abrdn UK Smaller Companies Growth Trust (LSE: AUSC)

Currency in GBP

Last close As at 09/06/2023


−0.50 (−0.11%)

Market capitalisation


abrdn UK Smaller Companies Growth Trust aims to achieve long-term capital growth through investment in a diversified portfolio consisting of UK-quoted smaller companies. Performance is measured against the Numis Smaller Companies plus AIM ex-Investment Companies Index (the reference index).

Equity Analyst

Melanie Jenner

Mel Jenner

Director, Investment Trusts

Key Management

  • Abby Glennie

    Fund manager

Share Price Performance

Price Performance
% 1M 3M 12M
Actual 0.6 (2.0) (17.0)
Relative 2.8 2.1 (16.1)
52 week high/low 524.0p/395.0p


abrdn UK Smaller Companies Growth Trust’s (AUSC’s) lead manager is Abby Glennie following the retirement of Harry Nimmo at the end of 2022. She had been the trust’s co-manager since mid-November 2020 and had worked closely with Nimmo since January 2016; Glennie manages the fund with investment director Amanda Yeaman. There is no change to the investment process, which has proved successful over multiple market cycles. Stocks are screened using the proprietary Matrix to highlight which companies fulfil the managers’ strict quality, growth and momentum criteria. They are confident that over the long term, investors will benefit from the high quality attributes of investee companies as they should have a greater ability to deliver against consensus earnings expectations, regardless of economic conditions.


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