WITAN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC ("the Company")
31 August 2016
Notification of change of Auditor
Following an announcement made by the Company on 31 May 2016, the Company further announces that Deloitte LLP ceased to hold office as the Company's auditors effective from 22 August 2016. Grant Thornton UK LLP are to be appointed as auditors for the financial year ended 31 December 2016. The appointment will be subject to shareholder approval at the Company's 2017 Annual General Meeting.
The change of auditor follows a competitive tender process, as announced in the Company's 2015 Annual Report and Accounts dated 8 March 2016.
In accordance with section 519(3) of the Companies Act 2006, Deloitte LLP have deposited a statement with the Company of the circumstances connected with them ceasing to hold office as auditors of the Company.
In accordance with section 520(2) of the Companies Act 2006, a copy of the statement received from Deloitte LLP has today been sent to all shareholders.
In compliance with UKLA Listing Rule 9.6.1 the Company announces that the following document, together with the covering letter to shareholders, has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM
· Letter from Deloitte LLP including a statement of circumstances connected with ceasing to hold office as auditors.
For further information, please call:
Frostrow Capital LLP
Telephone: 020 3008 4613
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