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BlackRock North American Income Trust Plc - Transaction in Own Shares

·1-min read

16 October 2020

BlackRock North American Income Trust plc (the Company)

LEI: 549300WWOCXSC241W468

Transaction in own shares: purchase of own shares to be held in treasury

The Company announces that it has today purchased 10,000 of its Ordinary Shares at a price of 155.00 pence per share to be held in treasury.

Following settlement of this purchase on 20 October 2020 the issued share capital of the Company will be 80,054,044 Ordinary Shares, excluding 20,307,261 shares which are held in treasury.

In conformity with the FCA’s Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules (the “Rules”) provision 5.5.1 the Company announces that shares held in treasury do not carry any voting rights; 20.23% of the Company’s total issued share capital (100,361,305 Ordinary Shares, including treasury shares) will be held in treasury.

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 80,054,044 with effect from 20 October 2020 when determining if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company.

All enquiries:
Sarah Beynsberger
For and on behalf of BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited
Company Secretary
Tel: 0207 743 2639