HQL - Tekla Life Sciences Investors

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD

Tekla Life Sciences Investors

100 Federal Street
19th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
United States
617-772-8500
http://www.teklacap.com/hql.html

SectorFinancial Services
IndustryAsset Management
Full Time Employees

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. Daniel R. Omstead M.S, Ph.D.Principal Exec. Officer, Pres and TrusteeN/AN/A1953
Ms. Laura F. Woodward CPAPrincipal Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Sec. and TreasurerN/AN/A1968
Ms. Betty T. ChangAssistant TreasurerN/AN/A1972
Amounts are as of December 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

Tekla Life Sciences Investors is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Tekla Capital Management LLC. The fund invests in public equity markets across the globe. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating in the life sciences sector, including the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, managed healthcare, medical equipment, hospitals, healthcare information technology and services, devices and supplies industries, and in agriculture and environmental management industries. The fund primarily invests in growth stocks of small cap companies. It employs fundamental analysis with a focus on factors such as market position for services or products, experience of business management, technological expertise, and the ability either to generate funds internally to finance growth or to secure outside sources of capital to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the NASDAQ Biotech Index and the S&P 500 Index. It was formerly known as H&Q Life Sciences Investors fund. Tekla Life Sciences Investors was formed on February 20, 1992 and is domiciled in the United States.

Corporate Governance

Tekla Life Sciences Investors’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of N/A is N/A. The pillar scores are Audit: N/A; Board: N/A; Shareholder Rights: N/A; Compensation: N/A.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.