Final Results

Fleming Emerging Mkts Inv Tst PLC 7 September 2000 THE FLEMING EMERGING MARKETS INVESTMENT TRUST Results For the Year Ended 30th June, 2000 London, 7th September, 2000 The Fleming Emerging Markets Investment Trust plc today announced its results for the year ended 30th June, 2000. The net asset value per share increased by 28.6% over the year compared to an increase in the benchmark index, the MSCI Emerging Markets Free Index in Sterling terms, of 14.2%. As the Company continues to focus on capital gain rather than income , there is a modest revenue loss. No dividend is payable. Commenting on the results, the Chairman, Roger Murray said; 'I am pleased to report an extremely satisfactory performance this year. In addition to a strong outperformance of the benchmark index, the share price has benefited from the narrowing of our discount so that the share price return was 32.6% over the period. We have a good team and a proven strategy in place and look forward to future growth' For further information, please contact: Linda Field, Company Secretary Fleming Emerging Markets Investment Trust plc 0207 880 3426 THE FLEMING EMERGING MARKETS INVESTMENT TRUST PLC UNAUDITED FIGURES FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30TH JUNE 2000 2000 1999 £'000 £'000 REVENUE Income Overseas dividends 2,517 3,038 Franked investment income 36 - Scrip dividends 490 105 Deposit interest 65 338 Stock lending fees (net) 49 30 _____ _____ Gross Revenue 3,157 3,511 Less Management fee 2,199 1,922 Other administrative expenses 509 278 Interest payable 1,273 1,556 ______ _____ Return before Taxation (824) (245) Less Taxation 230 215 Return available to ______ _____ ordinary shareholders (1,054) (460) ====== -==== 2000 1999 £'000 £'000 CAPITAL Return attributable to ordinary shareholders 40,131 25,926 ====== ====== Dividends per ordinary share Nil Nil Revenue return per ordinary share (1.14) p (0.48) p Capital return per ordinary share 43.22 p 27.07 p Total return per ordinary share 42.08 p 26.59p At 30 June 2000 Total Net Assets (£'000) 178,959 144,137 Net Asset Value per Ordinary Share 195.2 p 151.8 p THE FLEMING EMERGING MARKETS INVESTMENT TRUST PLC UNAUDITED FIGURES FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30TH JUNE 2000 CASH FLOW STATEMENT 2000 1999 £'000 £'000 Net cash (outflow)/inflow from operating activities (270) 641 Net cash outflow from servicing of finance (1,831) (1,758) Total tax recovered 1,046 - Net cash (outflow)/inflow from capital expenditure and financial investment (5,125) 15,414 Net cash outflow from financing (1,677) (6,650) _____ _____ (Decrease) /increase in cash in the year (7,857) 7,647 ====== ===== The above financial information does not constitute statutory accounts as defined in Section 240 of the Companies Act 1985. The comparative financial information is based on the statutory accounts for the year ended 30th June 1999. These accounts, upon which the auditors issue an unqualified opinion, have been delivered to the Registrar of Companies. CHASE FLEMING ASSET MANAGEMENT (UK)LIMITED
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