Source - PRN

16 September 2016

BlackRock Emerging Europe plc (the Company)
Transaction in own shares: purchase of own shares for cancellation

The Company announces that it has purchased 20,000 of its Ordinary Shares at a price of 253.29 pence per share for cancellation.

Following this purchase the issued share capital of the Company is 36,020,128 Ordinary shares, excluding 5,400,000 shares which are held in treasury. 

In conformity with the FCA’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules (the “Rules”) provision 5.5.1 the Company announces that shares held in treasury do not carry any voting rights; 13.0% of the Company’s total issued share capital (41,420,128 Ordinary Shares, including treasury shares) is currently held in treasury.

For reporting purposes under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules the market should exclude any shares held in treasury and, with effect from 20 September 2016, should use the figure of 36,020,128 when determining if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company.

All enquiries:
B Powley
Company Secretary
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited
Tel: 0207 743 2639