Source - PRN

The European Investment Trust plc (“the Company”)

The Company announces that on 12 October 2016 it purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each on the main market of the London Stock Exchange.

Ordinary Shares:

Date of purchase: 12 October 2016
Number of ordinary shares purchased: 1,000
Lowest price per share 751.0p
Highest price per share 752.0p

The Company intends to cancel the purchased shares.

Following the above transaction, the Company has 42,044,371 ordinary shares in issue. Each of the Company's shares carries one vote.  Accordingly, the total number of voting rights of the Company is 42,044,371.

13 October 2016


Kenneth J Greig
Edinburgh Partners AIFM Limited
Tel: 0131 270 3800

The Company’s registered office address is:

Beaufort House
51 New North Road