Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. Announces Performance Data and Portfolio Composition PR Newswire PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 29, 2013 PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE MKT: LAQ), a closed-end equity fund, announced today its performance data and portfolio composition as of September 30, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121106/NE07292LOGO ) The Fund's total returns for various periods through September 30, 2013 are provided below. (All figures are based on distributions reinvested at the dividend reinvestment price and are stated net-of-fees): Cumulative as of Annualized as of 09/30/13 09/30/13 1 Month 3 Month YTD 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years 10 Since Years Inception NAV 10.5 6.0 -9.0 -0.1 1.1 10.1 20.3 12.1 Market Price 11.3 5.2 -8.9 -0.3 1.0 10.2 21.2 11.5 MSCI Emerging Markets Latin 8.6 4.1 -11.1 -7.3 -6.0 3.9 17.5 12.2 America On September 30, 2013, the Fund's net assets amounted to US$261.8 million and the Fund's NAV per share was $31.69. As of September 30, 2013, the portfolio was invested as follows: Portfolio Composition Percent ofNet Assets Financials 27.3 Consumer Staples 21.6 Energy 16.7 Materials 10.9 Industrials 8.9 Consumer Discretionary 8.1 Information Technology 1.7 Utilities 1.6 Health Care 1.3 Cash 1.9 The Fund's ten largest equity holdings as of September 30, 2013, representing 55.4% of net assets, were: Percent of Stock Net Assets Vale 9.2 Banco Bradesco 9.1 Petroleo Brasileiro 8.2 Itau Unibanco 5.6 Grupo Financiero Banorte 4.4 Ultrapar 4.2 Tenaris 3.9 FEMSA 3.7 Ambev 3.6 Lojas Renner 3.5 Important Information Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. has prepared this report based on information sources believed to be accurate and reliable. However, the figures are unaudited and neither the Fund, Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited (effective March 1, 2012, the Investment 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. 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 October 30, 1991. If you wish to receive this information electronically, please contact: InvestorRelations@aberdeen-asset.com SOURCE Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. Website: http://www.aberdeenlaq.com Contact: Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. Investor Relations, 866-839-5205, InvestorRelations@aberdeen-asset.com
Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. Announces Performance Data and Portfolio Composition
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