BLACKROCK SMALLER COMPANIES 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 Rule 5.6.1R, the Company would like to notify the market that as at 17 December 2019 its issued share capital consisted of 47,929,792 Ordinary Shares of 25 pence each (excluding treasury shares), carrying one vote per share. As at 17 December 2019, the Company held 2,063,731 ordinary shares in treasury.
Shareholders should use 47,929,792 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.
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited, Company Secretary
Tel: 0207 743 2639
13 December 2019