Stock Exchange Announcement
Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust PLC ("the Company")
Transaction in Own Shares
Legal Entity Identifier 5493002NMTB70RZBXO96
The Company announces that, on 10 August 2018, it purchased into Treasury 160,000 ordinary shares of 25 pence each in the Company ("Shares") at a price of 722.19 pence per Share. Following this transaction, the Company holds 16,172,933 Shares in Treasury. The Company will only re-issue shares held in Treasury at a premium to net asset value.
Following this transaction, the Company's share capital consists of 261,746,020 Shares in issue and 16,172,933 Shares held in Treasury. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 261,746,020. In order to protect the interests of existing shareholders, shares held in treasury will only be reissued at a price above the prevailing NAV per share at the time of reissue.
This figure (261,746,020) 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.
In accordance with DTR 5.5.1, the 16,172,933 Shares held in Treasury as a percentage of the total voting rights in the Company is 6.18%. Shares held in Treasury are excluded from the total voting rights figure.
For information please contact Winterflood (Corporate Broker) Neil Langford on + 44 (0) 20 3100 0160.
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