Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc (“ASCOT”)

The Net Asset Values (“NAVs”) per Ordinary Share for the above company as at the close of business on 30 April 2021 were:-

Excluding current year Revenue = 1,612.55p

Including ALL Revenue = 1,620.21p

ASCOT has bank debt facilities available to allow gearing of up to 9.7% of Shareholders’ Funds.  Current gearing is 5.0%.  There are currently 88,723,066 Ordinary Shares of 1p in issue.


Michael Campbell
For and on behalf of Aberforth Partners LLP, Secretaries
Telephone: 0131 220 0733

4 May 2021

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