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2014-05-05

RHJ International SA: RHJ International Announces Revised Board Structure

Brussels, 5 May 2014 - RHJ International ("RHJI" or the "Company") today
announces that Konstantin Graf von Schweinitz will replace D. Ronald Daniel
as Chairman, effective from the Company's AGM on 18 June 2014. Graf von
Schweinitz was appointed as a director of RHJI in June 2011, is an
independent non-executive director of Kleinwort Benson Bank Limited, as well
as Chairman of its Audit Committee and member of its Strategic Risk
Committee.

RHJI also announces today that Timothy C. Collins tendered his resignation to
the board on 3 April 2014, effective from 3 May 2014. In addition, D. Ronald
Daniel and Jun Makihara will step down from the board at the June AGM.

As a consequence, the board will be reduced in size from eight to five board
members, which will generate further efficiency savings as RHJI captures
synergies from the integration of BHF-Bank. This is compliant with the
Belgian Corporate Governance Charter and is in line with our revised articles
of association, which were approved at the Company's EGM in June 2013.

Konstantin Graf von Schweinitz
Graf von Schweinitz, appointed as a director of RHJI in June 2011, is an
independent non-executive director of Kleinwort Benson Bank Limited, as well
as Chairman of its Audit Committee and member of its Strategic Risk
Committee.

He has over 25 years of investment banking experience, principally in capital
markets and risk management. Until March 2007, he spent 19 years at Kleinwort
Benson/Dresdner Bank. He worked in various roles including derivatives
trading, hedge fund management and as COO of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein
UK, before becoming Chief Risk Officer of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and
Head of Risk Management Investment Banking. He was also the Deputy Chairman
of Dresdner Group's Credit Committee, a member of Dresdner Group's Capital
Committee and a member of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein's Executive
Committee. Prior to 1988, he headed the European Swap Group at the Chase
Manhattan Bank.

Since 2007, he has been acting as an advisor on numerous risk and
investment-related assignments for hedge funds, banks and private equity
companies. He is a partner of DII Capital, a financial advisory firm based in
London. He is also a trustee of the Institute for Cancer Research and chairs
the investment committee. He holds a BA and MA from Oxford University.

About RHJ International
RHJ International is a financial services group with principal activities in
wealth management, asset management and merchant banking. Our wealth
management operations are conducted through Kleinwort Benson and BHF: two
independent and relationship-driven private banks, with a combined tier 1
capital ratio of 16.3% and €51 billion of assets under management as at 31
December 2013. RHJI's asset management operations are carried out by
Kleinwort Benson Investors and Frankfurt Trust. Kleinwort Benson Investors is
a Dublin-based institutional asset manager that offers investors innovative
and differentiated specialist strategies on both a segregated and unitised
basis, while Frankfurt Trust specializes in European equities, multi assets
and fixed income. As at 31 December 2013, Kleinwort Benson Investors and
Frankfurt Trust managed €5.4 billion and €16 billion of client assets,
respectively. RHJI is listed on Euronext Brussels, with the ticker symbol
"RHJI".

For further information, please contact:

Jean-Marc Roelandt
Managing Director
RHJ International
Tel: +32 2 643 6013
E-mail: jroelandt@rhji.com

Notes to Editors

RHJI Board of Directors

Konstantin Graf von Schweinitz, Director
Graf von Schweinitz, appointed as a director of RHJI in June 2011, is an
independent non-executive director of Kleinwort Benson Bank Limited, as well
as Chairman of its Audit Committee and member of its Strategic Risk
Committee.

Leonhard Fischer, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Fischer was appointed Chief Executive Officer of RHJI in January 2009. He
was co-Chief Executive Officer of RHJI since May 2007 and is a member of the
Board of Directors since September 2007. Mr Fischer has been a member of the
Board of Directors of Glencore
International plc since April 2011, and was a member of the Board of Directors
of Julius Baer Group Ltd from April 2009 to April 2014.

Mathias Döpfner, Director
Dr Döpfner was appointed as a director of RHJI in September 2008. He is
currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Axel Springer AG in Berlin,
which he joined in 1998 as Editor-in-Chief of Die Welt. He has been a Member
of the Management Board of Axel Springer since 2000.

Peter Foy, Director
Mr Foy, appointed as a director of RHJI in June 2011, is presently Chairman of
Creative Tank Ltd, a digital marketing company, and a member of the Board of
Directors of Eportation Inc, a security software company.

Lucio A. Noto, Director
Mr Noto, appointed as a director of RHJI in June 2011, is a managing partner
of Midstream Partners LLC, a private investment company specializing in
energy and transportation projects, and a member of the Board of Directors of
Philip Morris International and Penske Automotive Group.

Full Press Release (PDF)
http://hugin.info/135946/R/1782401/610077.pdf

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