DAILY MAIL & GENERAL TRUST PLC: Transaction in Own Shares

13 December 2012 
               Daily Mail and General Trust plc (`DMGT')                    

                           Transaction in own shares                           

DMGT (`the Company') announces that it purchased on 13 December 2012, through
Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Ltd, 11,447,381 `A' Ordinary Non-Voting
shares at an average price of £5.4014 per share.

The lowest price paid was £5.375 per share and the highest price paid was £
5.430 per share.

The shares were purchased pursuant to the Company's share buy-back programme
announced on 22 November 2012 and in accordance with the authority granted by
shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 8 February 2012.

Following the above purchase, the Company holds 11,447,381 `A' Ordinary
Non-Voting shares as treasury shares. The total number of `A' Ordinary
Non-Voting shares in issue (excluding shares held as treasury shares) is

Name of contact and telephone number for queries:

Claire Chapman, DMGT Company Secretary: 020 3615 2653
                                               Daily Mail and General Trust plc
                                             Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street,
                                                                 London, W8 5TT
                                     Registered in England and Wales No. 184594

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