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Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Plc - Result of AGM

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Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc

Annual General Meeting held on 2 March 2021

The Board of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc (“ASCoT”) hereby reports that all the resolutions proposed at the Annual General Meeting (‘AGM’) held on 2 March 2021 were passed by Shareholders on a show of hands. The total proxy votes received represented 54% of the 88,723,066 Ordinary Shares in issue.

The table below shows the result of the proxy voting:

Resolution

Votes in favour

Discretionary Votes

Votes against

Votes withheld

Total proxy votes

1

47,849,527

50,368

22,400

8,075

47,930,370

2

47,846,353

50,368

15,925

17,724

47,930,370

3

47,871,482

51,748

0

7,140

47,930,370

4

47,362,812

51,768

506,655

9,135

47,930,370

5

45,520,490

51,748

2,347,922

10,210

47,930,370

6

47,664,419

51,748

203,608

10,595

47,930,370

7

47,667,164

51,768

202,303

9,135

47,930,370

8

47,867,152

51,748

2,285

9,185

47,930,370

9

45,727,875

51,768

2,137,117

13,610

47,930,370

10

47,860,765

106,547

3,368

11,993

47,982,673

11

46,947,941

1,252,767

85,807

8,140

48,294,655

Note

A "Vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes "For" or "Against" a resolution. Resolutions 1 to 10 were ordinary resolutions and resolution 11 was a special resolution.

The full text of the resolutions can be found in the Notice of the Annual General Meeting contained in the 2020 Annual Report and Financial Statements which has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and is available for inspection at: https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

Contact:

Michael Campbell, Aberforth Partners LLP, Secretaries

Telephone: 0131 220 0733

2 March 2021

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