BLACKROCK GREATER EUROPE INVESTMENT TRUST PLC - Result of AGM

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BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust plc

Results of AGM

Following the Annual General Meeting which was held today, we are pleased to announce that all resolutions put to shareholders were passed on a vote on a show of hands, including ordinary resolution 8 and special resolutions 9, 10, 11 and 12 under special business of the Company:

(Res. 8)  To grant the Directors authority to allot shares.
(Res. 9)  To authorise the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights in respect of issues of new ordinary shares or the sale of ordinary shares out of treasury.
(Res. 10)  To authorise the Directors to purchase the Company’s ordinary shares for cancellation or to be held in treasury.
(Res. 11)  To authorise the Directors to purchase up to a maximum 20% of the Company’s ordinary shares in issue as at 31 May 2017 by means of a Tender Offer.
(Res. 12)  To authorise the Directors to purchase up to a maximum 20% of the Company’s ordinary shares in issue as at 30 November 2017 by means of a Tender Offer.

Under listing rule 9.6.2 a copy of the resolutions has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism, and will shortly be made available for inspection at:

www.hemscott.com/nsm.do

Proxy votes received in favour of the resolutions were as follows:
 

FOR AGAINST
Resolution 1 99.91% 0.09%
Resolution 2 97.56% 2.44%
Resolution 3 99.90% 0.10%
Resolution 4 99.07% 0.93%
Resolution 5 99.41% 0.59%
Resolution 6 98.84% 1.16%
Resolution 7 99.31% 0.69%
Resolution 8 99.28% 0.72%
Resolution 9 97.83% 2.17%
Resolution 10 98.81% 1.19%
Resolution 11 98.64% 1.36%
Resolution 12 98.67% 1.33%



30 November 2016