July 31, 2016 3:49 AM ET

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Company Overview of Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc.

Company Overview

Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc. is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited. It invests in the public equity markets of China. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It employs in-house financial, economic, and credit analysis to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the MSCI Zhong Hua. It was formerly known as The Greater China Fund, Inc. Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc. was formed on May 11, 1992 and is domiciled in the United States.

21 Church Street

Suite 01-01 Capital Square Two

Singapore,  049480


Founded in 1992


65 6395 2700


65 6632 2993

Key Executives for Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc.

Age: 42
Principal Financial Officer and Treasurer
Age: 47
Chief Compliance Officer and Vice President
Age: 39
Chief Legal Officer and Vice President
Age: 45
Director and Head of China/Hong Kong Equities Team
Age: 45
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc. Key Developments

Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc., Annual General Meeting, Jun 22, 2016

Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc., Annual General Meeting, Jun 22, 2016, at 10:00 US Eastern Standard Time. Location: offices of Aberdeen Asset Management Inc., 1735 Market St., 32 Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States Agenda: To elect one Class I director to serve for a term expiring on the date of the annual meeting of stockholders in 2019 or until their successors have been duly elected and qualified; and to consider and act upon such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournments thereof.

Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc. Declares Dividend, Payable on January 12, 2016

Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc. announced that it will pay a dividend of $0.48272 per share on January 12, 2016 to all stockholders of record as of December 31, 2015. This distribution is comprised of $0.17827 per share of net investment income, $0.07855 per share of net realized short-term capital gains and $0.22590 per share of net realized long-term capital gains. In January 2016, a Form 1099-DIV will be sent to stockholders, which will state the amount and composition of distributions and provide information with respect to their appropriate tax treatment for the 2015 calendar year.

Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc. Announces Change in By-Laws

Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc. announced that the fund's board of directors approved enhancements to its corporate governance to align with best practices for Board election and ongoing service. Specifically, the board approved an amendment to the fund's by-laws, to become effective on September 30, 2015, to provide for the election of the directors by a majority of the votes cast at a meeting of shareholders at which a quorum is present, except in contested elections, where a director shall be elected by a plurality vote. The fund's by-laws previously provided that directors be elected by a plurality vote in all director elections.

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