Mapleridge Fund Ltd

Issue of Series of Shares

Mapleridge Fund Limited
25 April 2006







COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT






For Immediate Release                                                                  25 April 2006












Mapleridge Fund Limited

                                  (the 'Fund')





Re: Issue of Series of Shares





The Directors of the Fund wish to announce that the following Series of Shares
in the Company have been issued:


              Series                           Date Issued                       Issue Price

          Class B4 Shares                     1 April 2006                        US$100.00




The Class B4 Shares will be admitted to the Daily Official List of the Irish
Stock Exchange with effect from 27 April 2006.








Enquiries:


JP Morgan Tranaut Fund Administration Limited                           Reneaka Hassell

                                                                        Phone: + 441 278 7100
McCann FitzGerald Listing Services Limited                              Kate Rona

                                                                        Phone: + 353 1 611 9131

















This announcement has been issued through the Companies Announcement Service of

                           The Irish Stock Exchange.








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