Source - PRN


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares            to which voting rights are attached (ii): Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc


2. Reason for the notification (Cross appropriate boxes):
 An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X
 An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may
 result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which   voting rights are attached
 An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
 Other (please specify):  


3.   Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii):
Lazard Asset Management LLC
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (iv):
JP Morgan Chase - SWIFT
Mellon Trust
Morgan Guaranty – Personal Custody
Northern Trust Co
State Street Bank – Master Tr – ETC
State Street Bank – Custody Master Trust
5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is
   crossed or reached if different) (v):
9 September 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified: 13 September 2016
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: Decrease from 10% to 9%
8. Notified details:

A:  Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE Situation previous to the triggering transaction (vi) Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (vii)
Number of Shares Number of Voting Rights (viii) Number of shares Number of voting rights
% of voting rights
Direct Direct
Indirect (x) Direct Indirect
GB00B1FL3C76 5,371,347 5,182,617 9.740%

B:  Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii)

Type of financial instrument Expiration date (xiii) Exercise/Conversion Period/Date (xiv) Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted % of voting rights


Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
5,182,617   9.740%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial

   instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv):

Lazard Asset Management LLC controls all the voting rights held of this issuer.


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder: N/A
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:
13. Additional information:
14. Contact name: Kelly Nice
15. Contact telephone number: 020 3753 1000