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The trust offers investor access to a broadly spread global smaller companies portfolio. The portfolio consists of individual smaller company investments within the US, UK and European markets, and fund holdings targeting smaller companies in Japan, Asia, Latin America and other smaller territories. The dividend of the Company has risen for 48 years in a row, benefiting from a growing income stream from the investment portfolio.
Senior Independent Director:
Independent Non-Executive Director:
David Stileman, Nicholas Bannerman, Graham Oldroyd
Exchange House, Primrose Street, London, United Kingdom