BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust Plc - Issue of Equity
London, December 13
BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust plc ("Company")
LEI - 549300MS535KC2WH4082
Issue of Equity
The Company announces that 50,000 Ordinary shares of 25p each were today sold by the Company from the shares held in Treasury at a price of 1,640 pence per share which represented a premium to net asset value.
The resultant total number of Ordinary shares held in Treasury by the Company is 2,063,731. The number of ordinary shares that the Company has in issue, less the total number of ordinary shares held by the Company in Treasury following this sale, is 47,929,792. With effect from 17 December 2019 the total number of voting rights of the Company will be 47,929,792. 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.
Contact name for queries:
for and on behalf of BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited, Company Secretary
Tel: 020 7743 2639
13 December 2019