17 May 2018
BlackRock Commodities Income Investment Trust plc
LEI - 54930040ALEAVPMMDC31
Transaction in own shares: purchase of own shares to be held in treasury
The Company announces that it has today purchased 146,000 of its Ordinary Shares at an aggregate price of 83.63 pence per share to be held in treasury.
Following settlement of this purchase on 21 May 2018 the issued share capital of the Company will be 118,526,000 Ordinary Shares, excluding 440,000 shares which are held in treasury. Shares held in treasury do not carry any voting rights; 0.37% of the Company’s total issued share capital (118,966,000 Ordinary Shares, including treasury shares) will be held in treasury following settlement.
For reporting purposes under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules the market should exclude any shares held in treasury and should use the figure of 118,526,000 following settlement when determining if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company.
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited
Tel: 0207 743 2639