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Monday 11 October, 2004

Gartmore Balanced

Correction to Proposed Voluntary Winding-up


Gartmore Balanced Assets Trust PLC

GBAT Securities PLC

Correction to Timetable in Announcement Re Proposed Voluntary Winding-up

Due to an error, the deadline for returning forms of proxy for the
Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company appeared in the timetable as 11.05
am on 1 November 2004. In fact the forms must be returned at 11.05 am on 30
October 2004, 48 hours before the meeting due to be held at 11.05 am on 1
November 2004. A corrected timetable is shown below.

EXPECTED TIMETABLE

Suspension of ZDP Shares and Ordinary Shares 7.30 a.m. on 27 October 2004      
from trading on the London Stock Exchange                                      
and suspension of listing on the Official                                      
List of the UK Listing Authority                                               
                                                                               
Latest time and date for receipt of Voting   5.00 p.m. on 28 October 2004      
Direction Form from Gartmore Savings Schemes                                   
participants                                                                   
                                                                               
Registers close                              close of business on 29 October   
                                             2004                              
                                                                               
Latest time and date for receipt of Form(s)                                    
of Proxy for use at the:                                                       
                                                                               
- Extraordinary General Meeting of GBAT      11.00 a.m. on 30 October 2004     
Securities                                                                     
                                                                               
- Extraordinary General Meeting of the       11.05 a.m. on 30 October 2004     
Company                                                                        
                                                                               
Extraordinary General Meeting of GBAT        11.00 a.m. on 1 November 2004     
Securities                                                                     
                                                                               
Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company 11.05 a.m. on 1 November 2004     
                                                                               
Effective Date of winding-up the Company and 1 November 2004                   
GBAT Securities                                                                
                                                                               
Initial liquidation distribution1 of GBAT    week commencing 1 November 2004   
Securities *                                                                   
                                                                               
Initial liquidation distribution to Gartmore week commencing 1 November 2004   
Savings Schemes participants                                                   

* The distribution will take the form of a cheque or a credit to the
Shareholder's Crest account, as applicable.

11 October 2004

Enquiries

Ian Williams Lansons 07939 543 587

Howard Myles Ernst & Young 0207 951 5324


                                                                                                                         

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