Dividend Declaration

TO: The Company Announcement Office The London Stock Exchange Company Name Edinburgh High Income Trust plc Issuer Name: Edinburgh Fund Managers plc 11 July 2002 Edinburgh High Income Trust plc At a board meeting held today, the directors of Edinburgh High Income Trust plc resolved that a first interim dividend of 2.25p per ordinary share would be paid in respect of the year to 28 February 2003, payable on 31 July 2002 to shareholders on the register on 19 July 2002. The ex- dividend date is 17 July 2002. For further information please contact: Alex Gowans, Director, Edinburgh High Income Trust plc and Edinburgh Fund Managers plc, David Binnie, Investment Manager, Edinburgh Fund Managers plc Telephone: - 0131 313 1000 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/07/11/20020711BIT00510/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/07/11/20020711BIT00510/wkr0002.pdf