Anthony Bolton's Fidelity China Special Situations trust has issued a further 11 million shares, primarily to assist trackers wishing to buy the vehicle following its admission to the FTSE 250.
The company used 11 million of almost 45 million shares available in its block listing facility to issue the ordinary shares at 100.1p.
Strong recent buying from trackers has driven Fidelity China Special Situations to a 5.3% premium over NAV.
As at 23 June, the issued share capital of Fidelity China Special Situations will be 471 million. Following this issue, the company has the ability to issue another 34,999,999 ordinary shares under its block listing facility.
Fidelity China Special Situations has been admitted to the FTSE 250 as of today.
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