Edinburgh Income & Value Trust plc: Holding(s) in Company

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN


STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Edinburgh Income & Value Trust plc (London:EIV):

SCHEDULE 10 -- NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1) Name of company Edinburgh Income & Value Trust plc

2) Name of shareholder having a major interest Philip J Milton & Co. plc

3) Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of holding of the shareholder named in 2 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest or in the case of an individual holder if it is a holding of that person's spouse or children under the age of 18 on behalf of discretionary clients of 2 above

4) Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of shares held by each of them not advised

5) Number of shares/amount of stock acquired not advised

6) Percentage of issued class not advised

7) Number of shares/amount of stock disposed not advised

8) Percentage of issued class not advised

9) Class of security Ordinary 1p

10) Date of transaction not disclosed

11) Date company informed 16/10/02

12) Total holding following this notification 949,088

13) Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification 4.0%

14) Any additional information n/a

15) Name of contact and telephone number for queries Valerie Mackenzie

16) Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making this notification

Date of notification 17/10/02

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