Statement by General Partner

2006-03-302005-08-312006-04-04Limited Partnerships Act 1907TSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to section 10 of the Limited Partnerships Act 1907, on 31 August 2005, MBPI AG transferred to F.L.P. Limited all of the interest held by it in Advent Private Equity Fund III ‘A’ (“the Partnership”), a limited partnership registered in England with number LP7161 and that with effect from 31 August 2005 MBP AG ceased to be a limited partner and F.L.P. Limited became a limited partner in the Partnership. For and on behalf of Advent Venture Partners LLP, as manager of Advent Private Equity Fund III ‘A’. 30 March 2006.