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Company Overview of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Plc

Company Overview

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Plc is an equity mutual fund launched and managed by Aberforth Partners LLP. The fund invests in public equity markets of the United Kingdom. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund primarily invests in value stocks of small cap companies that are or that would be constituents of the Numis Smaller Companies Index. It employs fundamental analysis with both bottom-up and top-down stock picking approaches to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Numis Smaller Companies Index (Excluding Investment Companies). Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Plc was formed on Decem...

14 Melville Street

Edinburgh,  EH3 7NS

United Kingdom

Founded in 1990

Key Executives for Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Plc

Founding Partner and Investment Manager
Age: 50
Investment Manager of Aberforth Partners Llp
Age: 43
Investment Manager of Aberforth Partners Llp
Investment Manager of Aberforth Partners Llp
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Plc Key Developments

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Plc Reports Audited Earnings Results for the Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Announces Final Dividend for the Year 2014 Payable on March 5, 2015

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Plc reported audited earnings results for the full year ended December 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported loss on ordinary activities before tax and loss attributable to equity shareholders of £7,587,000 or 7.95 pence per share against profit on ordinary activities before tax and profit attributable to equity shareholders of £394,311,000 or 412.72 pence per share a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £21,065,000 compared to £21,827,000 a year ago. The company announced final dividend increased by 5.3% to 17.00 pence per ordinary share for the year 2014. The final dividend, subject to Shareholder approval at the 2015 Annual General Meeting, will be paid on 5 March 2015 to Shareholders on the register as at the close of business on 13 February 2015. The ex dividend date is 12 February 2015.

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Plc to Report Fiscal Year 2014 Results on Jan 30, 2015

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Plc announced that they will report fiscal year 2014 results on Jan 30, 2015

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Announces Executive Changes

The Board of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc reported that Professor Paul Marsh will retire from the Board as Chairman and as a Director of the company on 17 October 2014. From that date, Paul Trickett will succeed Professor Marsh as Chairman of the company and will also cease to be a member of the Audit Committee.

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