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2016-01-29

Volta Finance Limited : Block listing Interim Review

Volta Finance Limited (VTA) - Blocklisting six monthly return

NOT FOR RELEASE, DISTRIBUTION OR PUBLICATION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR INTO
THE UNITED STATES

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Guernsey, 29 January 2016

Volta Finance Limited (the "Company" or "Volta") today publishes its
Blocklisting six monthly return.

As announced on 30 July 2015, the Company made an application for admission to
listing on the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and to trading on
the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange of up to 504,717 ordinary shares
of no par value in the Company in relation to the possible future conversion
of all remaining Class C shares into ordinary shares by Volta's Investment
Manager. Under the Performance Fee payment basis that was applicable until 31
July 2013, Volta's Investment Manager was previously issued with Class C
shares, which are non-voting shares. The Class C shares are convertible into
ordinary shares, which are voting shares, by AXA IM Paris upon sale to a
third party.

Name of applicant: Volta Finance Limited.

Name of scheme: Issue of ordinary shares in respect of any Class C shares
converted to ordinary shares upon sale to a third party unaffiliated with the
Investment Manager.

Period of return: From 30 July 2015 to 29 January 2016

Balance of unallotted securities under scheme from previous return: 504,717
ordinary shares of no par value each.

Plus: The amount by which the block scheme has been increased since the date
of the last return (if any increase has been applied for): Nil.

Less: Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme during period: 174,057
ordinary shares of no par value each.

Equals: Balance under scheme not yet issued/allotted at the end of the period:
330,660 ordinary shares of no par value each.

Name of contact: John Bishop at Sanne Group (Guernsey) Limited, Company
Secretary.

Telephone number of contact: +44 (0) 1481 739810

For further information, please contact:

Company Secretary and Portfolio Administrator

Sanne Group (Guernsey) Limited
voltafinance@sannegroup.com

+44 (0) 1481 739810

Corporate Broker

Liberum Capital Limited
Richard Bootle
Jonathan Wilkes-Green
+44 (0) 20 3100 2222
For the Investment Manager

AXA Investment Managers Paris
Serge Demay
serge.demay@axa-im.com

+33 (0) 1 44 45 84 47

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ABOUT VOLTA FINANCE LIMITED

Volta Finance Limited is incorporated in Guernsey under The Companies
(Guernsey) Law, 2008 (as amended) and listed on Euronext Amsterdam and the
London Stock Exchange's Main Market for listed securities. Volta's home
member state for the purposes of the EU Transparency Directive is the
Netherlands. As such, Volta is subject to regulation and supervision by the
AFM, being the regulator for financial markets in the Netherlands.

Volta's investment objectives are to preserve capital and to provide a stable
stream of income to its shareholders through dividends. Volta seeks to attain
its investment objectives predominantly through diversified investments in
structured finance assets. The assets that the Company may invest in either
directly or indirectly include, but are not limited to: corporate credits;
sovereign and quasi-sovereign debt; residential mortgage loans; and,
automobile loans. The Company's approach to investment is through vehicles
and arrangements that essentially provide leveraged exposure to portfolios of
such underlying assets. The Company has appointed AXA Investment Managers
Paris an investment management company with a division specialised in
structured credit, for the investment management of all its assets.

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ABOUT AXA INVESTMENT MANAGERS

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) is a multi-expert asset management company
within the AXA Group, a global leader in financial protection and wealth
management. AXA IM is one of the largest European-based asset managers with
€694 billion in assets under management as of the end of June 2015. AXA IM
employs approximately 2,360 people around the world.

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This press release is for information only and does not constitute an
invitation or inducement to acquire shares in Volta Finance. Its circulation
may be prohibited in certain jurisdictions and no recipient may circulate
copies of this document in breach of such limitations or restrictions. This
document is not an offer for sale of the securities referred to herein in the
United States or to persons who are "U.S. persons" for purposes of Regulation
S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"),
or otherwise in circumstances where such offer would be restricted by
applicable law. Such securities may not be sold in the United States absent
registration or an exemption from registration from the Securities Act. The
company does not intend to register any portion of the offer of such
securities in the United States or to conduct a public offering of such
securities in the United States.

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This communication is only being distributed to and is only directed at (i)
persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) investment professionals
falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000
(Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Order") or (iii) high net worth
companies, and other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling
within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons together being
referred to as "relevant persons"). The securities referred to herein are
only available to, and any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe,
purchase or otherwise acquire such securities will be engaged in only with,
relevant persons. Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or
rely on this document or any of its contents. Past performance cannot be
relied on as a guide to future performance.

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This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Volta Finance Limited via Globenewswire

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