Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income Trust PLC, formerly Aberdeen Smaller Companies High Income Trust PLC, is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The Trust's objective is to provide a high and growing dividend and capital growth from a portfolio invested principally in the ordinary shares of smaller United Kingdom companies and the United Kingdom fixed income securities. The Trust invests in equities, corporate bonds and preference shares. The primary objective of the Trust is to invest in the equity shares of smaller companies listed on a regulated United Kingdom stock market in order to gain growth in dividends and capital. The Trust invests in various sectors, such as industrials, consumer services, consumer goods, healthcare, basic materials, financials, technology, telecommunications, and oil and gas. The Trust's investment manager is Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited.