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BlackRock North American Income Trust plc (“the Company”)

Voting Rights and Capital

In conformity with the FCA’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules (the “Rules”) provision 5.6.1, the Company would like to notify the market that as at 30 September 2016 its issued share capital consisted of 68,949,044 Ordinary Shares of 1 pence each (excluding shares held in treasury), carrying one vote per share. As at 30 September 2016, the Company held 31,412,261 Ordinary Shares in treasury.

Shareholders should use 68,949,044 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, under the Rules.

C Driscoll
Company Secretary
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Tel: 0207 743 2427


3 October 2016