3i European Technology Trust PLC
26 January 2001
ISSUE OF ORDINARY SHARES
Application has today been made to the UK Listing Authority and The London Stock
Exchange for the listing and admission to trading of 5,000,000 ordinary shares
of 1 pence each at a price of 78.5p per share . The shares have been allotted
for cash, subject to their effective admission to the Official List and to
trading on the London Stock Exchange, at a premium to the net asset value under
section 80 and 95 (disapplication of pre-emption provisions) of the Companies
Act 1985. It is anticipated that admission to the Official List and to trading
on the London Stock Exchange will take place on Monday, 29 January 2001.
Following the issue, there will be 382,325,002 ordinary shares in issue.