The Global Smaller Companies Trust PLC

Annual General Meeting

The Company is holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 30 July 2020. Due to current restrictions and social distancing measures this year’s AGM is restricted to the formal business of the meeting and will only be attended by the minimum number of members sufficient to form a quorum.

More information:

Lead Manager’s Presentation

Peter Ewins’ presentation focuses on the performance of the trust in 2019/20, the impact of COVID-19 on the markets, and how he and the investment team have been re-positioning the portfolio in the early part of the new financial year. Watch the video.

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For more information, download the full presentation.

Peter Ewins
Joint Lead Fund Manager
Let’s talk about risk

Past performance should not be seen as an indication of future performance. The value of investments and income derived from them can go down as well as up as a result of market or currency movements and investors may not get back the original amount invested.

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Views and opinions have been arrived at by CT and should not be considered to be a recommendation or solicitation to buy or sell any companies that may be mentioned.

Frequently Asked Questions

How did The Global Smaller Companies Trust perform in 2019/2020?
Which parts of the portfolio did well in 2019/20 and which not so well?
Why has the discount gone up and what are you doing about it?
The dividend was increased for the 50th consecutive year – can this record be sustained in the future?
What impact on the portfolio has COVID-19 had and what changes have been made to strategy?
What changes have been made to geographic allocations?
Why are most of the top holdings of the Company’s portfolio other funds?
How do you define a smaller company?
How has the portfolio performed in the new financial year to date?
What is the outlook for the coming period?