Source - PRN

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc

(Legal Entity Identifier: 213800GZ9WC73A92Q326)

In accordance with UKLA Listing Rule 15.6.8R, the following table represents Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc’s (ASCoT) investments, as at 31 March 2018, in other UK listed closed-ended investment funds (including REIT’s) which themselves do not have a stated investment policy to invest no more than 15% of their gross assets in other UK listed closed-ended investment funds (including REIT’s):

Security % of ASCOT’s
McKay Securities plc 1.7
Hansteen Holdings plc 0.9
Capital & Regional plc 0.5
Total 3.1

ASCoT does not invest in any securities issued by investment trusts or investment companies with the exception of real estate investment trusts (REIT's) that are eligible to be included in the NSCI (XIC) index.


David Holland

For and on behalf of Aberforth Partners LLP, Secretaries

Telephone: 0131 220 0733

6 April 2018