FINSBURY GROWTH & INCOME TRUST PLC

Legal Entity Identifier:  213800NN4ZKX2LG1GQ40

Issue of Ordinary Shares

On 15 September 2017 FINSBURY GROWTH & INCOME TRUST PLC (the “Company”) issued from its block listing authority of 30 May 2017 160,000 new Ordinary shares of 25p each at a price of 730.50 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 9,305,001 ordinary shares under its block listing facility.

As a result of this issue, the total number of ordinary shares in issue now stands at 158,211,712 and the total number of voting rights in the Company is 158,211,712. There are no shares held in treasury.

The above figure of 158,211,712 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 Guidance and Transparency Rules.

Enquiries:

Victoria Hale   

Frostrow Capital LLP             

Tel: 0203 170 8732