F&C Pacific Inv Tst

Transaction in Own Shares

F&C Pacific Inv Tst 
12 March 2004

                        F&C PACIFIC INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

                             PURCHASE OF OWN SHARES

1) Date of purchase:

11 March 2004

2) Number of Ordinary Shares purchased:


3) Highest and lowest price paid per share (excluding expenses):


4) The issued share capital of the Company following this buy-back will be:

Ordinary Shares - 170,101,424

5) Name and telephone number of contact for queries:

Miss T.A. Bennett
020 7628 8000

6) Name of authorised Company official responsible for this notification:

Miss T.A. Bennett
For and on behalf of F&C Management Limited, Secretary

7) Date of notification

11 March 2004

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