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 25 August 2015 FINSBURY GROWTH & INCOME TRUST PLC (the “Company”) allotted from its block listing authority of 20 July 2015 75,000 new Ordinary shares of 25p each at a price of 544.25 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 9,256,501 ordinary shares under its blocklisting facility.

As a result of this allotment, the total number of ordinary shares in issue now stands at 118,260,212 and the total number of voting rights in the Company is 118,260,212. There are no shares held in treasury.

The above figure of 118,260,212 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