Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust plc
Issue of Equity
The Board of Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust plc (the "Company") announces that, pursuant to its block listing facility, the Company has issued 100,000 ordinary shares of 5p each (the "New Shares") on 10 April 2018 in order to meet ongoing market demand. The New Shares, which rank pari passu with the Company's existing shares, were issued for cash at a price of 751.50p per ordinary share and at a premium to the prevailing net asset value.
As a result of this issue, the total number of ordinary shares in issue is 50,659,319, and the total number of voting rights in the Company is 50,659,319.
The above figure 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 FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.
Baillie Gifford & Co Limited
10 April 2018
Legal Entity Identifier: 213800JUA8RKIDDLH380
Regulated Information Classification: Acquisition or disposal of the issuer's own shares.
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