Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc
Market Purchase by the Company of its own Ordinary Shares
The Board of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc ("ASCoT") hereby gives
notification that, pursuant to the authority granted at the Annual General
Meeting of the Company held on 1 March 2017 to make market purchases of the
Company's own shares, a market purchase of 40,000 Ordinary shares of the
Company was made today, 19 May 2017, at a price of 1289p per share.
Following the purchase and cancellation of the above shares, 94,176,492
Ordinary shares will remain in issue. A total of 201,800 Ordinary shares have
been purchased and cancelled under the above authority.
For further information contact: David Holland, Aberforth Partners LLP,
telephone: 0131 220 0733.
Aberforth Partners LLP, Secretaries - 19 May 2017
Legal Entity Identifier ("LEI"): 213800GZ9WC73A92Q326