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Friday 23 November, 2001

LMI Income & Growth

Holding in Company

Leggmason Inv Inc & Grwth Tst PLC
23 November 2001





LEGGMASON INVESTORS INCOME & GROWTH TRUST PLC



The Company has today been notified that as a result of the acquisition

by Aberdeen High Income Trust plc of HL Income & Growth Trust plc

on 20 November 2001, Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited acquired

2,100,000 ordinary 25p shares of the Company.



The total number of new shares managed by Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited

and its associated companies is 27,162,500 ordinary 25p shares representing

31.69% of the issued class of capital.     

Beneficial Owners                             No. of shares     % of share
                                              held              class
Aberdeen High Income Trust PLC                5,100,000         5.95
Aberdeen Convertible Income Trust PLC         2,000,000         2.33
The Media & Income Trust PLC                  4,562,500         5.32
Aberdeen Preferred Income Trust PLC           7,500,000         8.75
St David's Investment Trust PLC               2,940,000         3.43
Discretionary Private Clients Jersey          60,000            0.07
Leveraged Income Fund Limited                 4,500,000         5.25
Aberdeen Fund of Investment Trusts (Unit      500,000           0.58
Trusts)
Total                                         27,162,500        31.69





Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited have sought guidance from the Takeover Panel

and this merger is regarded as a 'coming together' and therefore Aberdeen

Asset  Managers Limited do not need to submit a SAR3.



23 NOVEMBER 2001

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