Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income Trust PLC is a closed ended balanced mutual fund launched by Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited. The fund is managed by Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited. It invests in the public equity and fixed income markets of the United Kingdom. The fund seeks to invest in securities of companies operating across diversified sectors. It primarily invests in stocks of small cap companies, as well as in fixed income securities issued by a variety of issuers. The fund employs fundamental analysis with both top-down and bottom-up security selection approaches to create its portfolio. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the FTSE SmallCap Index - excluding Investment Companies. The fund was formerly known as Aberdeen Smaller Companies High Income Trust PLC. Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income Trust PLC was formed in 1992 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom.