Aberforth Geared Income is a split capital investment trust which has two classes of share – Ordinary Shares and Zero Dividend Preference (ZDP) Shares – both of which are traded on the London Stock Exchange. The Trust has a planned winding up date of 30 June 2017. Aberforth Geared Income’s investment objective is to provide Ordinary Shareholders with a high level of income, together with the potential for income and capital growth, and to provide ZDP Shareholders with a pre-determined final capital entitlement on the planned winding up date of 30 June 2017. Aberforth Geared Income invests in a diversified portfolio of small UK quoted companies. Small UK quoted companies are those having a market capitalisation, at the time of purchase, equal to or lower than the largest company in the bottom 10 per cent. of the London Stock Exchange’s main market for listed securities by market capitalisation or companies in the Numis Smaller Companies Index (Excluding Investment Companies).
The company has been wound up and is no longer traded on the LSE.