Surrender of Licence by The ARP Absolute Return Funds (SICAV) plc
DECEMBER 20, 2012

This notice is to make the general public aware that The ARP Absolute Return Funds (SICAV) plc (“the Scheme”) recently requested the Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) to accept the surrender of the collective investment scheme licence granted in relation to The ARP Credit Opportunities Fund (“the Sub-Fund”). The MFSA has accepted the Scheme’s request. This surrender is entirely voluntary and does not arise as a result of any regulatory action taken by the MFSA. Accordingly, with effect from 20th November 2012, the Sub-Fund ceased to be licensed by the MFSA.

MFSA Ref: 63-2012