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Aberdeen Equity Long-Short I/S  AELSX
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As of 2014-11-30
Out of
Long/Short Equity Funds
Rating derived from a weighted average of the fund's 3, 5, 10-year rating which are based on risk-adjusted performance.
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As of 2014-11-30
Day Change
$ 0.00
NAV (2014-12-24)
$ 10.43
YTD Return % (2014-12-24)
Total Assets ($ mil)
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Growth of $10,000 Fund: Aberdeen Equity Long-Short I/S
(from 2009-11-02 to 2014-11-30) Category: Long/Short Equity
Index: S&P 500 TR USD
Total Annualized Returns % 1yr, 3yr and 5yr Returns as of 2014-12-24
Inception date: 2009-11-02 10yr and Inception Returns as of 2014-11-30
YTD Returns as of 2014-12-24
YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Fund 1.83 2.41 4.92 3.18 3.09 3.74
+/- Category -1.35 -1.41 -3.79 -3.69 -2.26 ---
+/- S&P 500 TR USD -13.11 -13.86 -15.70 -12.42 -4.97 ---
  Standardized Return %   After Tax Returns % as of
  as of as of 2014-11-30   On Distribution 2014-11-30
On Distr &
Sales of Shrs
1 Yr Annualized --- 2.44   2.03 1.70
5 Yr Annualized --- 3.74   3.60 2.93
10 Yr Annualized --- ---   --- ---
Inception(2009-11-02) --- 3.46   3.74 ---
Max Front Load % Max Back Load % Net Exp Ratio % Gross Expense Ratio %
--- --- 1.48 2.59
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate thus an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted herein. For performance data current to the most recent month-end, please call 866-667-9231 or visit
  Portfolio Profile    
Asset Allocation
% of Net Assets
Cash 37.8
Stocks 62.2
Bonds 0.0
Other 0.0
Foreign Stocks 4.3
(as a % of Assets)
Data through 2014-11-30
Holding Status
Total Number of Stock Holdings 42 Turnover % 14
Total Number of Bond Holdings 0 30 Day SEC Yield % ---
% of Assets in Top 10 Holdings 29.74 ending as of 2014-09-30
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Data through 2014-11-30
  Other Information
Fund Inception: 2009-11-02
Portfolio Manager  (Start Date)
Paul Atkinson   (2007-12-31)
Paul Atkinson is Head of the US Equity Team. Paul joined Aberdeen in 1998 from UBS Ltd., where he was a director in its equity derivatives business. Paul previously worked for Prudential-Bache Ltd in a similar role. Paul graduated with a BSc Econ Hons from Cardiff University and was awarded a MSc Fin from Birkbeck College, University of London.
Francis Radano, III   (1997-12-31)
Radano is an investment manager on the U.S. equity team. He joined Aberdeen as a Senior Investment Manager in October 2007. Prior to that, he was a senior equity analyst employed by NFA since November 1999. Radano holds the Charted Financial Analyst designation.
Jason Kotik   (2000-12-31)
Jason Kotik is a Senior Investment Manager on the North American Equity Team. Jason joined Aberdeen in 2007 following the acquisition of Nationwide Financial Services’ equity investment management team, where he had served as an assistant portfolio manager and senior equity research analyst since November 2000. Previously, Jason was a financial analyst with Allied Investment Advisors. Prior to that, he was a trading systems administrator with T. Rowe Price Associates. He is a CFA® Charterholder.
Douglas Burtnick   (2002-12-31)
Doug Burtnick is a Senior Investment Manager on the North American Equity Team. Doug joined Aberdeen in 2007 following the acquisition of Nationwide Financial Services’ equity investment management team, where he had served as a portfolio manager since May 2002. Previously, Doug was a portfolio manager and risk manager in the private client group at Brown Brothers Harriman & Company. Prior to that, Doug co-led the Professional Education Group at Barra, Inc. He is a CFA® Charterholder.
Ralph Bassett   (2007-12-31)
Ralph Bassett is an Investment Manager on the North American Equity Team. Ralph joined Aberdeen in 2006 from Navigant Consulting where he worked as a management consultant providing clients analysis and direction on critical business decisions. Previously, Ralph held internships at J.P. Morgan Chase and Boenning and Scattergood, a boutique investment bank. He is a Level III candidate in the CFA® Program.
Sales Charge %
(taken from prospectus dated 2014-02-28)
Front: None
Deferred: None
Expense Ratio % 1.48
based on net assets
(taken from annual report dated 2013-10-31)
Correspondence Information
Aberdeen Funds
1735 Market Street, 32nd Floor
Philadelphia,  PA  19103
Data on this page does not include the fund's short positions (if any).
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