DAILY MAIL & GENERAL TRUST PLC: Transaction in Own Shares

7 January 2013 
               DAILY MAIL AND GENERAL TRUST PLC ("DMGT")                    

                           Transaction in Own Shares                           

DMGT ("the Company") announces that it purchased on 7 January 2013, through
Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Ltd, 74,567 `A' Ordinary Non-Voting shares at
an average price of £5.7164.

The lowest price paid was £5.6500 and the highest price paid was £5.7450.

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 12,306,242 '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 and contact number for queries:

Claire Chapman, DMGT General Counsel & Company Secretary: 0203 615 2653
                                               Daily Mail and General Trust plc
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                                                                 2 Derry Street
                                                                  London W8 5TT
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