As previously announced, at an Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on October 12, 2018, stockholders of The Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”), approved the liquidation and dissolution of the Fund. As announced on January 14, 2019, in connection with the liquidation and dissolution, the Fund closed its share register book at the close of business on January 23, 2019 at which time the proportionate interests of the stockholders in the assets of the Fund was fixed. Trading in the Fund’s stock on the New York Stock Exchange was suspended prior to the market open on January 24, 2019.
The amount distributed to stockholders on January 31, 2019, of $11.5425 per share represents the remainder of the proceeds of the Fund’s portfolio following payment, or setting aside payment, of all liabilities and obligations of the Fund. This distribution is expected to be treated as a return of capital for tax purposes. Tax information will be provided in conjunction with calendar 2019 tax reporting.
Please contact your investment advisor if you have any questions regarding the distribution. Stockholders whose investment was held in certificated form or at the Fund’s Transfer Agent should contact American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC at 800-937-5449 or by mail to 6201 15th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11219.