Artemis Alpha Trust plc (the 'Company')
Transaction in own shares
The Board of the Company announces that it has today made a market purchase of 47,206 Ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the capital of the Company, representing 0.11% of the current issued Ordinary share capital. The shares were purchased at a price of 241.5296 pence per Ordinary share and the Company intends to hold these shares in treasury.
Following this purchase, the Company's issued share capital comprises 42,899,796 Ordinary shares, of which 1,713,706 are held in treasury, and 6,862,023 Subscription shares (which carry no voting rights). Therefore the total number of shares with voting rights in the Company will be 41,186,090 Ordinary shares.
Total Voting Rights
The above figure (41,186,090) 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.
For further information, please contact:
Artemis Fund Managers Limited
Telephone: 0131 225 7300
7 October 2016
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