An update from managers Abby Glennie and Amanda Yeaman

In this podcast we are joined by Abby Glennie and Amanda Yeaman, co-managers of Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income Trust. Here they provide an update on the portfolio's positioning and discuss how the Trust has fared over the last six months. They also explore the outlook for smaller companies and income going forward.

Recorded on 7 May 2021.

Discrete performance (%)

Year ending 31/03/21 31/03/20 31/03/19 31/03/18 31/03/17
Share Price 47.8 (17.2) (3.1) 37.9 15.2
NAV^ 41.0 (13.4) (0.4) 20.2 17.5
Composite Benchmark 65.6 (28.0) (3.1) 2.2 19.7

Total return; NAV to NAV, net income reinvested, GBP. Share price total return is on a mid-to-mid basis. Dividend calculations are to reinvest as at the ex-dividend date. NAV returns based on NAVs with debt valued at fair value.

Source: Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited, Lipper and Morningstar. Past performance is not a guide to future results.


An update from your Manager - July 2020

In this update from investment manager Abby Glennie, she discusses the current environment for smaller companies, the feedback she is hearing from companies within the Trust's portfolio and her thoughts on what the future might hold.

Recorded on Thursday 30th July.


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