Investment Trusts

BlackRock Latin American Investment Trust Plc


BlackRock Latin American Investment Trust Plc

  • Price (GBX)363.50
  • Today's Change-2.50 / -0.68%
  • Shares traded63.00k
  • 1 Year change-18.77%
  • Beta1.3967
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About the company

BlackRock Latin American Investment Trust plc is a closed-end company. The Company operates through investment business segment. The Company's objective is to secure long-term capital growth and an attractive total return primarily through investing in quoted securities in Latin America. The Company invests predominantly in securities quoted in Latin America. The Company also invests in economies and markets, which may be less developed. It may also invest in smaller capitalization companies or in the securities markets of developing countries. The Company invests in various sectors, including materials, consumer discretionary, consumer staples, financials, healthcare, industrials, information technology, energy, telecommunication services, utilities and fixed income. It holds approximately 65 investments excluding call options and outperformance warrants and over five unquoted investments. BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited (BIM (UK)) is the Company's investment manager.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)-72.34m
  • Net income in GBP-75.02m
  • Incorporated1990
  • Employees0.00
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Management group(s)--
AIC sectorLatin America
Launch date12 Jul 1990
Share typeOrdinary Share
Base currencyGBP


To secure long term capital growth and an attractive total return primarily through investing in quoted securities in Latin America. The investment portfolio will be chosen from a spread of companies which are listed in, or whose main activities are in, Latin America. We will selectively employ gearing with the aim of enhancing returns.

Managed by

Edward M. Kuczma, Sam Vecht

Management & contract fees

Management fee is 0.80% p.a. of the NAV of Company. The Company does not have any performance fee arrangements in place. The management contract is terminable by either party on six months notice.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Blackrock North American Incom Trust PLC-6.46m-8.61m129.28m0.00--1.01-----0.1015-0.1015-0.08271.60-0.0493-------6.5710.80-6.6811.00--93.63--87.40----0.0034.0231.49-3.6836.23-3.90--14.87
Octopus Apollo VCT PLC11.37m4.60m130.01m0.0026.630.9278--11.430.01610.01610.03940.46130.0835--4.30--3.382.223.492.2770.1761.4040.4735.38----0.00644.32211.4710.56450.3010.21---12.26
TMT Investments PLC819.70k184.87k130.41m6.00704.981.72--159.100.00840.00840.03743.460.0104--1.45--0.234315.230.23715.34----22.5583.50----0.00---4.03118.46-5.66------
Gabelli Value Plus + Trust PLC-31.67m-33.70m130.72m0.00--1.29-----0.3435-0.3435-0.32111.03-0.263-------27.98---28.22--------------0.00---384.25---474.69------
KKV Secured Loan Fund Limited37.77m-52.36m131.44m----0.2654--3.48-0.1058-0.10580.07630.79120.0856--7.06---11.87---11.97--81.24---138.65----19.710.00--16.14---3.15------
Strategic Equity Capital PLC-13.25m-15.31m132.29m0.00--0.8718-----0.2423-0.2423-0.2092.40-0.0816-------9.442.09-9.552.11--69.42--57.64----0.0020.52-385.60---753.48----9.89
Jupiter US Smaller Companies PLC-3.65m-5.66m135.39m0.00--0.9809-----0.4494-0.4494-0.272611.16-0.0226-------3.507.32-3.697.55--90.18--86.45----0.000.00-144.65---190.19------
Invesco Income Growth Trust plc-28.62m-30.01m139.46m0.00--0.9628-----0.5125-0.5125-0.48882.48-0.1678-------17.59-0.3984-18.32-0.4174---48.46---99.44----0.0414---349.00---397.21----3.07
BlackRock Latin American Inv Tst Plc-72.34m-75.02m142.01m0.00--1.08-----1.91-1.91-1.843.34-0.3785-------39.254.34-43.274.61--83.29--74.81----0.074575.11567.38--405.81----3.77
Rights and Issues Investment Trust PLC-26.91m-27.73m143.27m0.00--1.06-----3.69-3.69-3.5518.00-0.1749-------18.0211.68-18.0311.69------96.40----0.0013.81180.42--172.30-----2.18
Artemis Alpha Trust PLC-15.09m-16.61m144.59m0.00--1.18-----0.42-0.42-0.37623.09-0.1096-------12.060.2541-12.410.2719--50.83--18.58----0.00---28.25---21.40------
Octopus AIM VCT plc17.50m15.04m146.01m0.009.271.04--8.350.11380.11380.13831.020.1367--128.64--11.751.8911.841.9789.49--85.9547.53----0.00274.35134.37--107.57----0.7436
Aberdeen Standard Eqty Incm Trst PLC-65.37m-67.92m146.68m0.00--1.08-----1.39-1.39-1.332.80-0.3218-------33.433.82-38.444.34--83.06--79.39----0.126689.56-255.88---307.85----7.93
BMO Managed Portfolio Trust PLC13.47m11.79m149.89m--16.821.46--11.130.14870.14870.171.710.0982--40.76--8.59--8.63--92.22--87.52----109.330.00---73.55---89.18------
Hargreave Hale Aim Vct PLC-14.00m-17.13m150.86m0.00--1.29-----0.0848-0.0848-0.06690.567-0.1075-------13.150.5186-13.200.5207--42.99--19.58----0.001,136.15-210.15---247.91-----2.47
Chenavari Toro Income Fund Ltd-34.30m-41.41m151.77m----0.755-----0.1464-0.1464-0.12440.7384-0.1306-------15.76---16.71-------------141.100.1119--56.71--68.46------
Data as of Nov 30 2020. Currency figures normalised to BlackRock Latin American Investment Trust Plc's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

69.42%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
City of London Investment Management Co. of 13 Nov 202010.95m27.90%
Lazard Asset Management LLCas of 02 Apr 20205.50m14.01%
Aberdeen Asset Managers of 02 Apr 20202.77m7.05%
Ohio Public Employees Retirement Systemas of 01 Sep 20202.22m5.65%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 01 Sep 20202.21m5.62%
Wells Capital Management, of 01 Sep 2020987.00k2.51%
Banque Degroof Petercam Luxembourg SAas of 01 Sep 2020705.00k1.80%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 01 Sep 2020701.00k1.79%
1607 Capital Partners LLCas of 01 Sep 2020614.00k1.56%
Legal & General Investment Management of 01 Sep 2020607.00k1.55%
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