BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust Plc - Issue of Equity

BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust plc (“Company”)

LEI – 5493003R8FJ6I76ZUW55

Issue of Equity

The Company announces that 75,000 Ordinary shares of 0.1p each were today issued by the Company at a price of 722.75 pence per share which represented a premium to net asset value. The new Ordinary shares will rank pari passu with the existing shares and trade on the London Stock Exchange's main market for listed securities. This allotment of new shares is being made to satisfy market demand and is made under the Company’s annual issuance authority and from its existing general purpose block listing.

The number of ordinary shares that the Company has in issue following this issue, is 116,938,938 (including 17,573,527 ordinary shares held in treasury). With effect from 18 November 2021 the total number of voting rights of the Company will be 99,365,411. This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company, under the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules. 

Following this share issue, 1,822,310 ordinary shares remain under the issuance authority granted and general purpose block listing.

Contact name for queries:

Caroline Driscoll
for and on behalf of BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited
Company Secretary
Tel: 020 7743 2427

16 November 2021