Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc. Announces Performance Data and Portfolio Composition

Jun 02, 2010, 10:48 ET from Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc.

PHILADELPHIA, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE AMEX: CH), a closed-end equity fund, announced today its performance data and portfolio composition as of April 30, 2010.

The Fund's total returns for various periods through April 30, 2010 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

(September 1989)

1,891.6

15.6

1,690.8

15.0

10-years

246.1

13.2

400.7

17.5

5-years

115.8

16.6

138.5

19.0

3-years

23.7

7.3

27.4

8.4

1-year

52.0

64.4

On April 30, 2010, the Fund's net assets amounted to US$192.3 million and the Fund's NAV per share was $18.91.

As of April 30, 2010, the portfolio was invested as follows:

Portfolio Composition

Percent of

Net Assets

Utilities

31.1

Diversified

16.6

Basic Materials

15.4

Consumer, Cyclical

12.3

Consumer, Non-Cyclical

11.1

Financials

8.3

Communications

3.9

Cash

1.3

The Fund's ten largest equity holdings as of April 30, 2010, representing 79.4% of net assets, were:

Stock

Percent of

Net Assets

Empresas Copec SA

16.6

Empresa Nacional de Electricidad SA

15.4

Empresas CMPC SA

9.7

Enersis SA

7.1

Banco Santander Chile SA

6.6

SACI Falabella

6.6

Inversiones Aguas Metropolitanas SA

4.7

Lan Airlines SA

4.6

Vina Concha y Toro SA

4.2

Empresa Nacional de Telecomunicaciones SA

3.9

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 Management Investment Services Limited (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.

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 September 27, 1989.

If you wish to receive this information electronically, please contact: InvestorRelations@aberdeen-asset.com

SOURCE Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc.



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