Top investments

Holdings over 1% of net assets at 31 March 2019 were as follows:

NamePoolGeographyBusinessValue £mNet assets %
Deep Sea ElectronicsUnquotedUKInvestment management117.25.9
Seven Investment ManagementUnquotedJerseyInvestment management107.75.4
CobeholdUnquotedBelgiumInvestment company104.95.2
Cooke OpticsUnquotedUKCine lens manufacturer92.54.6
Buzz BingoUnquotedUKBingo operator89.94.5
Aberdeen US PE fundsFundsUSFunds of funds86.54.3
Liberation GroupUnquotedJerseyPubs and restaurants83.24.2
MicrosoftQuotedUSInfrastructure technology43.22.2
AG BarrQuotedUKSoft drinks40.42.0
Spirax SarcoQuotedUKSteam engineering40.32.0
JF Lehman fundsFundsUSPrivate equity funds38.21.9
Axiom Asia fundsFundsAsiaFunds of funds34.41.7
Asia Alternatives fundsFundsAsiaFunds of funds33.21.7
OracleQuotedUSInfrastructure technology31.51.6
Thermo Fisher ScientificQuotedUSBiotechnology development31.31.6
Becton DickinsonQuotedUSMedical technology30.21.5
Arlington AVM Ranger fundFundsUSQuoted market fund29.71.5
Polar CapitalQuotedUKFund manager29.11.5
British American TobaccoQuoted/IncomeUKTobacco27.81.4
Charter CommunicationsQuotedUSCable telecommunications27.41.4
Hill & SmithQuotedUKInfrastructure products27.11.4
NestléQuotedSwitzerlandPackaged foods24.71.2
Overlook Partners fundFundsAsiaQuoted market fund24.71.2
WatersQuotedUSChemical testing services24.51.2
BioAgilytixUnquotedUSBioanalytical testing services23.01.1
Sports Information ServicesUnquotedUKBroadcasting services20.71.0
Pacific Alliance fundFundsAsiaPrivate equity fund20.61.0
Other investments547.227.3
Total pool investments1,831.191.5
Non-pool investments28.91.4
Cash and other items142.07.1
Net assets2,002.0100.0

1. Geography is based on the country of listing, country of domicile for unlisted investments and underlying regional analysis for funds.