TR-1(i): NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES (1). Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached (ii): BlackRock Frontiers Investment Trust PLC (2). Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: (X) An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: ( ) An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments: ( ) An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: ( ) Other (please specify) : ( ) (3). Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii): BlackRock, Inc. (4). Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (iv): N/A (5). Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached (v): 2 January 2013 (6). Date on which issuer notified: 4 January 2013 (received after close of business) (7). Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: Holding has gone below 22% (8). Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares (viii, ix) Class/type of shares (if possible using the ISIN code): Ordinary Shares: GB00B3SXM832 Situation previous to the triggering transaction: Number of Shares: 21,473,572 Number of Voting rights: 21,473,572 Resulting situation after the triggering transaction: Number of shares: N/A Direct: N/A Number of voting rights: Direct (xi): N/A Indirect (xii): 20,246,959 % of voting rights (x): Direct: N/A Indirect: 21.37% B. Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction: Type of financial instrument: Expiration date (xiii): Exercise/Conversion Period (xiv): Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted: % of voting rights: C. Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi Resulting situation after the triggering transaction: Type of financial instrument: Exercise price: Expiration date (xvii): Exercise/Conversion period (xviii): Number of voting rights instrument refers to: % of voting rights (xix, xx): Nominal: Delta: Total (A + B + C): Number of voting rights: 20,246,959 % of voting rights: 21.37% (9). Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xxi): BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited - 20,246,959 (21.37%) Proxy Voting: (10). Name of the proxy holder: N/A (11). Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: N/A (12). Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: N/A (13). Additional information: N/A (14). Contact name: Ms S Beynsberger For BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited Company Secretary (15). Contact telephone number: 020 7743 2639 7 January 2013 END -0- Jan/07/2013 13:43 GMT
BLACKROCK FRONTIERS INVESTMENT TRUST PLC: Holding(s) in Company
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