Re: Macquarie International Infrastructure Fund Limited ("MIIF") - Requisition
for a Special General Meeting
SINGAPORE, Nov. 14, 2012
SINGAPORE, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LIM Advisors Limited and Metage
Capital Limited would like to confirm the following. On 5 November, 2012,
Raffles Nominees (Pte.) Limited lodged a valid requisition for a Special
General Meeting of MIIF. This requisition was delivered on behalf of funds
managed by LIM Advisors Limited and Metage Capital Limited.
The Requisition Notice included four resolutions.
Ordinary Resolution 1. Increase the maximum number of directors of the board
of directors of MIIF to nine pursuant to Bye-law 56(a).
Ordinary Resolution 2. Elect Christopher Brader as a director of MIIF with
effect from the date of the SGM.
Ordinary Resolution 3. Elect Nicholas Paris as a director of MIIF with effect
from the date of the SGM.
Ordinary Resolution 4. Elect Miles Staude as a director of MIIF with effect
from the date of the SGM.
The Requisition Notice included the following summary information on the
Christopher Brader, aged 62, is resident in Thailand and the British Virgin
Islands. He is an Investment Consultant focusing on Asian markets and on Asian
closed and open ended investment funds. In 2011, he founded his own investment
consultancy and moved from London to Asia to advise several European based
investors on their investments in Asia. Prior to that he spent 9 years in
London as a Fund Manager at Advance Emerging Capital Ltd., a US$850m Emerging
and Frontier Market fund of fund investor. During that time they invested in
the shares of MIIF. From 1993 to 2000, Christopher Brader ran the Emerging
Market closed ends fund broking teams at SG Securities and ING Baring
Securities. During the 21 years prior to that, he was an Asian and Japanese
institutional sales head for Cazenove & Co, Hill Samuel and BZW Securities
working in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo and New York. He was an independent
non-executive director of Beta Vietnam Fund Limited from 2000 to 2002, which
was a closed end fund invested in unquoted Vietnamese equities, and of the
Romania Investment Fund Limited from 2001 to April 2012, which was a closed
end fund listed on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange and invested in unquoted
Romanian equities. He is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities &
Investment in the UK. He is an independent non-executive Director of the LIM
Japan Fund Inc. which is advised by LIM Advisors Limited and he owns 720,000
shares in MIIF.
Nicholas Paris, aged 52, is resident in England and is based in London and he
is an investment adviser specialising in Asian closed end funds. He founded
Purbeck Advisers LLP in 2006 which is an FSA authorised investment firm
focused on advising, analysing and distributing Asian investment funds. In his
investment advisory role, he provides investment advice on Asian closed end
funds (including MIIF) to LIM Advisors Limited, who are based in Hong Kong and
who are the investment advisers to LIM Asia Multi-Strategy and LIM Asia
Special. Prior to that he had worked for 5 years in the hedge fund marketing
groups of American Express Asset Management and Coronation International and
for a further 7 years as a closed end fund corporate finance adviser in the
institutional stock broking teams of Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia,
Peregrine Investments from Hong Kong and Baring Securities. He is an
independent director of TAU Capital plc, a closed end fund listed on the AIM
Stock Exchange in London, which invests in quoted and private equity
investments in Central Asia, and between August 2006 and March 2009 he was an
independent director of the India IT Fund Limited, a closed end fund listed on
the Channel Islands Stock Exchange which invested in quoted Indian software
companies. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England
& Wales, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment in
the UK and a Member of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analysts
Miles Staude, aged 35, is resident in England and is a London based investment
manager at Metage Capital Limited, an investment firm specialising in
closed-end funds who are the investment manager for Metage Funds Limited and
GSS Offshore SPC. He has spent the last 6 years working at Metage managing
many of the firm's Asian investments, including its substantial investment in
MIIF. Prior to joining Metage he spent 5 years at the Royal Bank of Canada
working within their global equities team, first in Sydney and later in
London. Before that he spent 2 years at an Australian investment bank, Hartley
Poynton. He has considerable investment and capital markets experience and is
a CFA Charterholder.
Contact: FTI Consulting, Mark Walters, email@example.com, Tel:
+852 3768 4538
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