BlackRock North American Income Trust plc (“the Company”)
Voting Rights and Capital (Article 15 Transparency Directive, DTR 5.6)
In conformity with the FCA’s Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules (the “Rules”) provision 5.6.1, the Company would like to notify the market that as at 9 September 2020 its issued share capital consisted of 80,499,044 Ordinary Shares of 1 pence each (excluding shares held in treasury), carrying one vote per share. As at 9 September 2020, the Company held 19,862,261 Ordinary Shares in treasury (19.79% of the Company’s issued share capital including treasury shares).
Shareholders should use 80,499,044 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 Rules.
For and on behalf of BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited
Tel: 0207 743 1098
Date: 9 September 2020