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2014-05-15

Volta Finance Limited: VOLTA FINANCE - APPOINTMENT OF A BOARD MEMBER

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

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Guernsey, 15 May 2014 - The Board of Volta Finance Limited (the "Company") has
appointed Paul Jonathan Meader (a Guernsey resident) as an additional
director to the Board. The Board of Directors, on an on-going basis, reviews
the composition of the Board and is cognisant of the fact that the Board
originally comprised of five directors. Mr Meader has a wealth of relevant
investment management experience and in addition, Mr Meader's expertise in
portfolio and risk management will help strengthen the Board's oversight role
as well as assisting with the continuous improvement of on-going Corporate
Governance.
Paul Meader (48) is an independent director of investment companies, insurers
and investment funds and is also responsible for the Fund Solutions division
of Asset Risk Consultants. Until the autumn of 2012 he was Head of Portfolio
Management for Collins Stewart based in Guernsey, prior to which he was Chief
Executive of Corazon Capital. He has 28 years' experience in financial
markets in London, Dublin and Guernsey holding senior positions in portfolio
management and trading. Prior to joining Corazon he was Managing Director of
Rothschild's Swiss private-banking subsidiary in Guernsey.
Mr Meader is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of
Securities&Investments, a past Commissioner of the Guernsey Financial
Services Commission and past Chairman of the Guernsey International Business
Association.
He is a graduate of Hertford College, Oxford.
Currently he has directorship positions in other listed entities :
BlueCrest AllBlue Fund Limited (Premium Listing on the London Stock Exchange)

ICG-Longbow Senior Secured UK Property Debt Investments Limited (Premium
Listing on the London Stock Exchange)

JP Morgan Global Convertibles Income Fund Limited (Premium Listing on the
London Stock Exchange)

Guaranteed Investment Products 1 PCC Limited (Listed on the Channel Islands
Securities Exchange)
Spitfire Funds (Bermuda) Limited (Listed on the Bermuda Stock Exchange)
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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 NYSE Euronext Amsterdam. Its
investment objectives are to preserve capital and to provide a stable stream
of income to its shareholders through dividends. For this purpose, it pursues
a multi-asset investment strategy targeting various underlying 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; automobile loans. Volta Finance Limited's
basic approach to its underlying assets is through vehicles and arrangements
that provide leveraged exposure to some of those underlying assets.
Volta Finance Limited 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.
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
€547 billion in assets under management as of the end of December 2013. AXA
IM employs approximately 2,143 people around the world and operates out of 21
countries.
CONTACTS
Company Secretary

Sanne Group (Guernsey) Limited

voltafinance@sannegroup.com

+44 (0) 1481 739810
Portfolio Administrator

Deutsche Bank

voltaadmin@list.db.com
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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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 press release contains statements that are, or may deemed to be,
"forward-looking statements". These forward-looking statements can be
identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, including the terms
"believes", "anticipated", "expects", "intends", "is/are expected", "may",
"will" or "should". They include the statements regarding the level of the
dividend, the current market context and its impact on the long-term return
of Volta's investments. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve
risks and uncertainties and readers are cautioned that any such
forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance. Volta
Finance's actual results, portfolio composition and performance may differ
materially from the impression created by the forward-looking statements.
Volta Finance does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise
forward-looking statements.
Any target information is based on certain assumptions as to future events
which may not prove to be realised. Due to the uncertainty surrounding these
future events, the targets are not intended to be and should not be regarded
as profits or earnings or any other type of forecasts. There can be no
assurance that any of these targets will be achieved. In addition, no
assurance can be given that the investment objective will be achieved.
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