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Objective of Aberdeen Asian Smaller Companies Investment Trust Plc: The objective of the Company is to provide a high and growing dividend and capital growth from an investment in a portfolio invested principally in the ordinary shares of smaller UK companies and UK fixed income securities.
About Aberdeen Asset Management Plc: Aberdeen Asset Management Plc is a global investment management group that manages assets for both institutional and retail clients from offices around the world. The company operates independently and only manages assets for third parties, allowing it to focus solely on their needs without conflicts of interest. Its clients access investment expertise across the three asset classes including equities, fixed income and property. The company was founded on July 1, 1983 and is headquartered in Aberdeen, UK.