THE OTTOMAN FUND LIMITED

For immediate release
11 February 2015

Announcement Regarding Investigation into Fraud Update

The Ottoman Fund Limited announces that BDO LLP has completed its forensic review of the books and records of the Company’s Turkish subsidiaries and has determined that the Company’s former Chief Financial Officer in Turkey has removed from the Company’s Turkish subsidiaries the net amount in Turkish Lira equivalent to US$1.35 million as of 10 February 2015 exchange rates. The Company has retained White & Case's affiliated local law firm in Istanbul as well as a Turkish criminal attorney to obtain civil and criminal redress against the former Chief Financial Officer. The Company has also brought suit against him in the Royal Court of Jersey and has obtained a worldwide freezing order and a default judgment. The Company will make further announcements in due course.

For further details, please contact:

N+1 Singer     020 7496 3000
James Maxwell

Company Secretary: Vistra Fund Services Limited      01534 504 700