Board   1996

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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Witan Investment Trust Plc - Locations and Subsidiaries

Head Office

Witan Investment Trust Plc
4 Broadgate
London
Zip: EC2M 2DA
United Kingdom
Tel: + 44 20 76385757
Fax: + 44 20 72279771



Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Witan Investment Trust Plc, Subsidiaries

Witan Investment Services Limited
United Kingdom


Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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Witan Investment Trust Plc - Financial Ratios

Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios


Witan Investment Trust Plc, Ratios based on current share price

                                                Key Ratios                                                            10-Sep-2010
P/E (Price/Earnings) Ratio                                                                                               4.57
EV/EBITDA (Enterprise Value/Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization)                              4.46
Enterprise Value/Sales                                                                                                   32.24
Enterprise Value/Operating Profit                                                                                        65.94
Enterprise Value/Total Assets                                                                                            0.83
Dividend Yield                                                                        
								
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