BlackRock North American Income Trust Plc - Issue of Equity
London, January 17
BlackRock North American Income Trust plc ("Company")
LEI - 549300WWOCXSC241W468
Issue of Equity
The Company announces that 250,000 Ordinary Shares of 1p each were today sold by the Company from the shares held in Treasury at a price of 195.50 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 19,357,261. 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 81,004,044. With effect from 21 January 2020 the total number of voting rights of the Company will be 81,004,044. 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: Sarah Beynsberger
for and on behalf of BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited Company Secretary
17 January 2020
Tel: 020 7743 2639