Blue Planet UK Financials Investment Trust plc ("the Company")
The Company has been advised that Blue Planet Investments Limited,
a company owned by Mr K C Murray, a director of the Company, acquired
on Monday 28 April 2003, 25,000 ordinary shares of 50p each in the
Company ("ordinary shares") at 54 p per share.
Mr Murray is, following this acquisition, beneficially interested in
1,890,000 ordinary shares (of which 1,127,000 are held by Blue Planet
Investments Limited) representing 13.26 per cent of the Company's
issued ordinary share capital.