FINSBURY GROWTH & INCOME TRUST PLC - Holding(s) in Company

FINSBURY GROWTH & INCOME TRUST PLC - Holding(s) in Company

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For filings with the FCA include the annex

For filings with issuer exclude the annex


TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer                     Finsbury Growth &
of existing shares to which voting rights are                           Income Trust plc
attached:ii

2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                            X

An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result
in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to
qualifying financial instruments

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                                       X

Other (please specify):

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the                          Brewin Dolphin Limited
notification obligation:iii

4. Full name of shareholder(s)
 (if different from 3.):iv

5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                                       09 December 2014
reached: v

6. Date on which issuer notified:                                       11 December 2014

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                                               12%
reached: vi, vii


8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix

Class/type   Situation previous           Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
of           to the triggering
shares       transaction

             Number          Number       Number   Number of voting      % of  voting rights x
if possible  of              of           of       rights
using        Shares          Voting       shares
the ISIN                     Rights
CODE                                      Direct   Direct xi  Indirect   Direct   Indirect
                                                              xii
ORD GBP0.25
             12,187,819      12,187,819   N/A      N/A        12,215,266 N/A      11.9874%
GB0007816068




B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of        Expiration        Exercise/          Number of voting             % of voting
financial      date xiii         Conversion Period  rights that may be           rights
instrument                       xiv                acquired if the
                                                    instrument is
                                                    exercised/ converted.





C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Instruments xv, xvi

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of       Exercise price Expiration Exercise/  Number of voting rights   % of voting
financial                    date xvii  Conversion instrument refers to      rights xix, xx
instrument                              period
                                        xviii

                                                                             Nominal Delta





Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights                          Percentage of voting rights

12,215,266                                       11.9874%





9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi

Indirect - Brewin Nominees (Channel Islands) Limited -          102,377  0.1005 %

Indirect - Brewin Nominees Limited - Individual Designations     71,380  0.0700 %

Indirect - Brewin Nominees Limited  A/c NOM                   4,435,067  4.3524 %

Indirect - Brewin Nominees Limited A/c ISA                    2,861,298  2.8079 %

Indirect - Brewin Nominees Limited  A/c GROSS                 2,376,979  2.3326 %

Indirect - Brewin Nominees Limited A/c CHARITY                  764,329  0.7501 %

Indirect - Brewin Nominees Limited A/c OFFBOND                1,603,836  1.5739 %


                                                 GRAND TOTAL 12,215,266 11.9874 %



Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

13. Additional information:   Figures based on shares in issue of 101,900,212

                              The indirect voting rights under (9) relate to shares
                              held in client portfolios, managed by those firms,
                              under discretionary investment management agreements.

14. Contact name:                                                     Graham Brabbs

15. Contact telephone number:                                         0191 230 7190