Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
Applicant, a closed-end investment company, seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. Applicant transferred its assets to Lazard Alternative Strategies 1099 Fund, and on December 31, 2013, made a distribution to its shareholders based on net asset value. Expenses of $200,000 incurred in connection with the reorganization were paid by Lazard Asset Management LLC, applicant's investment adviser. Filing Dates: The application was filed on January 30, 2014, and amended on March 26, 2014. Applicant's Address: 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112-6300.