abrdn Small-Mid Cap Fund (ABSM) is one of abrdn's flagship funds, which seeks capital growth of small and mid sized Thai companies that have the potential to become Thailand's leaders in the future. The fund mainly invests in securities of companies registered in the Stock Exchange of Thailand with a market capitalization not exceeding THB 80 billion prior to the investment date.

Thailand’s small businesses are having high growth during the past 1-3 years, driven by 3 main themes.

  • Digital Transformation

    The covid-19 pandemic stimulates the digital transformation in both the public and private sectors which adding growth opportunities and competitive competency.

    Source: abrdn, February 2022. Investment themes are subject to change

  • People

    Aging Society

    Healthcare related business benefits from the aging society in Thailand due to the growth of number of elderly population which highly demand the healthcare services.

  • Business diversification

    Logistics

    Thailand is a developing country which highly investing in basic infrastructure to enhance the logistics with an objective to become hub of commerce in ASEAN.

Our bottom-up approach to smaller companies investing

The principles:

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Company insights leading to better outcomes

High quality research

Fundamental investment understanding underpins our research

  • ESG considerations integrated into investment approach
  • Extensive in house and third party resource and experience
  • In depth company, sector, industry and thematic research

Connected teams

Working together we deliver better investment results and innovation

  • Specialised ESG Analyst for every regional team
  • Centralised ESG team supporting all asset classes
  • Collaboration with abrdn’s Research Institute, Credit, Private Markets and Multi-Asset teams

Active corporate engagement

Stewardship is a fundamental component of our investment process

  • Active, engaged and responsible stewards of our clients’ money
  • Active owners engaging and voting to drive positive changes in corporate behaviour
  • Undertake informed and constructive engagement to improve performance

Positive outcomes

Delivering better risk adjusted returns

  • Holistic insights enhance investment decision-making
  • Management engagement improves corporate performance for clients and the wider society

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Being investment professionals, we aim to have our funds objectively marketed by other service providers. Aberdeen Asset Management (Thailand) Limited's funds are available from a range of distributors including e-platforms, banks, insurance, financial advisers and brokerages. if you would like to invest or require financial advice please get in touch with one of these distributors.

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