DSM: Transaction in Own Shares

Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Investment Trust Plc (the "Company")
LEI: 213800QMYPUW4POFFX69
Transaction in Own Shares
7 October 2022

The Company announces that on 7 October 2022 it bought back 132,881 Ordinary Shares of £0.001 each in the capital of the Company, at a price of 52.728 pence per share. These shares will be held in treasury.

Following settlement of this purchase the number of Ordinary shares in issue, Ordinary shares held in treasury (which do not carry any voting rights) and total voting rights will be:

Ordinary Shares in issue (including treasury shares)

55,550,002

Ordinary Shares held in treasury

6,163,001

TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS attached to Ordinary Shares in issue (excluding treasury shares)

49,387,001

For reporting purposes under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules the market should exclude any shares held in treasury and should use the figure of 49,387,001 following settlement when determining if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company.