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Foreign & Col Invest Trust PLC
16 June 2017
 

 

 

16 June 2017

 

FOREIGN & COLONIAL INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

 

LEI: 213800W6B18ZHTNG7371

 

 

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.

 

Ordinary Shares:

 

Date of purchase:                                                   16 June 2017

Number of ordinary shares purchased:                  87,642

Lowest price per share:                                          591p

Highest price per share:                                          594p

Trading venue:                                                        London

Aggregate volume per trading venue:                     87,642

Weighted average price (per trading venue):         592.65p

 

The Company intends to hold the purchased shares in treasury. Following the above transaction, the Company holds 18,186,660 of its ordinary shares in treasury and has 543,632,356 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

 

Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is now 543,632,356.  The above figure (543,632,356) 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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