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Rights and Issues Investment Trust plc (the "Company")

Transaction in own shares

The Company announces that on 7 June 2017 it purchased for cancellation 1,835 Income Shares of £0.25 each at a price of £21.40 per share.

Following the above transaction, the total number of Income Shares in issue is 8,695,841. There are no shares held in treasury. This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company.

Enquiries:

George Bayer/Maria Matheou
Maitland Administration Services Limited
01245 398950
Robert Finlay
Stockdale Securities Limited
020 7601 6118