FINSBURY GROWTH & INCOME TRUST PLC - Issue of Equity

FINSBURY GROWTH & INCOME TRUST PLC - Issue of Equity

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FINSBURY GROWTH & INCOME TRUST PLC

Allotment of Ordinary Shares

On 4 August 2015 FINSBURY GROWTH & INCOME TRUST PLC (the “Company”) allotted from its block listing authority of 26 January 2015 170,000 new Ordinary shares of 25p each at a price of 585.50 pence per share; these shares rank pari passu with the existing Ordinary shares in issue. The issue price equates to a premium to the cum income net asset value per share at the time of the transaction of 0.7%, such premium including a placing commission of 0.2%.

Following this issue, the Company has the ability to issue a further 531,501 ordinary shares under its blocklisting facility.

As a result of this allotment, the total number of ordinary shares in issue now stands at 116,985,212 and the total number of voting rights in the Company is 116,985,212. There are no shares held in treasury.

The above figure of 116,985,212 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculation by which they may determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Enquiries:

Victoria Hale  

Frostrow Capital LLP             

Tel: 020 3 170 8732