Who we are
The Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies Trust plc (“Scottish Oriental” or the “Company”) is an investment company listed on the London Stock Exchange. Its investment objective is to grow your money in the long term by investing mainly in smaller Asian listed companies. Asian companies are defined as those that are legally formed (or incorporated) in Asia, traded on Asian stock exchanges, or have the majority of their sales generated in Asia. Smaller companies are those which are valued at below US$5,000m, or the equivalent, at the time of first investment. For investment purposes, the investment region includes Australasia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Countries in other parts of Asia may be considered with approval of the Board.
The investment of the Company’s assets is managed by FSSA Investment Managers, an investment team within First Sentier Investors (UK) Funds Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
The Company is incorporated in Scotland with registered no. SC156108 and is registered as an investment company under section 833 of the Companies Act.