PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LAQ)(the "Fund"), a closed-end equity fund, announced today that it will pay a dividend of US$1.3966 per share on October 18, 2013 to all shareholders of record as of September 30, 2013. This distribution is comprised of $0.02146 per share of net investment income, $0.00694 per share of net realized short-term capital gains and $1.3682 per share of net realized long-terms capital gains.
In January 2014, a Form 1099-DIV will be sent to shareholders, which will state the amount and composition of distributions and provide information with respect to their appropriate tax treatment for the 2013 calendar year.
The Fund is managed and advised by Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited. The Fund's shares trade on the NYSE MKT under the symbol "LAQ".
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. Past performance does not guarantee future results.
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