Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies Trust (SST)

Business description

SST's objective is to provide shareholders with long-term capital growth through investment in smaller Asian (excluding Japanese) quoted companies. Its assets are invested in a diversified portfolio of securities, substantially in the form of equities, although other listed investment companies and equity-related securities such as convertible bonds and warrants are permitted.

Stock data

Market cap.£298.9m
Last close965.50p
High / Low (52 weeks)1000.0p / 739.5p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net debt (m)N/A
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamInvestment Companies
SectorInvestment Companies

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Investment summary

Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies Trust (SST) aims to generate long-term capital growth by investing in a portfolio of small-cap Asia ex-Japan equities. Vinay Agarwal is the interim lead fund manager while Wee-Li Hee is on maternity leave; he is assisted by Martin Lau, Scott McNab and the broader First State Stewart Asia team. Stocks are selected on a bottom-up basis, with a view to preserving capital on the downside as well as achieving capital growth. SST has significantly outperformed the peers and the MSCI AC Asia ex-Japan and MSCI AC Asia ex-Japan Small Cap indices over both five and 10 years.

Last updated on 10/11/2016

Key management

James Ferguson, Chairman

Company address

23 St. Andrew Square
Edinburgh
EH2 1BB
United Kingdom
+44 (0)131 473 2200
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