Scottish American Investment Co (The) PLC is an investment trust operating in the UK. Its objective is to deliver real dividend growth by increasing capital and growing income. The company mainly invests in equity markets as well as investments in other financial instruments including bonds, property, and other asset classes. It holds a diversified portfolio of investments irrespective of any pre-defined maximum or minimum exposure levels for asset classes, sectors or regions. The company focuses on investing in listed equities to grow its assets over the medium to the longer-term at a faster rate than inflation. It may use derivatives and structured instruments to hedge an existing investment or a currency exposure or to exploit an investment opportunity.