DAILY MAIL & GENERAL TRUST PLC: Transaction in Own Shares

22 March 2013 
               Daily Mail and General Trust plc (`DMGT')                    

                           Transaction in own shares                           

DMGT (`the Company') announces that on 22 March 2013 it transferred 497,895 `A'
Ordinary Non-Voting Shares out of treasury at a price of £6.8159 per share to
match obligations to provide shares to minority shareholders of its Risk
Management Solutions subsidiary who had acquired them as a result of exercising
their stock options under its scheme.

Simultaneous with the transfer out of treasury of these shares, DMGT has
acquired from JPMorgan Cazenove Limited 497,895 `A' Ordinary Non-Voting shares
at a price of £6.8159. The shares purchased will be held in treasury.

Following these transfers the total number of `A' Ordinary Non-Voting shares
held in treasury is 15,567,187 and the total number of `A' Ordinary Non-Voting
shares in issue (excluding shares held as treasury shares) is 357,789,221.

Name of contact and telephone number for queries:

Fran Sallas, DMGT Assistant Company Secretary: 020 3615 2904
                                               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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