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Share Buyback Programme

Released 07:03 25-Feb-2019

RNS Number : 9385Q
Adamas Finance Asia Limited
25 February 2019


("ADAM" or the "Company")

Share Buyback Programme

The Board of Adamas Finance Asia Limited ("ADAM"), the London quoted pan-Asian diversified investment vehicle, has approved a share buyback programme ("Programme") to repurchase ordinary shares of no par value ("Ordinary Shares") up to an aggregate value of US$500,000.

The Programme will commence on 25 February 2019 and is due to be completed by the end of 2019. ADAM plans to hold any Ordinary Shares purchased under the Programme in treasury.

Ordinary Share purchases will take place in open market transactions and may be made from time to time depending on market conditions, share price, trading volume and other factors.  The Company has appointed VSA Capital Limited ("VSA") to manage an irrevocable, non-discretionary share buyback programme to repurchase Ordinary Shares on its behalf, subject to pre-agreed parameters including a maximum price of US$0.79 per Ordinary Share (being a 25% discount to the proforma net asset value per share of US$1.06, calculated by dividing the estimated net assets of the Company as at 30 September 2018 by the current number of Ordinary Shares in issue of 88,733,069).

Any purchases of Ordinary Shares by the Company in relation to this announcement will be carried out on the London Stock Exchange and will be effected in accordance with (and subject to the limits prescribed by) (i) the general authority granted by shareholders to the Board at the Company's 2018 annual general meeting that the Company may purchase or repurchase up to 14.99% of the number of shares of the Company in issue as at 17 August 2018; and (ii) the Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014 ("MAR") and the AIM Rules.

This announcement includes inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of MAR.


Adamas Finance Asia Limited


John Croft

+44 (0) 1825 830587

WH Ireland Limited - Nominated Adviser

+44 (0) 113 394 6600

James Joyce

James Sinclair-Ford


VSA Capital Limited - Corporate Broker

+44 (0) 20 3005 5000

Andrew Monk

Andrew Raca


Buchanan - Financial PR

+44 (0) 20 7466 5000

Charles Ryland

Victoria Hayns

Henry Wilson



About Adamas Finance Asia

ADAM is a London quoted investment company focusing on delivering long-term income and capital growth to shareholders through a diverse portfolio of pan-Asian investments.  It aims to provide uncorrelated returns through a combination of capital growth and dividend income from a broad spectrum of national geographies and asset classes from the Asian Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector.

The company's investment manager, Harmony Capital, which has a dedicated team with real Asian expertise, is focussed on the strategy of creating income and capital growth. Harmony is sourcing predominately private opportunities and has created a strong pipeline of income generating assets from potential investments in industries such as healthcare, fintech, hospitality, IT and property across Asia.

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Share Buyback Programme - RNS