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The European Investment Trust plc (“the Company”)

The Company announces that on 11 April 2018 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: 11 April 2018
Number of ordinary shares purchased: 6,000
Lowest price per share 894.0p
Highest price per share 894.0p

The Company intends to cancel the purchased shares.

Following the above transaction, the Company has 41,974,269 ordinary shares in issue. Each of the Company's shares carries one vote.  Accordingly, the total number of voting rights of the Company is 41,974,269.

12 April 2018

LEI: 213800QNN9EHZ4SC1R12

Enquiries:

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

The Company’s registered office address is:

Beaufort House
51 New North Road
Exeter
EX4 4EP