BLACKROCK LATIN AMERICAN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC - Holding(s) in Company

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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):

            Lazard Asset Management LLC

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

            Bank of New York – Global Custody
            Bank of New York – Dir Personal
            J.P. Morgan Chase - Swift
            Mellon Trust
            Northern Trust Co
            State Street Bank – Master Tr – ETC
            State Street Bank – Custody Master Trust

(5). Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different) (v):

            29 November 2016

(6). Date on which issuer notified:

            30 November 2016

(7). Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

            Decrease from 13% to 12%

(8). Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares (viii) (ix)

Class/type of shares (if possible using the ISIN code):  GB0005058408

Situation previous to the triggering transaction(vi):
     Number of Shares:  
     Number of Voting rights(viii):  5,138,558

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction(vii):
     Number of shares:
          Direct: 
     Number of voting rights (ix):
          Direct (x): 
          Indirect (xi):  5,111,778

% of voting rights(x):
     Direct: 
     Indirect:  12.984%

B. Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii):

Type of financial instrument: 

Expiration date (xiii): 

Exercise/Conversion Period/Date (xiv): 

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted:  

% of voting rights: 

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:  5,111,778

% of voting rights:  12.984%

(9). Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv):

Lazard Asset Management LLC controls all the voting rights held of this issuer.

Proxy Voting:

(10). Name of the proxy holder:

N/A

(11). Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:
 
(12). Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:
 
(13). Additional information:
 
(14). Contact name:

            Barbara Powley
            For BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited
            Secretary

(15). Contact telephone number:

            020 7743 5610

30 November 2016