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TR-1(i): NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

(1). Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached (ii):   

            BlackRock Frontiers Investment Trust PLC

(2). Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or 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 acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments: ( )


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: ( )

Other (please specify): ( )

(3). Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii):

            BlackRock, Inc.

(4). Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (iv):

             
(5). Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached (v):

            26 September 2016

(6). Date on which issuer notified:

            27 September 2016

(7). Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

Voting rights attached to shares holding for BlackRock, Inc. has gone below 22%

(8). Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares (viii, ix)

Class/type of shares (if possible using the ISIN code):  Ordinary Shares: GB00B3SXM832

Situation previous to the triggering transaction:
     Number of Shares: 36,183,545
     Number of Voting rights: 36,183,545


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction:
     Number of shares: 
          Direct: N/A
     Number of voting rights:
          Direct (xi): N/A
          Indirect (xii): 36,101,730

% of voting rights (x):
     Direct:  N/A
     Indirect:  21.96%

B. Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction:

Type of financial instrument:  Securities Lending

Expiration date (xiii): 

Exercise/Conversion Period (xiv): 

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted:  173,577

% of voting rights:  0.10%

C. Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi
 

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction:
 

Type of financial instrument:
 

Exercise price:

Expiration date (xvii):

Exercise/Conversion period (xviii):

Number of voting rights instrument refers to:

% of voting rights (xix, xx):

Nominal:

Delta:

Total (A + B + C):

Number of voting rights: 36,275,307

% of voting rights: 22.07%


(9). Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xxi): See Annex

See annex 1

(10). Name of the proxy holder:

            N/A

(11). Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

            N/A

(12). Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

            N/A

(13). Additional information:

            N/A

(14). Contact name:

            Mr K Mayger
            For BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited
            Company Secretary

(15). Contact telephone number:

            020 7743 1098


27 September 2016
 

Annex 1





Name

% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold
% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold
Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold
BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.
BlackRock Group Limited
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited 20.81% 0.10% 20.91%
BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.
BlackRock Group Limited
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

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