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Aberdeen Files Supplemental Executive Compensation Disclosure


TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 03/18/11 -- ABERDEEN INTERNATIONAL INC. ("Aberdeen", or the "Company") (TSX: AAB) today announces that it has filed additional compensation disclosure for Aberdeen to supplement the information contained in its management information circular dated May 18, 2010 (the "Circular") prepared for the annual meeting of the shareholders of the Corporation held on June 17, 2010, including information stating that Mr. Stan Bharti is a "Named Executive Officer", which was not disclosed in the Circular; correcting and clarifying the Compensation Discussion and Analysis; correcting and clarifying the Corporation's disclosure regarding the use of benchmarking to determine salaries, as benchmarking is not used; correcting and clarifying the establishment of performance goals to determine bonuses; correcting and clarifying the disclosure with respect to the performances bonuses paid by the Corporation for the year ended January 31, 2010 as set out under the heading "Elements of Compensation Program - Bonus Payments", and includes a discussion of how the trend in the performance graph compares to the trend in the Corporation's compensation of executive officers. In addition, this supplement clarifies and corrects the disclosure in the Circular which stated that performance bonuses are paid in connection with realized gains and notes that performance bonuses may be payable in connection with both realized and unrealized gains. The information is provided as at January 31, 2010.

About Aberdeen International Inc:

Aberdeen is a publicly traded global investment and merchant banking company focused on small cap companies in the resource sector. Aberdeen will seek to acquire significant equity participation in pre-IPO and/or early stage public resource companies with undeveloped or undervalued high-quality resources. Aberdeen will focus on companies that: (i) are in need of managerial, technical and financial resources to realize their full potential; (ii) are undervalued in foreign capital markets; and/or (iii) operate in jurisdictions with moderate local political risk. Aberdeen will seek to provide value-added managerial and board advisory services to companies. The Corporation's intention will be to optimize the return on its investment over an 18 to 24 month investment time frame.

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Cautionary Note

Except for statements of historical fact contained herein, the information in this press release constitutes "forward-looking information" within the meaning of Canadian securities law. Such forward-looking information may be identified by words such as "plans", "proposes", "estimates", "intends", "expects", "believes", "may", "will" and include without limitation, statements regarding the executive compensation supplement, , past success as an indicator of future success; net asset value of the Company; the potential of investee companies and the appreciation of their share price; the future intentions of the Company with regard to its shareholdings; the Company's plan of business operations; the proposed dividend policy; and anticipated returns. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate; actual results and future events could differ materially from such statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, among others, metal prices, competition, financing risks, acquisition risks, risks inherent in the mining industry, and regulatory risks. Most of these factors are outside the control of the Company. Investors are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking information. Except as otherwise required by applicable securities statutes or regulation, the Company expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Aberdeen International
Mike McAllister
Manager, Investor Relations
+1 416-309-2134

Aberdeen International
David Stein
President, Chief Operating Officer
+1 416-861-5812

Source: Aberdeen International Inc.