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Friday 29 August, 2014

Alpha Returns Group plc

Alpha Returns Group plc : Directorate change

Alpha Returns Group plc : Directorate change

Alpha Returns Group PLC
("Alpha Returns" or the "Company")

29 August 2014

Board Appointment

The Board of Alpha Returns, the AIM traded investing company focusing on investments in high-growth Asian economies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. TSANG, Fung Chu ("Ellen"), aged 46, as an additional independent non-executive director with effect from 1 September.  Ms. Tsang is a Fellow of both the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and has a Bachelor's degree in Social Science from the University of Hong Kong.  She has broad experience in the finance and accounting fields and co-founded C & T Associates Ltd. which provides professional services to various kinds of PRC companies and investors and has acted as reporting accountant for various very substantial transactions for Hong Kong listed companies. She was also an independent non-executive director of Hong Kong GEM listed Bingo Group Holdings Ltd. for three years to August 2010. She has served as honorary auditor for several non-governmental and non-profit making organisations and has held a number of government and public appointments. Ms. Tsang will chair the remuneration committee and will also be joining the Company's audit committee.

Chairman, Tony Drury commented: "Ellen Tsang is a welcome and valuable addition to the Board of Alpha Returns. Her proven accounting and commercial skills and experience will allow her to contribute positively to the investment strategy being pursued by the Company."

Ms. Tsang holds no shares in the Company and is now or has been within the last 5 years a director of the following companies:

Present:
Art Point Ltd., C & T Associates Ltd., Hong Kong Junior Foundation Ltd. (HKJC Foundation Ltd.), Winbiz Group Company Ltd..
Previous:
2012 JCI Asia Pacific Hong Kong Conference Ltd., Bingo Group Holdings Ltd. (formerly Emcom International Ltd.), Rotary Club of Metropolitan Hong Kong Ltd..

Ms Tsang is also a member of the HKSAR Yau Tsim Mong Area Committee and of the HKSAR Advisory Panel on Vetting of Amusement Games/Machines.  She was until recently an observer of the HKSAR Independent Police Complaints Council and acts as joint company secretary to China Machinery Engineering Corporation, listed in Hong Kong.

There are no further disclosures to be made pursuant to Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules.

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For further information:

Alpha Returns Group plc  Christopher Neo
Executive Director
020 3286 6388
ZAI Corporate Finance Ltd (NOMAD) Peter Trevelyan-Clark/Ivy Wang 020 7060 2220
Peterhouse Corporate Finance (Broker)  Duncan Vasey/Lucy Williams 020 7220 9797



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