DAILY MAIL & GENERAL TRUST PLC: Transaction in Own Shares

8 April 2013 
               DAILY MAIL AND GENERAL TRUST PLC ("DMGT")                    

                           Transaction in Own Shares                           

DMGT ("the Company") announces that it purchased on 8 April 2013, through
Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Ltd, 89,331 `A' Ordinary Non-Voting shares at
an average price of £6.9880.

The lowest price paid was £6.940 and the highest price paid was £7.000.

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 6 February 2013.

Following the above purchase, the Company holds 15,890,250 `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

Cumulative purchases to date under the buy-back programme amount to
approximately £34 million. This figure includes commission and stamp duty.

Name and contact for queries:

Claire Chapman, General Counsel & Company Secretary: 0203 615 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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