Source - PRN
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc (“ASCOT”)
The Net Asset Values (“NAVs”) per Ordinary Share for the above company as at the close of business on 12 October 2017 were:-
Excluding current year Revenue = 1,503.67p
Including ALL Revenue = 1,530.47p
ASCOT has bank debt facilities available to allow gearing of up to 8.7% of Shareholders’ Funds.  Current gearing is 0.0%.  There are currently 93,544,841 Ordinary Shares of 1p in issue.
Contact: 
David Holland
For and on behalf of Aberforth Partners LLP, Secretaries
Telephone: 0131 220 0733
13 October 2017