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Securities Trust of Scotland (STS)

About Securities Trust of Scotland

Securities Trust of Scotland aims to achieve rising income and long-term capital growth through investment in a balanced portfolio constructed from global equities. 

The manager typically runs a focused 35-55 stock equity portfolio that is unconstrained by geography, sector, stock or market capitalisation. This provides the opportunity to invest in their best ideas, not just because they are listed in a market index. 

We pay quarterly dividends to provide investors with a regular income. 

Martin Currie has a specialist income team that is dedicated to researching and finding the best, most sustainable income ideas to invest in. The team is seven strong and has an average of 14 years’ experience. Securities Trust of Scotland is the team’s flagship investment product. 

The company is overseen by an independent board of directors. By engaging with and listening to shareholders, the board ensures that the company continues to offer a distinctive investment proposition that is relevant to investors’ needs.

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Portfolio Manager
Mark Whitehead

Mark joined Martin Currie as Head of Income in November 2015 and has over 19 years’ experience. He was appointed Portfolio Manager of Securities Trust of Scotland in May 2016 and co-manages the Martin Currie Global Equity Income strategy. Previously, Mark worked at Sarasin & Partners where he constructed and managed a range of income, balanced, growth, and absolute return portfolios; he became lead manager for its thematic funds in the Global Dividend range in 2007, and latterly was appointed Head of Equity Income from 2010. Before Sarasin & Partners, he was a portfolio manager at stockbroker Capel Cure Sharp. Mark started his investment career at NatWest Stockbrokers in 1998 and is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI).

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