BLACKROCK LATIN AMERICAN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC: Holding(s) in Company 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 Latin American 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 qualifying 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): City of London Investment Management Company Limited (4). Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (iv): (5). Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different) (v): 9 January 2013 (6). Date on which issuer notified: 11 January 2013 (7). Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: From 19% to 18% if all convertible bonds were converted (8). Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares (viii) (ix) Class/type of shares (if possible using the ISIN code): Ord USD0.10 / GB0005058408 Situation previous to the triggering transaction(vi): Number of Shares: 6,083,406 Number of Voting rights(viii): 6,083,406 Resulting situation after the triggering transaction(vii): Number of shares: Direct: 5,994,058 Number of voting rights (ix): Direct (x): Indirect (xi): 5,994,058 % of voting rights(x): Direct: Indirect: 14.47% B. Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii): Type of financial instrument: GB00B3WB3026 Expiration date (xiii): 15 September 2015 Exercise/Conversion Period/Date (xiv): First Conversion 22 September 2009 Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted: 1,834,486 % of voting rights: 4.43% C. Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Instruments (xv), (xvi) Resulting situation after the triggering transaction: Type of financial instrument: Exercise Price: Expiration date (xvii): Exercise/Conversion Period/Date (xviii): Number of voting rights instrument refers to: % of voting rights (xix) (xx): Nominal: Delta: Total (A + B + C): Number of voting rights: 7,828,544 % of voting rights: 18.89% if all convertible bonds were converted (9). Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv): All voting rights on all shares are controlled by City of London Investment Management Limited Proxy Voting: (10). Name of the proxy holder: City of London Investment Management Company Limited (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: Maturity of the convertible bond is 15 September 2015, with the last conversion date 1 September 2015 (13). Additional information: (14). Contact name: Barbara Powley For BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited Secretary (15). Contact telephone number: 020 7743 5610 11 January 2013 END -0- Jan/11/2013 16:32 GMT
BLACKROCK LATIN AMERICAN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC: Holding(s) in Company
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