London Stock Exchange welcomes Aberdeen Private Equity Fund Limited

London Stock Exchange today welcomed Aberdeen Private Equity Fund Limited (APEF) to open the market. The Company is a closed-ended investment company registered in Guernsey and its Shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange. The Company aims to attract long term private and institutional investors wanting to benefit from the growth prospects of a diversified portfolio of Private Equity investments.

Launched in 2007 the investment objective is to maximise total returns to shareholders, principally through long-term capital gains. The investment policy is to achieve the objective through investment in a diversified portfolio of private equity (‘‘PE’’) funds and direct co-investments.

Howard Myles, Chairman of APEF said:

"Our Board and managers are delighted to be invited today. It allows the Board and managers to meet some key stakeholders and simultaneously report the half yearly results."

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