AS SICAV I - World Smaller Companies A Acc USD

Ranked 6 out of 35 in - Global Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Stephen Docherty

Global equities expert Stephen Docherty focuses on fundamental analysis, with an emphasis on balance sheet strength when stocking his portfolio. He also looks for low debt to equity ratios and high return on equity. He currently takes responsibility for the Aberdeen World Equity fund and a number of global mandates. A graduate of Aberdeen University, Docherty holds an honours degree in Mathematics and Statistics. He previously worked in the department of actuarial services in the Life Division of Abbey National plc. In 1994 he joined Aberdeen Asset Management and was appointed head of global equities. When not managing money, Docherty enjoys a good round of golf.


The Fund's investment objective is long-term total return to be achieved by investing at least two-thirds of the Fund's assets in equities and equity-related securities of worldwide Smaller Companies and/or of worldwide holding companies that have the preponderance of their assets in Smaller Companies. For the purpose of this Fund, Smaller Companies are defined as companies with a market capitalization in the Base Currency of the Fund, as at the date of investment, of under US$5 billion. The Fund is a global fund insofar as its investments are not confined to or concentrated in any particular geographic region or market.

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Global Small & Medium Companies over : 31/03/2018 - 31/03/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 10.2%
2018 -3.7% -3.6% 4.4% 4.5% -8.5%
2017 21.0% 5.9% 3.2% 4.0% 6.5%
2016 25.5% 5.5% 9.3% 8.2% 0.5%
2015 3.0% 6.6% -2.6% -8.4% 8.3%
2014 7.6% 1.1% 2.9% -0.1% 3.6%
2013 6.2% 13.8% -3.8% -2.5% -0.5%
2012 5.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
USD Cash 9.78%
Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste SAB de CV ORD 3.48%
Kerry Logistics Network Ltd ORD 2.77%
Tecan Group AG ORD 2.54%
Raffles Medical Group Ltd ORD 2.53%
Odontoprev SA ORD 2.45%
AVEVA Group PLC ORD 2.40%
Paylocity Holding Corp ORD 2.36%
Globus Medical Inc ORD 2.29%
Auckland International Airport Ltd ORD 2.24%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Belgium
  2. Denmark
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Hong Kong
  6. Iceland
  7. Italy
  8. Jersey
  9. Korea
  10. Luxembourg
  11. Netherlands
  12. Norway
  13. Singapore
  14. South Africa
  15. Sweden
  16. Switzerland
  17. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date22/08/2012
  • Share Class size17Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0728928796

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,500
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment1.50%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).