The Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund�s investment objective is to achieve long-term capital appreciation through investment primarily in equity securities of companies in the Asia Pacific countries. At least 80% of assets will be invested in securities traded on Asian markets, securities that derive the majority of their revenue from Asian markets, American depository receipts of Asian securities, and securities and investment companies that invest in Asian markets. The Fund will invest primarily in Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. It invests in sectors, such as information technology, industrials, banking, energy, materials, consumer discretionary, diversified financials, real estate developers, consumer staples, telecommunications and utilities. The Fund�s investment manager is Baring Asset Management (Asia) Limited. Its administrator is Prudential Investments LLC.