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Aberdeen Global Equity A  GLLAX
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As of 2015-02-28
Out of
World Stock 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 2015-01-31
Day Change
$ -0.19
NAV (2015-03-06)
$ 13.31
YTD Return % (2015-03-06)
Total Assets ($ mil)
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Growth of $10,000 Fund: Aberdeen Global Equity A
(from 2005-01-01 to 2015-02-28) Category: World Stock
Total Annualized Returns % 1yr, 3yr and 5yr Returns as of 2015-03-06
Inception date: 2000-08-30 10yr and Inception Returns as of 2015-02-28
YTD Returns as of 2015-03-06
YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Fund 1.58 1.20 6.71 7.40 6.14 3.10
+/- Category -2.12 -3.46 -5.12 -2.77 -0.42 ---
+/- MSCI EAFE NR USD -3.87 1.74 -2.65 0.53 1.30 ---
  Standardized Return %   After Tax Returns % as of
  as of as of 2015-02-28   On Distribution 2015-02-28
On Distr &
Sales of Shrs
1 Yr Annualized --- -3.77   -5.05 -2.14
5 Yr Annualized --- 7.16   6.35 5.24
10 Yr Annualized --- 5.51   5.00 4.17
Inception(2000-08-30) --- 2.53   2.68 ---
Max Front Load % Max Back Load % Net Exp Ratio % Gross Expense Ratio %
5.75 --- 1.56 1.56
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  Portfolio Profile    
Asset Allocation
% of Net Assets
Cash 3.3
Stocks 96.7
Bonds 0.0
Other 0.0
Foreign Stocks 66.3
(as a % of Assets)
Data through 2015-01-31
Holding Status
Total Number of Stock Holdings 48 Turnover % 24
Total Number of Bond Holdings 0 30 Day SEC Yield % ---
% of Assets in Top 10 Holdings 31.47 ending as of 2014-12-31
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Top 10 Holdings Sector Country % of Net
Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. Switzerland 4.01
CVS Health Corp United States 3.80
Novartis AG Switzerland 3.20
British American Tobacco PLC United Kingdom 3.06
Philip Morris International Inc United States 2.94
Johnson & Johnson United States 2.94
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR Taiwan 2.89
EOG Resources Inc United States 2.89
Bank Bradesco ADR Brazil 2.89
Oracle Corporation United States 2.85
Data through 2015-01-31
  Other Information
Fund Inception: 2000-08-30
Portfolio Manager  (Start Date)
Stephen Docherty   (2009-01-01)
Stephen Docherty is Head of Global Equities, managing a team of 15, including six (6) senior global equity investment managers, who are responsible for Aberdeen's global and international equity investments, including ethical portfolios. Stephen joined Aberdeen in 1994 successfully establishing performance measurement procedures before taking up a fund management role. Previously, Stephen worked for Abbey National PLC in the Department of Actuarial Services within the Life Division. Stephen graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Aberdeen.
Jamie Cumming   (2009-01-01)
Jamie Cumming is a senior investment manager on the global equities team. Jamie joined Aberdeen via the acquisition of Edinburgh Fund Managers in 2003, where he was an investment manager on the Japanese equities team. Previously, Jamie worked for Grant Thornton Chartered Accountant and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland. Jamie graduated with a BA (Hons) from Strathclyde University and is a CFA® Charterholder.
Bruce Stout   (2009-01-01)
Bruce Stout is a Senior Investment Manager on the Global Equity Team. Bruce joined Aberdeen in 1987 via the acquisition of Murray Johnstone. Bruce has held a number of roles including investment manager on the emerging markets team. Bruce graduated with a BA in Economics from the University of Strathclyde and completed a graduate training course with General Electric Company UK.
Samantha Fitzpatrick   (2009-10-15)
Samantha Fitzpatrick is a Senior Investment Manager on the Global Equity Team. Samantha joined Aberdeen in 1998 from the WM Company where she was in the market data team. Samantha graduated with a BS (Hons) in Mathematics from the University of Strathclyde and is a CFA® Charterholder.
Sales Charge %
(taken from prospectus dated 2015-02-27)
Front: 5.75
Deferred: None
Expense Ratio % 1.56
based on net assets
(taken from annual report dated 2014-10-31)
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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