Source - LSE Regulatory
ABERFORTH SMALLER COMPANIES TRUST plc ('ASCoT') Net Asset Values ('NAVs') per Ordinary Share for the above company - calculated using a bid pricing basis for the securities held on the company's portfolio - as at the close of business on 27 March 2008 were:- Excluding Current Year Revenue = 670.40p Including ALL Revenue = 673.79p As at 27 March 2008, ASCoT held 105 investments, the largest of which represented 3.2% of investable assets. The market value of investments was #657.8m and total Shareholders' Funds were #665.2m. Details of the top 50 holdings, the portfolio's sectoral composition and other general information can be found on the Aberforth website at http://www.aberforth.co.uk. ASCoT has bank debt facilities available to allow gearing of up to 12.0% of Shareholders' Funds. Current gearing is 0.0%. The number of Ordinary Shares of 1p currently in issue is 98,719,648. Dividends are paid, semi-annually, to Ordinary Shareholders with the first interim announced each July and paid in September and the second interim announced each January and paid in February. Contact - David Holland (Tel: 0131 220 0733) Aberforth Partners LLP, Secretaries - 28 March 2008 ANNOUNCEMENT ENDS
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