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Foreign & Col Invest Trust PLC
03 October 2016





3 October 2016






The Board of Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust PLC (the Company) announces today it has purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each on the London Stock Exchange from J.P. Morgan Securities plc.


Ordinary Shares:


Date of purchase:                                                 3 October 2016

Number of ordinary shares purchased:                3,479

Lowest price per share:                                        508.5p

Highest price per share:                                       508.5p

Trading venue:                                                      London

Aggregate volume per trading venue:                   3,479

Weighted average price (per trading venue):       508.5p


The Company intends to hold the purchased shares in treasury. Following the above transaction, the Company holds 12,878,169 of its ordinary shares in treasury and has 548,940,847 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).


Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is now 548,940,847.  The above figure (548,940,847) may be used by shareholders 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 Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.



Name of contact and telephone number for enquiries:


Hugh Potter

For and on behalf of F&C Investment Business Limited, Secretary

Telephone: 020 7628 8000






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