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Gartmore Growth Opps (GGOR)

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Thursday 11 November, 2010

Gartmore Growth Opps

Publication of Circular

Publication Announcement

Further to the announcement on 27 September 2010 that Company had reached an
agreement in principle with Artemis Alpha Trust plc ("ATS") for a merger of the
assets of the two companies to be effected through a scheme of reconstruction
and winding up of the Company (the "Proposals"), the Company has today posted a
circular to its shareholders setting out further details of the Proposals.

The circular will also be available for inspection at the National Storage

Mechanism which is located at

In addition, the circular will be available to view on the Company's website at

Expected Timetable


24 November Record Date for participation in the Cash Option

Ex dividend date for payment of special interim dividend*

26 November at 5.00pm Shares disabled in CREST

Record Date for the special interim dividend *

29 November Class Meeting (10.00am) and First General Meeting (10:05am) to
approve the Proposals

7 December at 5.000pm Calculation Date

9 December at 8.00am Amendment to the official list and dealings in
reclassified shares commence **

10 December Dealings in reclassified shares suspended (7:30am)

Second General Meeting (10am)

Effective Date and Liquidators appointed

13 December Dealings commence in ATS shares and ATS subscription shares issued
to shareholders pursuant to the Proposals and payments made to shareholders in
respect of the Cash Option as soon as practicable thereafter this date

11 December 2011 Cancellation of listing of reclassified shares **

*the special interim dividend will be paid ahead of the implementation of the
Proposals, and is subject to approval by shareholders of the Proposals at the
First General Meeting

**Reclassified shares are a technical requirement of the Proposals and will be
created if the resolutions proposed at the Class Meeting and First General
Meeting are passed and become effective

Contact details

Ian Dighe Tel: 07785 703 261

Gartmore Growth Opportunities plc

Will Rogers / Dion Di Miceli Tel: 020 7397 1920

Cenkos Securities plc

Simon Miller Tel: 07768 794 182

Artemis Alpha Trust plc

Gordon Neilly Tel: 020 7050 6778

Canaccord Genuity Limited


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