Source - PRN

The notification set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a)    Name of natural person Graham Menzies
2 - Reason for the notification
a)    Position/status Director
b)    Initial notification/amendment Initial Notification
3 - Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a)    Full name of the entity Aberforth Geared Income Trust plc
b)    Legal Entity Identifier code 2138008A77WGCP5LV740
4 - Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted
a)    Financial Instrument Ordinary Shares
Identification Code SEDOL: B4TR344
b)    Nature of transaction Ceased management of two non-beneficial portfolios  which together held 2,250 Ordinary Shares
c)    Date Of Transaction 12 September 2016
d)    Price (s) N/A
e)    Volume(s) 2,250
f)     Aggregated information N/A
g)    Place Of Transaction N/A
h)    Currency GBP - British Pound
Contact David Holland
Aberforth Partners LLP, Secretaries
Date of Notification 16 September 2016