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Monthly Performance Update

August 21, 2014



22nd August 2014Pantheon International Participations PLC Performance update at 31st July 2014Pantheon International Participations PLC ("PIP") announces an unaudited net asset value ("NAV") per share at 31st July 2014 of 1,373.1p, an increase of 8.9p (0.7%) from the NAV per share as at 30th June 2014. Investment income (2.1p, 0.2%), foreign exchange gains (9.7p, 0.7%) and share buybacks (0.8p, 0.1%) were offset by valuation losses (-2.0p, -0.2%) and expenses (-1.7p, -0.1%). PIP's valuation policy for private equity funds is based on the latest valuations reported by the managers of the funds in which PIP has holdings. In the case of PIP's valuation at 31st July 2014, the majority of reported valuations (accounting for circa 93% by value) are dated 31st March 2014 or later. At 31st July 2014, PIP's private equity assets stood at 835m, whilst cash balances were 71m. Undrawn commitments to investments stood at 196m at 31st July 2014, calculated using exchange rates at that date. In addition, the Company's multi-currency revolving credit facility agreement, comprising a US$82m facility and a 57m facility, remained completely undrawn. PIP's portfolio generated net cash of 16.9m during the month, with distributions of 19.0m relative to 2.1m of calls from existing commitments to private equity funds. During the month, PIP completed five new investments comprising two secondaries, two primaries and one co-investment. The secondaries comprise a 20.1m investment in a European buyout fund that was 88% funded and a 11.5m investment in three European buyout funds that were on average 90% funded. PIP made two primary commitments to European buyout funds: 9.3m to Altor Fund IV and 7.5m to ECI 10. PIP also completed a 4.2m co-investment alongside Wasserstein & Co., LP in ALM Media, a global leader in specialised business news and information. PIP acquired 100,000 ordinary shares for a total of 1.14m at a price of 1,144.0p per share (16% discount to NAV per share at 30th June 2014), and 100,000 redeemable shares for a total of 1.06m at a price of 1,055.0p per share (23% discount to NAV per share at 30th June 2014). Monthly Report The July monthly newsletter can be accessed on PIP's website at www.pipplc.com in the Investor Relations section under the heading "Reports & Newsletters", or by following this link: http://www.pipplc.com/investor-relations/financial-reports. Ends NOTES PIP PIP is a London quoted investment trust, managed by Pantheon Ventures (UK) LLP ("Pantheon"), a leading global private equity fund investor, investing in both primary funds and secondary transactions, and from time to time capitalising further on its fund investment activities by acquiring direct holdings in unquoted companies, usually either where a vendor is seeking to sell a combined portfolio of fund interests and direct holdings or where there is a private equity manager, well known to Pantheon, investing on substantially the same terms. With investments in private equity funds, covering multiple private equity strategies ranging from investments in late stage buyouts to early stage technology, PIP enables individuals as well as institutions to gain access to a substantial portfolio of unquoted companies in the USA, the UK, Continental Europe and Asia, within funds managed by experienced private equity managers. Pantheon Pantheon is a leading global private equity fund investor that invests on behalf of over 400 institutional investors. Established over 30 years ago, Pantheon has developed a strong reputation and track record in primary, secondary and co-investments and across all stages and geographies. Pantheon has 18.3 billion in AUM (as at 31st March 2014), over 195 employees, including over 70 investment professionals, located across offices in London, San Francisco, New York, Hong Kong, Seoul and BogotÁ. For more information please visit PIP's website at www.pipplc.com or contact: Andrew Lebus or Alexis Barling Pantheon 020 7484 6200 Neither the contents of the Company's website nor the contents of any website accessible from hyperlinks on the Company's website (or any other website) is incorporated into, or forms part of this announcement. Pantheon International Telephone +44 (0) 20 Participations PLC 7484 6200 Norfolk House Facsimile +44 (0)20 7484 6201 31 St. James's Square E-mail: London SW1Y 4JR pip.ir@pantheon.com Internet: www.pipplc.com Registered office: Beaufort House, 51 New North Road, Exeter, Devon EX4 4EP. Incorporated in England number: 2147984. An investment company under section 833 of the Companies Act 2006. Managed by Pantheon Ventures (UK) LLP. END The content and accuracy of news releases published on this site and/or distributed by PR Newswire or its partners are the sole responsibility of the originating company or organisation. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of our services, such releases are not actively monitored or reviewed by PR Newswire or its partners and under no circumstances shall PR Newswire or its partners be liable for any loss or damage resulting from the use of such information. All information should be checked prior to publication.




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