48. Helping Alexa, Google and Siri to be smarter

Kirsty Desson, newly appointed co-manager of ASI Global Smaller Companies, talks to us about how she and the team deal with Black Swan events like the Coronavirus, and elaborates on holdings Trainline and Appen – the company with the technology that helps Alexa, Google and Siri understand and answer our questions...
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ASI Global Smaller Companies is a textbook fund from the Aberdeen Standard Investments equities team. Based around their powerful screening tool ‘Matrix’, it identifies smaller companies from all around the globe – including emerging markets – that the managers believe to have the best growth prospects. From a universe of more than 6,000 companies, the portfolio is concentrated in 50-60 names.

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