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Friday 06 January, 2012

World Trust Fund

Transaction in Own Shares

Transaction in Own Shares

World Trust Fund

The World Trust Fund

Transaction in own shares

The World Trust Fund (the “Company”) announces that on 5 January 2012 the Company purchased 1,525,000 ordinary shares of USD 0.20 each, to be held in treasury, at a price of 172.00p per share.

Following this purchase the Company's issued share capital consists of 54,038,063 ordinary shares with voting rights (including 2,117,982 ordinary shares which are held in treasury).

The Company has been advised that under the Luxembourg Transparency Law of 11 January 2008, shares held in treasury are required to be included in the denominator to be used by shareholders in their shareholding announcements.

Accordingly, the above figure (54,038,063) 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 interests in, the Company in accordance with the Luxembourg Transparency Law of 11 January 2008 on transparency requirements for issuers of securities.

Enquiries:

The World Trust Fund

Westhouse Securities Limited

Alastair Moreton

020 7601 6118

 
 
State Street Bank Luxembourg
Isabelle Charlier
+ 352 46 40 10 7068

6 January 2012

Listing Category: Premium – Equity Closed-ended Investment Fund, to the announcement