Released under Aberforth Partners LLP should have been Aberforth Smaller
Companes Trust plc
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 7 March 2012 to make market purchases of the
Company's own shares, a market purchase of 100,000 Ordinary shares of the
Company was made today, 12 June 2012, at a price of 557.55p per share.
Following the purchase and cancellation of the above shares, 95,958,792
Ordinary shares will remain in issue. A total of 180,000 Ordinary shares have
been purchased and cancelled under the above authority.
For further information contact: Alan Waite, Aberforth Partners LLP,
telephone: 0131 220 0733.
Aberforth Partners LLP, Secretaries - 12 June 2012