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Wednesday 26 February, 2003

Henderson Geared

1st EGM/Separate Class Mtg

Henderson Geared Inc & Gwth Tst PLC
26 February 2003

HENDERSON GEARED INCOME & GROWTH TRUST PLC

HENDERSON GLOBAL INVESTORS

26 FEBRUARY 2003


           HENDERSON GEARED INCOME & GROWTH TRUST PLC (the 'Company')

The Board of the Company announces that at the First Extraordinary General
Meeting of the Company held earlier today the two special resolutions, to
approve and authorise the implementation of the Scheme and to reclassify the
Shares and to make the necessary changes to the Company's articles of
association, were duly passed.

At the Separate General Meeting of Income Ordinary Shareholders of the Company
held earlier today, a resolution was duly passed to approve the special
resolutions duly passed at the First Extraordinary General Meeting, the
implementation of the Scheme and any resulting variation or abrogation of the
rights attaching to the Income Ordinary Shares.

The entitlements of the Shareholders will be determined at the Calculation Date
which is expected to be 6 March 2003. A further announcement will be made
following the Second Extraordinary General Meeting scheduled to be held on 7
March 2003.

Terms defined in the Circular dated 3 February 2003 have the same meaning when
used herein unless the context requires otherwise.


                                    - ENDS -

Enquiries:

Jonathan Agnew, Chairman

Henderson Geared Income & Growth Trust plc

Telephone: 07714 243 891



Stephen Westwood

Head of Investment Trusts

Henderson Global Investors

Telephone: 020 7818 5517



John Korwin-Szymanowski

UBS Warburg Ltd

Telephone: 020 7568 4219


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