26 August 2022
BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust plc (“the Company”)
LEI - 5493003R8FJ6I76ZUW55
Transaction in own shares: purchase of own shares to be held in treasury
The Company announces that it has today purchased 50,000 of its Ordinary Shares at 460.74 pence per share and 75,000 of its Ordinary Shares at 457.47 pence per share to be held in treasury.
Following settlement of these purchases on 31 August 2022 the issued share capital of the Company will be 101,825,411 Ordinary Shares, excluding 16,103,527 which are held in treasury. Shares held in treasury do not carry any voting rights; 13.66% of the Company’s total issued share capital (117,928,938 Ordinary Shares, including treasury shares) will be held in treasury following settlement.
For reporting purposes under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules the market should exclude any shares held in treasury and should use the figure of 101,825,411 following settlement when determining if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company.
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited, Company Secretary
Tel: 0207 743 2639