Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc. Announces Performance Data and Portfolio Composition PR Newswire PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2, 2013 PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE MKT: FAX), a closed-end bond fund, announced today its performance data and portfolio composition as of June 30, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121106/NE07292LOGO ) The Fund's total returns for various periods through June 30, 2013 are provided below. (All figures are based on distributions reinvested at the dividend reinvestment price and are stated net-of-fees): Period NAV Total Return % Market Price Total Return % Cumulative Annualized Cumulative Annualized Since Inception 929.1 9.0 838.3 8.6 (April 1986) 10-years 119.5 8.2 118.1 8.1 5-years 41.1 7.1 44.2 7.6 3-years 25.8 7.9 21.7 6.8 1-year -4.2 -14.2 The Fund's returns, which are denominated in U.S. dollars, are affected by the performance of the U.S. dollar against the various currencies listed below. As of June 30, 2013, the portfolio was invested as follows: Currency Exposure % Geographic Exposure % Australia 40.6 36.9 New Zealand 0.1 0.1 Canada - 0.1 United States* 41.2 4.4 United Kingdom - 1.3 Norway - 0.8 Germany - 1.5 Netherlands - 0.7 South Korea 4.0 8.8 Philippines 2.4 5.6 Malaysia 2.1 7.0 Singapore 3.3 3.5 Thailand 1.2 5.2 Hong Kong - 5.0 Indonesia 1.4 6.1 China 1.8 8.4 India 1.7 4.3 Sri Lanka 0.2 0.3 * Of which 37.5% invested in US$ denominated bonds issued by foreign issuers. As of June 30, 2013, the top ten holdings of the portfolio based on total assets were as follows: Holding Coupon / Maturity (%) Treasury Corporation of Victoria 5.75%, 11/15/2016 5.4 Australia Government Bond 5.50%, 01/21/2018 4.3 Australia Government Bond 5.75%, 07/15/2022 3.2 Australia Government Bond 4.50%, 10/21/2014 2.4 Queensland Treasury Corporation 6.25%, 06/14/2019 2.0 Australia Government Bond 5.50%, 04/21/2023 1.9 Treasury Corporation of Victoria 6.00%, 10/17/2022 1.5 Queensland Treasury Corporation 6.00%, 06/14/2021 1.3 Korea Treasury Bond 3.50%, 03/10/2017 1.3 Malaysia Government Bond 3.58%, 09/28/2018 1.3 TOTAL 24.6 As of June 30, 2013 the holdings of the portfolio represented approximately 53.6% sovereign and state government securities, 5.0% supranationals, 36.5% corporates, 4.5% cash and 0.4% mortgage backed securities. As of June 30, 2013, the Fund's net assets, including $600 million in leverage, amounted to US$2,417.6 million with a net asset value per share of US$6.80. As of June 30, 2013, 71.1% of the portfolio was invested in securities where either the issue or the issuer was rated "A" or better by multiple rating agencies. The credit quality and maturity breakdown of the portfolio was as follows: Credit Quality (%) AAA/Aaa AA/Aa A BBB/Baa BB/Ba B NR 34.6 13.3 23.2 12.4 13.0 1.8 1.7 Maturity (%) <3 Years 3-5 Years 5-10 Years >10 Years 21.0 26.2 43.6 9.2 As of June 30, 2013, the average maturity of the portfolio was 6.9 years. The Fund utilizes various forms of leverage as detailed in the Fund's most recent semi-annual reports to shareholders. The outstanding balance of all leverage as of June 30, 2013 is $600,000,000, which represents no change from the previous month. As of June 30, 2013, the Fund's leverage consists of $50 million in 10-year privately issued mandatorily redeemable preferred stock, $100 million in 7-year privately placed senior secured notes, $100 million in 10-year privately placed senior secured notes,$100 million in a 3-year term loan, $100 million in a 5-year term loan, and $150 million in a 364-day syndicated revolving credit facility. Important Information Aberdeen Asset Management Inc., the Fund's Administrator, has prepared this report based on information sources believed to be accurate and reliable. However, the figures are unaudited and neither the Fund, the Administrator, Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited (the Investment Manager), Aberdeen Asset Management Limited (the Investment Adviser), Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited (the Sub-Adviser), nor any other person guarantees their accuracy. Investors should seek their own professional advice and should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before acting on this information. Aberdeen is a U.S. registered service mark of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. Investors should consider a fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. A copy of the prospectus for Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc. that contains this and other information about the fund may be obtained by calling 800-522-5465. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing. Investing in funds involves risk, including possible loss of principal. Closed-end funds are traded on the secondary market through one of the stock exchanges. The Fund's investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor's shares may be worth more or less than the original cost. Shares of closed-end funds may trade above (a premium) or below (a discount) the net asset value (NAV) of the fund's portfolio. There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. Total return figures with distributions reinvested at the dividend reinvestment price are stated net-of-fees and represents past performance. Past performance is not indicative of future results, current performance may be higher or lower. Holdings are subject to change and are provided for informational purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell the securities shown. Inception date April 25, 1986. If you wish to receive this information electronically, please contact: InvestorRelations@aberdeen-asset.com SOURCE Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc. Website: http://www.aberdeenfax.com Contact: Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. Investor Relations, 800-522-5465, InvestorRelations@aberdeen-asset.com
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