Aberdeen Standard Equity Income Trust PLC, formerly Standard Life Equity Income Trust plc, is an investment company. The Company's objective is to provide shareholders with an above average income from their equity investment while also providing real growth in capital and income. The Company invests in a portfolio, which includes quoted the United Kingdom equities that normally comprise between 50 and 70 individual equity holdings. It focuses on investing in convertible preference shares, convertible loan stocks, gilts and corporate bonds. Its investment portfolio includes various sectors, such as oil and gas, industrials, consumer goods, healthcare, consumer services, telecommunications, utilities, financials and technology. The Company will invest mainly in the United Kingdom equities and may also hold a proportion in fixed interest stocks to supplement income. Standard Life Investments (Corporate Funds) Limited is the alternative investment fund manager of the Company.