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BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust Plc - Transaction in Own Shares

15 November 2019

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 30,000 of its Ordinary Shares at an average price of 391.00 pence per share to be held in treasury.

Following settlement of this purchase on 19 November 2019 the issued share capital of the Company will be 84,359,001 Ordinary Shares, excluding 25,969,937 which are held in treasury.  Shares held in treasury do not carry any voting rights; 23.5% of the Company’s total issued share capital (110,328,938 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 84,359,001 following settlement when determining if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company.

All enquiries:
Sarah Beynsberger
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited, Company Secretary
Tel: 0207 743 2639