Aberdeen Global High Income Fund

Important information

Investment Objective

The Aberdeen Global High Income Fund seeks to maximize total return, principally through a high level of current income, and secondarily through capital appreciation.

Investment Strategy

Under normal circumstances, the Fund will invest at least 80% of the total value of its net assets, including high income related futures, options, swaps and other instruments with economic characteristics similar to the high-income producing instruments listed above as well as borrowings for investment purposes, in a diversified portfolio of high income producing instruments of issuers located throughout the world, including in emerging market countries.


TOP HOLDINGS (all classes) as of 12/29/2017

Name Percent
Cash 2.50%
VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS 4.5% 15/05/23 144A EUR 1.83%
UNILABS SUBHOLDING 5.75% 15/05/25 REGS EUR 1.50%
GATEWAY CASINOS & ENTERT 8.25% 01/03/24 144A USD 1.42%
UNITED RENTALS NORTH AM 5.5% 15/07/25 USD 1.40%
NEMEAN BONDCO 7.375% 01/02/24 144A GBP 1.37%
CHENIERE CORP CHRISTI HD 5.875% 31/03/25 WI USD 1.32%
SUNOCO LP/FINANCE CORP 6.25% 15/04/21 WI USD 1.25%
MEG ENERGY CORP 6.375% 30/01/23 144A USD 1.24%

Risk considerations

Fixed income securities are subject to certain risks including, but not limited to: interest rate (changes in interest rates may cause a decline in the market value of an investment), credit (changes in the financial condition of the issuer, borrower, counterparty, or underlying collateral), prepayment (debt issuers may repay or refinance their loans or obligations earlier than anticipated), and extension (principal repayments may not occur as quickly as anticipated, causing the expected maturity of a security to increase).

Non-investment-grade debt securities (high-yield/junk bonds) may be subject to greater market fluctuations, risk of default or loss of income and principal than higher-rated securities.

Derivatives are speculative and may hurt the Fund’s performance. They present the risk of disproportionately increased losses and/or reduced gains when the financial asset or measure to which the derivative is linked changes in unexpected ways.

Foreign securities are more volatile, harder to price and less liquid than U.S. securities; and 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.