18 October 2016
FOREIGN & COLONIAL INVESTMENT TRUST PLC
TRANSACTION IN OWN SHARES
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.
Date of purchase: 18 October 2016
Number of ordinary shares purchased: 59,958
Lowest price per share: 516.5p
Highest price per share: 518.5p
Trading venue: London
Aggregate volume per trading venue: 59,958
Weighted average price (per trading venue): 517.26p
The Company intends to hold the purchased shares in treasury. Following the above transaction, the Company holds 13,525,060 of its ordinary shares in treasury and has 548,293,956 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).
Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is now 548,293,956. The above figure (548,293,956) 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:
For and on behalf of F&C Investment Business Limited, Secretary
Telephone: 020 7628 8000
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