Launched in 1990, Aberforth Smaller Companies Tst Plc. is an investment trust and one of the largest given the investments it has made in smaller companies. The trust’s primary goal is to achieve more net asset value total return than the Numis Smaller Companies Index.
The trust mostly invests in small-cap companies within the Numis Smaller Companies index with market caps of not more than £1.2 billion. The trust has invested in more than 80 individual companies, thus providing investors with exposure to diversified industries.
The firm’s investment approach involves pursuing investments involving regular contracts with the management as well as existing investments. Rigorous financial analysis is always carried out prior to investing in any small-cap companies with the goal of investing only in companies with attractive value.
Aberforth Smaller Companies Tst Plc. has its stock listed on the London Stock Exchange. The investment trust is also a component of the FTSE 250 index.