Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 17,611.00 Offer Price GBX 17,961.00
Mid Price - Day Change GBX +1.00 (0.01%)
Price Date 14 Feb 2019 Crown Rating 2
Shares Class Inc. Yield 3.27 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 02 July 2018 Dividend Frequency Semi-annually
Sector UK Smaller Companies Fund Size 154,927,600.00
Launch Date 20/03/1991 Standard Initial Charge 0.00%
Ongoing cost 0.00% Annual Management Charge 0.75%
ISIN GB00B2N9GS70 Sedol B2N9GS7

Fund Objective

The Fund’s objective is to achieve a total return greater than that of the NSCI (XIC) over the long term by investing in a diversified portfolio of small UK quoted companies.

Fund Managers

Jeremy Hall
Jeremy graduated in History and Management Studies from Glasgow University. He is a Chartered accountant and CFA Charterholder with investment experience across European and UK markets. He worked on the European desks at Scottish Life and Abbey National Asset Managers before joining SVM in January 2004 as a member of the UK team. Between March 2006 and April 2007 Jeremy was a UK equities analyst with stockbroker Teather and Greenwood. Jeremy joined Cartesian Capital Partners in August 2007.
Peter Shaw
Peter joined Aberforth in April 2016 and became a Partner in May 2017. He is responsible for the following sectors - Support Services and Technology Hardware & Equipment.
Chris Watt
Chris joined Aberforth in April 2016 and became a Partner in May 2017. He is responsible for the following sectors - Banks; Industrial Metals & Mining; Industrial Transportation; Mining; and Travel & Leisure.
Richard Newbery
Richard joined Aberforth as a Founding Partner in May 1990. He is responsible for the following sectors - Alternative Energy; Electronic & Electrical Equipment; Food & Beverages; Forestry & Paper; General Industrials; Personal Goods; and Retailers.
Euan Macdonald
Euan joined Aberforth in May 2001 and became a Partner in May 2004. He is responsible for the following sectors - Automobiles & Parts; Industrial Engineering; Insurance; Leisure Goods; Software & Computer Services; Telecommunications; and Utilities.
Alistair Whyte
Alistair joined Aberforth as a Founding Partner in May 1990. He is responsible for the following sectors - Aerospace & Defence; Financial Services; Health Care; Media; Oil & Gas Producers; and Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution.
Keith Muir
Keith joined Aberforth in March 2011 and became a Partner in May 2014. He is responsible for the following sectors - Chemicals; Construction & Materials; Household Goods & Home Construction; and Real Estate.