PAST PERFORMANCE DOES NOT GUARANTEE FUTURE RESULTS. The performance data quoted represents past performance and current returns may be lower or higher. Class A shares have up to a 5.75% front-end sales charge and a 0.25% 12b-1 fee. The investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. To obtain performance information current to the most recent month-end, which may be higher or lower than the performance shown above, please call 866-667-9231 or go to www.aberdeen-asset.us.
Returns prior to 7/20/09 reflect a predecessor fund's performance. The inception date is that of the oldest share class. Performance of newer classes may be linked to the oldest share class. No since inception Index performance is shown because the Fund predates the Index. Please consult the Fund's prospectus for more detail. Total returns assume the reinvestment of all distributions. Total returns may reflect a waiver of part of the Fund's fees for certain periods since inception, without which returns would have been lower. Indexes are unmanaged and provided for comparison purposes only. No fees or expenses are reflected. You cannot invest directly in an index.
*As of February 29, 2016, The Fund name changed from Aberdeen Global Small Cap Fund. The Fund also changed its benchmark at that time. Performance information for periods prior to February 29, 2016 does not reflect the current investment strategy.The MSCI AC World ex USA Small Cap Index is the Fund’s primary benchmark. Please refer to the prospectus for additional information.
Expenses stated as of the fund's most recent prospectus. All classes of the Fund have contractual waivers in place until 2/28/17 or the effective date of the 2017 annual update to the registration statement, whichever occurs first.