Scottish Oriental Smaller Cos (Ordinary Share) SST

Asia Pacific - Excluding Japan

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Estimated NAV (p)


Share Price (p)


Total Returns on £1000 over 

Fund / Benchmark Total returns(%)
Scottish Oriental Smaller Cos (Ordinary Share) Price 62.62%
Scottish Oriental Smaller Cos (Ordinary Share) NAV 59.30%
MSCI AC Asia Pac ex Jap 28.15%
Total Returns on £1000

Discount / Premium Movement

Discount / Premium Movement


Share Type Yesterday's
Closing Price
Discount / Premium Diluted NAV Gearing Dividend
Est Last
Ordinary Share 813.0p -6.0% 865.00p 859.00p
17 Dec
107% 1.41%

Discrete performance % over

Fund / BenchmarkJan '12
Dec '12
Jan '13
Dec '13
Jan '14
Dec '14
Scottish Oriental Smaller Cos (Ordinary Share) Price44.487.684.53
Scottish Oriental Smaller Cos (Ordinary Share) NAV29.1111.6110.55
MSCI AC Asia Pac ex Jap23.301.911.99

Discrete performance over

Discrete Performance

Top 10 Holdings

Marico Ltd. 3.98%
Amorepacific Corp 3.07%
CMC Ltd. 3.07%
Towngas China Co. Ltd. 2.96%
Taiwan Familymart Co 2.84%
M1 Ltd. 2.73%
Tata Global Beverages Ltd. 2.73%
Raffles Medical 2.62%
Minth Group 2.50%
Chroma Ate Inc. 2.50%

Sectors weighting

Consumer Staples 18.20%
Consumer Discretionary 17.90%
General Industrials 13.80%
Finance - General 12.00%
Net Current Assets 11.90%
Technology 9.10%
Materials 7.90%
Healthcare 6.40%
Telecommunications 3.70%
Utilities 3.60%
Energy 2.60%
Debt - General -7.10%

Regional weighting

Other Countries 35.00%
Singapore 16.00%
China 14.00%
Cash/Cash Equiv. 12.00%
Taiwan 12.00%
Hong Kong 8.00%
South Korea 4.00%
  • Investment trust info:

  • Sector Asia Pacific - Excluding Japan
  • Launch Date 29 Mar 1995
  • Base Currency GBX
  • Domicile UK
  • Share Price (p) N/A
  • Share Type Ordinary Share
  • ISIN GB0007836132
  • Shares Issued (M) 32
  • Market Capital (£M) 257.26
  • Gross Assets (£M) 293.81
  • Net Assets (£M) 273.81
  • TER (%) 1.04
  • Historic Dividend Yield (%) 1.41
  • Last AGM 12 Dec 2013
  • Next AGM 19 Feb 2015
  • Last Annual Report Date 28 Nov 2013
  • Next due Report Date  
  • Next due Report Type I/R
  • Objective:

  • To achieve long-term capital growth through mainly smaller Asian, ex Japan & Australasia quoted companies with a market capitalisation less than USD1,500m.
  • Management Group(s):

  • First State Investment Management (UK) Ltd
  • Managed by:

  • Angus Tulloch Start: 29 Mar 1995
  • Wee-Li Hee Start: 01 Jul 2014
  • Management Contract & Fees:

    Management agreement with First State Investments terminable on one years notice. Management fee includes a base fee and a performance fee. The base fee should be 0.75% per annum of its net assets payable quarterly in arrears. In addition an annual performance fee may be payable to the Investment Manager. These fees are capped, in aggregate, at an amount not exceeding or equal to 5% of the lower of 1) the gross asset value of the Company and 2) its market capitalisation, in each case at the relevant 31-Aug year end. The performance fee is based on the Company's Share Price Total Return (SPTR), taking the change in share price and dividend together, over a three year period. If the Company's SPTR exceeds the SPTR of the Company's benchmark index (the MSCI AC Asia ex Japan Index) over the three years' period plus 10% points then a performance fee is payable to the Investment Manager. The objective of the performance fee is to give the Investment Manager 10% of the additional value generated for shareholders by such outperformance.