Personal Assets Trust PLC is a Scotland-based investment company. The Company is a self-managed investment trust. The Company will invest in equities and fixed income securities and it may also hold cash and cash equivalents, which include gold. The Company may also invest in other investment trusts. The Company's policy is not to invest over 20% of its total assets in other investment trusts and other listed investment companies. The Company may also make use of currency hedging. It invests in sectors, including tobacco, software, technology, insurance, beverages and personal products. The Company's subsidiary, PATAC Limited (PATAC), provides secretarial and administrative services to the Company and five other investment trust companies. PATAC also provides Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) and discount control services. Troy Asset Management Limited (Troy) is the investment advisor of the Company.