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Company Overview of Edinburgh Dragon Trust plc

Company Overview

Edinburgh Dragon Trust Plc is closed ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited. It is co-managed by Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited. The fund invests in public equity markets of the Asia Pacific region, excluding Japan and Australasia. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund primarily invests in value stocks of large cap companies. It employs fundamental analysis with both bottom-up and top-down stock selection approaches, focusing on such factors as management, business focus, balance sheet, corporate governance, key financial ratios, the market, the peer group, and business prospects to create its...

4th Floor

Union Plaza

1 Union Wynd

Aberdeen,  AB10 1DQ

United Kingdom

Founded in 1987


44 1224 631 999


44 1224 647 010

Key Executives for Edinburgh Dragon Trust plc

Managing Director of Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited
Age: 58
Investment Director
Age: 48
Senior Investment Manager of Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited
Age: 45
Senior Investment Manager
Investment Director of Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Edinburgh Dragon Trust plc Key Developments

Edinburgh Dragon Trust plc Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended February 29, 2016

Edinburgh Dragon Trust plc reported unaudited earnings results for the six months ended February 29, 2016. For the period, the company has posted net return before finance costs and taxation of £847,000 against net loss before finance costs and taxation of £2,551,000 a year ago. Return on ordinary activities before taxation was negative at £511,000 against 2,551,000 a year ago. Return on ordinary activities after taxation was negative at £742,000 or 0.38 pence basic per share against £2,551,000 or 1.32 pence basic per share a year ago. Net cash flow from operating activities was £1,792,000 against £640,000 a year ago. Purchases of investments were £40,533,000 against £44,845,000 a year ago.

Edinburgh Dragon Trust plc Appoints Charlie Ricketts as an Independent Non-Executive Director

The Board of Edinburgh Dragon Trust plc announced the appointment of Charlie Ricketts as an independent non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 19 April 2016. Charlie Ricketts has 30 years' experience within the investment funds arena. He was until 2014, the head of investment funds at Cenkos Securities, providing equity capital markets services to the fund management industry and to investment trust companies. He recently founded Crix Capital. Prior to this he was a managing director of UBS Investment Bank and head of investment funds. He began his investment career as an investment director of Johnson Fry and head of marketing and investment product development at Gartmore Investment Management.

Edinburgh Dragon Trust plc Proposes Final Dividend for 2015, Payable on 18 December 2015; Announces Tony Lowrie Will Step Down at the AGM on 15 December 2015

Edinburgh Dragon Trust plc proposed final dividend for 2015 of 3.00 pence per Ordinary share (2014 - 2.20 pence per Ordinary share). The final dividend will be paid on 18 December 2015 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on 20 November 2015. The company announced that Tony Lowrie, who has been a Director of the Company since 2004 and is currently Senior Independent Director, will step down at the AGM on 15 December 2015 after many years of valuable service to the Board.

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