Alliance Trust PLC is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The Trust's objective is to be a core investment for investors that delivers a real return over the long term through a combination of capital growth and a rising dividend. The Trust invests primarily in global equities across a range of different sectors and industries to achieve its objective. Trust may also invest from time to time in fixed interest securities, convertible securities and other assets. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company serves as an investment manager for the Company.