You can purchase shares in The Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies Trust plc directly through a stockbroker or financial adviser. Please contact your financial adviser for more information or visit Unbiased which has details of financial advisers, if you don’t already have one .

There are also online brokers that enable investors to trade directly, for a small fee. A list of ways that you can invest, which is not comprehensive nor does it constitute any form of recommendation of any of the people on the list, can be found below.

Useful links


AJ Bell Youinvest

Alliance Trust Savings

Barclays Smart Investor


Charles Stanley Direct

Club Finance

Hargreaves Lansdown


IG Index

Interactive Investor


Saxo Capital Markets





We always recommend that you seek advice from a financial adviser before investing. They will be able to help you to decide if an investment in the Company is suitable for you. First Sentier Investors does not offer investment advice. If you do not have a financial adviser please visit  

Before you invest, please ensure you have downloaded and read the relevant Key Investor Information Document (KIID) in the Documents and Factsheets section. The information is required by law to help you understand the nature and the risks of investing in the Company.

Please remember that past performance is not a guide to future results. The value of your investments and any income from them is not guaranteed and may go down as well as up. You may not get back the full amount invested. 

For any further enquiries please contact us.

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