Aberdeen Private Equity Fund (APEF)

Business description

Aberdeen Private Equity Fund Ltd (APEF) is a private equity (PE) fund of funds, diversified by geography, investment type and stage, but with a high weighting to technology and venture capital that has helped it to achieve strong NAV and share price performance over the past year. A cash buffer of c 15% is held to meet commitments without having to liquidate portfolio holdings. The investment process focuses on detailed due diligence to ensure robustness of underlying manager selection. The discount to NAV has been stable at c 20-25% over the past year, but there is scope for it to narrow to a level more in line with peers.

Stock data

Market cap.£130.7m
Last close119.75p
High / Low (52 weeks)120.5p / 86.0p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net debt (m)N/A
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamInvestment Companies
SectorInvestment Companies

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Company news

The Insider Buying: Aberdeen Private Equity Fund Ltd (APEF) Insider Buys £114 ...

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:41:15 GMT

The Philip Hebson Acquires 3000 Shares of Aberdeen Private Equity Fund Ltd ...

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:56:15 GMT

The Philip Hebson Buys 95 Shares of Aberdeen Private Equity Fund Ltd (APEF) Stock

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:48:45 GMT

Aberdeen Private Equity Fund Ltd (APEF) to Issue Dividend of GBX 2 on March 17th

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:15:00 GMT

Philip Hebson Acquires 3000 Shares of Aberdeen Private Equity Fund Ltd (APEF ...

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 05:26:15 GMT

Investment summary

Aberdeen Private Equity Fund (APEF) provides access to a globally diversified portfolio of private equity funds and co-investments with a bias towards the US and technology. Recent changes to the manager’s corporate structure have not specifically affected the fund but have brought direct investment and Asian expertise in-house. Share price performance ytd has been flat, while NAV gains have widened the discount. As the cycle matures there may be scope for it to narrow again, realisations may be the catalyst.

Last updated on 16/11/2015

Company address

Bow Bells House
1 Bread Street
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7463 6000
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