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Dirs' Dealing InvTst (DDIT)

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Thursday 29 October, 2009

Dirs' Dealing InvTst

Result of AGM


     The Directors' Dealing Investment Trust Plc ("DDIT" or the "Company")     

                            Annual General Meeting                             

The Board of DDIT is pleased to announce that all resolutions proposed at the
annual general meeting of the Company ("AGM") which was held earlier today were
duly passed.

Resolutions 1 to 4 (inclusive) and Resolution 6 related to Ordinary Business
and were passed on a show of hands. The total number of proxy votes lodged in
relation to those resolutions were as follows:

Resolution   Votes in        %         Votes         %       Withheld  
             favour*                  against                  votes   
                                                                       
    1       2,219,203      98.90      24,635       1.10      2,620,028 
                                                                       
    2       2,223,765      99.13      19,609       0.87      2,620,492 
                                                                       
    3       2,234,969       100          0           0       2,628,897 
                                                                       
    4       4,842,556      99.58      20,630       0.42         680    
                                                                       
    6       2,228,773      99.29      15,831       0.71      2,619,262 

* The "in favour" votes include those votes giving the Chairman discretion

Following the resignation of Mr Jeffery on 28 October 2009, Resolution 5 was
withdrawn from the business of the meeting. The Chairman informed the meeting
that the Board's Nomination Committee would be meeting shortly to discuss the
appointment of one or more additional directors.

Resolutions 7 to 10 related to Special Business.

Resolution 8 (renewal of the authority to allot shares) was passed by way of an
Ordinary Resolution on a show of hands. The total number of proxy votes lodged
in relation to this resolution were as follows:

Resolution   Votes in        %         Votes         %       Withheld  
             favour*                  against                  votes   
                                                                       
    8       2,244,104       100          0           0       2,619,762 

Resolution 7 (renewal of the authority to buy-back shares), Resolution 9
(dis-application of pre-emption rights) and Resolution 10 (reduction of the
notice required for the holding of general meetings other than annual general
meetings) were passed by way of Special Resolutions on a poll. The total number
of votes cast for and against each of these resolutions were as follows:

Resolution     For          %        Against         %         Total   
                                                                       
    7       2,244,604     99.95       1,030        0.05      2,245,634 
                                                                       
    9       2,220,252     98.91       24,482       1.09      2,244,734 
                                                                       
    10      2,239,214     99.73       6,020        0.27      2,245,234 

* The "in favour" votes include those votes giving the Chairman discretion

At the meeting, the Investment Manager delivered a presentation in which he
outlined the Company's investment concept and reported on the performance of
the Legacy Portfolio and the Directors' Dealing Portfolio. A copy of this
presentation is available at www.directorsdealing.co.uk.

Under Listing Rule 9.6.2 copies of the resolutions passed relating to Special
Business will be submitted to the Financial Services Authority ("FSA") and will
shortly be available for inspection at the FSA's Document Viewing Facility
situated at the following address:

The Financial Services Authority

25 The North Colonnade

Canary Wharf

London E14 5HS


                                                                                                          

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