Company Announcements

BlackRock Throgmorton Trust Plc - Holding(s) in Company

BLACKROCK THROGMORTON TRUST PLC

LEI: 5493003B7ETS1JEDPF59

TR-1: S
tandard form for notification of major holdings


NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGSi

1a. Identity of the issuer or the           BlackRock Throgmorton Trust Plc
underlying issuer of existing shares to
which voting rights are attachedii:

1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer

Non-UK issuer

2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with
an “X”)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                   X

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

Other (please specify)iii:

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv

Name                                    Brewin Dolphin Ltd

City and country of registered office   London, United Kingdom
(if applicable)

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v

Name

City and country of registered office
(if applicable)

5. Date on which the threshold was      17/01/2020
crossed or reachedvi:

6. Date on which issuer notified        20/01/2020
(DD/MM/YYYY):

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation

                    % of voting rights % of voting rights Total of both in % Tot
                    attached to shares  through financial        (8.A + 8.B) al
                       (total of 8. A)        instruments                    num
                                        (total of 8.B 1 +                    ber
                                                   8.B 2)                    of
                                                                             vot
                                                                             ing
                                                                             rig
                                                                             hts
                                                                             of
                                                                             iss
                                                                             uer
                                                                             vii

Resulting situation           11.0299%                N/A           11.0299% 77,
on the date on                                                               306
which threshold was                                                          ,69
crossed or reached                                                            5

Position of                   10.9769%                N/A           10.9769%
previous
notification (if
applicable)



   


8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the
threshold was crossed or reachedviii

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type      Number of voting rightsix            % of voting rights
of
shares                     Direct     Indirect            Direct     Indirect
ISIN code     (Art 9 of Directive   (Art 10 of         (Art 9 of   (Art 10 of
(if         2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)    Directive         Directive    Directive
possible)                         2004/109/EC)     2004/109/EC)  2004/109/EC)
                                    (DTR5.2.1)          (DTR5.1)   (DTR5.2.1)

ORD GBP                       N/A    8,526,873               N/A    11.0299 %
0.05

GB0008910555

SUBTOTAL 8.                          8,526,873                      11.0299 %
A

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive
2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))

Type of     Expiration Exercise/    Number of voting rights that % of voting
financial   datex      Conversion   may be acquired if the       rights
instrument             Periodxi     instrument is
                                    exercised/converted.

                       SUBTOTAL 8.
                       B 1

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13
(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))

Type of    Expiration  Exercise/   Physical or  Number of voting % of voting
financial  datex       Conversion  cash         rights           rights
instrument             Period xi   settlementxii

                                   SUBTOTAL
                                   8.B.2



   


9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation
(please mark the
applicable box with an “X”)

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any
natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s)
holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuerxiii

Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or  X
the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate
controlling natural person or legal entityxiv (please add additional rows as
necessary)

         Namexv          % of voting rights if it % of voting rights through Tot
                         equals or is higher than   financial instruments if al
                         the notifiable threshold     it equals or is higher of
                                                         than the notifiable bot
                                                                   threshold  h
                                                                             if
                                                                             it
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                                                                             als
                                                                             or
                                                                             is
                                                                             hig
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                                                                             thr
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                                                                             old

Indirect – Brewin                         3.6365%                        N/A 3.6
Nominees Limited A/c NOM                                                     365
                                                                              %

Indirect – Brewin                         2.2637%                        N/A 2.2
Nominees Limited A/c ISA                                                     637
                                                                              %

Indirect – Brewin                         4.5248%                        N/A 4.5
Nominees Limited A/c                                                         248
GROSS                                                                         %

Indirect – Brewin                         0.4609%                        N/A 0.4
Nominees Limited A/c                                                         609
CHARITY                                                                       %

Indirect – Brewin                         0.1440%                        N/A 0.1
Nominees (Channel                                                            440
Islands) A/c JPAL                                                             %

GRAND TOTAL                                                                  11.
                                                                             029
                                                                             9%

10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder

The number and % of voting rights held

The date until which the voting rights will be
held

11. Additional informationxvi

Figures based on total voting rights in issue of 77,306,695 as stated on 16th
January 2020.

The indirect voting rights under (9) relate to shares held in client
portfolios, managed by those firms, under discretionary investment management
agreements.



   


Place of completion Newcastle upon Tyne

Date of completion  20 January 2020

   


Contact name:             Kevin Mayger
                          for and on behalf of BlackRock Investment Management
                          (UK) Limited
                          Company Secretary

Contact Telephone Number: 020 7743 1098

Date:                     22 January 2020