7 August 2020
BlackRock North American Income Trust plc (the Company)
Transaction in own shares: purchase of own shares to be held
The Company announces that it has today purchased 75,000 of its
Ordinary Shares at a price of 158.33
pence per share to be held in treasury.
Following settlement of this purchase on 11
August 2020 the issued share capital of the Company will be
80,829,044 Ordinary Shares, excluding 19,532,261 shares which are
held in treasury.
In conformity with the FCA’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules
(the “Rules”) provision 5.5.1 the Company announces that shares
held in treasury do not carry any voting rights; 19.46% of the
Company’s total issued share capital (100,361,305 Ordinary Shares,
including treasury shares) will be held in treasury.
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 80,829,044 with effect from 11 August 2020 when determining if they are
required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest
in, the Company.
For and on behalf of BlackRock Investment Management (UK)
Tel: 0207 743 1098