Top investments

Holdings over 1% of net assets at 30 September 2017 were as follows:

NamePoolGeographyBusinessValue £mNet assets %
Seven Investment ManagementUnquotedUKInvestment management96.45.2
Gala BingoUnquotedUKBingo operator92.35.0
CobeholdUnquotedBelgiumInvestment company86.74.7
The Sloane ClubUnquotedUKResidential club80.24.3
Liberation GroupUnquotedJerseyPubs and restaurants77.34.2
Choice Care GroupUnquotedUKCare homes provider51.62.8
Aberdeen US PE fundsFundsUSFunds of funds50.12.7
AG BarrQuotedUKSoft drinks44.52.4
NTAsset fundsFundsAsiaQuoted market funds43.52.3
British American TobaccoQuoted/IncomeUKTobacco41.82.3
Capital Today China fundFundsChinaPrivate equity fund41.72.3
Arlington AVM Ranger fundFundsUSQuoted market fund38.82.1
Macquarie Asia New Stars fundFundsAsiaQuoted market fund38.12.1
MicrosoftQuotedUSInfrastructure technology37.32.0
Polar CapitalQuotedUKFund manager32.91.8
OracleQuotedUSInfrastructure technology31.11.7
Spirax SarcoQuotedUKSteam engineering30.91.7
FlowserveQuotedUSIndustrial engineering30.91.7
Jardine MathesonQuotedSingaporeIndustrial engineering29.81.6
PVAM Perlus Microcap fundFundsUSQuoted market fund29.31.6
Overlook Partners fundFundsAsiaQuoted market fund28.81.6
Philip MorrisQuoted/IncomeUSTobacco27.11.5
JF Lehman fundsFundsUSPrivate equity funds25.11.3
Hill & SmithQuotedUKInfrastructure products25.01.3
Asia Alternatives fundsFundsAsiaFunds of funds23.91.3
Thermo Fisher ScientificQuotedUSBiotechnology development23.81.3
Becton DickinsonQuotedUSMedical technology23.01.2
Bristow GroupQuotedUSHelicopter services21.21.1
NestléQuotedSwitzerlandPackaged foods21.11.1
Sports Information ServicesUnquotedUKBroadcasting services20.01.1
Sterling IndustriesUnquotedUKEngineering18.51.0
Other investments398.021.0
Investment portfolio 1,663.190.0
Non-pool investments36.42.0
Cash and other items148.48.0
Net assets 1,847.9100.0