Net Asset Value(s)

THE ALLIANCE TRUST PLC NET ASSET VALUE At the close of business on Thursday 9th October 2003 the unaudited net asset value per 25p stock unit, valuing prior charges at par, was 2879p. Income after tax, interest and management expenses arising, but which is not included in the net asset value per stock unit above, was 26p per stock unit. Distribution of investments as at [date] Geographical Distribution UK 52% USA 22% Europe 10% Japan 5% Rest of World 9% Fixed Income 2% Net Current Assets % Total 100% Industry Distribution Resources and Basic Industries 21% Capital Goods 8% Consumer Goods 17% Technology 5% Services 22% Financials 27% Total 100% 20 Largest Holdings Value £m Shell Transport & £45.80m Trading GlaxoSmithKline £45.11m Royal Bank of £41.78m Scotland BP £41.25m Vodafone £29.78m HBOS £24.75m Barclays £18.61m Wal-Mart £16.09m Abbott Laboratories £15.49m Diageo £15.48m Johnson & Johnson £14.48m Persimmon £14.45m Aviva £14.40m Lloyds TSB £12.90m Microsoft £12.78m Slough Estates £12.54m Rio Tinto £12.51m Marsh & McLennan £12.14m Unilever £12.13m EMAP £12.08m For further information, please contact:- Ian Goddard The Alliance Trust PLC Tel. 01382 201700 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/10/10/20031010BIT00520/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/10/10/20031010BIT00520/wkr0002.pdf

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