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Tuesday 15 July, 2008

City of London IT

Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 1476Z
City of London Investment Trust PLC
15 July 2008
 



HENDERSON GLOBAL INVESTORS

THE CITY OF LONDON INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

15 July 2008

 


THE CITY OF LONDON INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

Market Purchase by the Company of its Own Shares


Notification is given that pursuant to the authority granted at the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 10 October 2007 to make market purchases of the Company's own shares of 25p, a market purchase of 50,000 ordinary shares in the capital of the Company was made today at a price of 218per share.  The shares will be held in Treasury.


The issued share capital of the Company following this purchase is still 207,574,868 ordinary shares of 25p each. The number of ordinary shares to be used in the calculation of voting rights is now 207,216,778.


The figure to be used as the denominator for calculations of interests in the Company's voting rights on a poll is 13,874,133 comprising:


a)    13,814,451 in respect of the Ordinary Shares (one vote for every 15 shares held);

b)    30,198 in respect of the First Preference Stock (one vote for every £10 of stock held); and

c)    29,484 in respect of the Preferred Ordinary Stock (one vote for every £20 of stock held).


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For further information please contact:

Job Curtis

The City of London Investment Trust plc

Telephone: 020 7818 4367


James de Sausmarez

Head of Investment Trusts, Henderson Global Investors

Telephone: 020 7818 3349



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