REG-CQS Short Selling Disclosure

Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:26am EDT

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Short Selling Disclosure

TR-5: Disclosure of Short Position relating to securities which are the subject of a rights issue or a UK Financial Sector Company
1. Full name of person(s) holding the disclosable short position:   CQS Convertible and Quantitative Strategies Master Fund Limited
2: Name of the issuer of the relevant securities ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT PLC
3: Disclosable short position -0.45%
4. Date that disclosable short position was held 13 SEPTEMBER 2012
Please note the Fund is long convertible bonds and this short exposure is for hedging purposes only.

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