Tetragon Financial Group Limited (TFG) Monthly Update For May 2013

Jun 20, 2013, 02:00 ET from Tetragon Financial Group Limited

LONDON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Tetragon Financial Group Limited (TFG) is a Guernsey closed-ended investment company traded on the NYSE Euronext in Amsterdam under the ticker symbol "TFG".

In this monthly update, unless otherwise stated, we report on the consolidated business incorporating TFG and Tetragon Financial Group Master Fund Limited. (1)

Net Asset Value Estimates as of May 31, 2013

(Amounts provided are unaudited and subject to change)

                                                       (in millions except
                                                       per share data)
    Estimated Fair Value of Investments:               $1,355.5
    Cash and Cash Equivalents:                         $245.7
    Net Other Assets / (Liabilities):                  $60.5
    Estimated Net Asset Value:                         $1,661.7
    TFG Legal Shares Issued and Outstanding:           134.3
    U.S. GAAP Net Asset Value per Share: (2)           $17.03
    Pro Forma Fully Diluted Net Asset Value per
    Share: (3)                                         $14.99


As of the end of May 2013, the majority of the net assets of the company were invested in the equity tranches of U.S. CLOs. Investments are also held in U.S. senior secured loans, equity tranches of European CLOs, asset management businesses, hedge funds, real estate funds, and CLO mezzanine tranches, with the remainder of the net assets held in cash less certain net liabilities.

The geographical allocation of TFG's CLO equity, direct loan, and real estate fund investments was weighted primarily towards the United States, at 87.7% of such assets as of the end of May 2013. European exposure was approximately 11.3% and Asia was approximately 1.0%. TFG's ownership of asset managers, and investments in certain hedge fund vehicles are excluded from the geographic allocation above as they span more than one region.


1. ) TFG invests substantially all its capital through a master fund, Tetragon Financial Group Master Fund Limited ("TFGMF") in which it holds a 100% share.

2. )Calculation is with reference to U.S. GAAP Shares outstanding (approximately 97.6 million),  which is determined by reducing TFG legal shares issued and outstanding by approximately 7.9 million shares held in treasury, 16.6 million shares held by a subsidiary and 12.1 million shares held in escrow.

3. )Calculation is with reference to pro forma fully diluted Shares outstanding (approximately 110.8 million), which is determined by adding to U.S. GAAP Shares outstanding, shares held in escrow of 12.1 million and the number of shares corresponding to the applicable intrinsic value of the options issued to the Investment Manager at the time of the company's IPO (approximately 1.1 million).

    Expected Upcoming Events                                   Date
    June 2013 monthly report                                   July 31, 2013 (approx.)
    Q2 2013 Financial results and interim financial statements July 31, 2013
    Q2 2013 Ex-Dividend date                                   August 1, 2013
    Q2 2013 Dividend record date                               August 5, 2013
    Q2 2013 Quarterly investor call                            August 8, 2013
    Q2 2013 Dividend payment date                              August 23, 2013
    TFG investor day                                           September 30, 2013


As previously announced, TFG will host an investor day in London on September 30, 2013 starting at 1:00 p.m. BST.  The event will also be webcast live.  The presentations are expected to cover reviews of TFG's asset management platform and investment portfolio.  Further details regarding registration and agenda will be published closer to the date of the event.

This release does not contain or constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to purchase securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction.  The securities of TFG have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act"), as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. persons unless they are registered under applicable law or exempt from registration.  TFG does not intend to register any portion of its securities in the United States or to conduct a public offer of securities in the United States.  In addition, TFG has not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Investment Company Act of 1940, and investors will not be entitled to the benefits of such Act.  TFG is registered in the public register of the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under Section 1:107 of the Financial Markets Supervision Act ("FMSA") as a collective investment scheme from a designated country. This release constitutes regulated information ("gereglementeerde informatie") within the meaning of Section 1:1 of the FMSA.

For further information, please contact:
David Wishnow/Yuko Thomas
Investor Relations
Press Inquiries:
Brunswick Group
Andrew Garfield/Gill Ackers/Brian Buckley


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