Why invest in the trust?
The manager typically runs a focused 35-55 stock equity portfolio that is unconstrained by geography, sector, stock or market capitalisation.
Mark Whitehead, Portfolio Manager
Latest news and views
In what has been a truly exceptional period for markets and wider society, we have been inviting investors to get in touch with their questions. Over the next two months, portfolio manager of the Securities Trust of Scotland, Mark Whitehead, provides his in-depth responses to these issues.
- Date published
- 26 Jun 2020
Board of directors
Investment companies have a board of directors whose duty it is to govern the company to secure the best possible return for shareholders within the framework set out in the company’s Articles of Association – in other words, to look after the interests of the investor.
Securities Trust of Scotland’s board of four experienced, independent, non-executive directors meets six times a year on a formal basis, and on an ad-hoc basis when required, to consider the company’s strategy and monitor the company’s performance. The directors are directly answerable to the shareholders.