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Aberdeen Global Natural Resources Fund

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Investment Objective

The Fund seeks long-term capital growth.

Investment Strategy

As a non-fundamental policy, under normal circumstances, the Fund invests at least 80% of the value of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities issued by U.S. and foreign companies (including those located in emerging market countries) with business operations in or related to activities in natural resources industries.

Holdings

TOP HOLDINGS (all classes) as of 10/31/2014
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HoldingPercent 
Royal Dutch Shell PLC6.51% 
Vale6.48% 
BHP Billiton6.29% 
Tenaris6.21% 
Praxair5.33% 
Schlumberger5.28% 
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan5.22% 
EOG Resources4.96% 
Rio Tinto4.61% 
Shin-Etsu Chemical4.61% 

Risk Considerations

Investing 25% or more of the Fund's net assets in natural resources industries subjects the Fund to greater risk of loss and is considerably more volatile compared to investments that are diversified across a greater number of industries.

Foreign securities are more volatile, harder to price and less liquid than U.S. securities. They are subject to different accounting and regulatory standards, and political and economic risks. These risks are enhanced in emerging markets countries.

Please read the prospectus for more detailed information regarding these risks.

 

Key Facts

Class A Inception Date

Jun 29, 2004

Ticker

Class AGGNAX
Class CGGNCX
Institutional**GGNIX
Inst. Svc.**GGNSX

CUSIP

Class A003019718
Class C003019684
Institutional**003019668
Inst. Svc.**003019650

Redemption Fee

n/a

Minimum Initial Investment

$1,000 Classes A, C
$1,000 IRA: Classes A, C
$1,000,000 Institutional
$1,000,000 Institutional Service

Total Net Assets (all classes)

as of November 30, 2014

$20.9 million

** Only certain investors are eligible to purchase shares of these classes.