BLACKROCK SMALLER COMPANIES TRUST PLC

Annual General Meeting

On Friday 11 June 2021, Portfolio Manager, Roland Arnold shared the case for investing in UK smaller companies and provided an update on the performance of the Trust in 2020, portfolio positioning and the outlook for the year ahead.

Capital at risk. The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and are not guaranteed. Investors may not get back the amount originally invested.

This material is not intended to be relied upon as a forecast, research or investment advice, and is not a recommendation, offer or solicitation to buy or sell any securities or financial product or to adopt any investment strategy. The opinions expressed are as of June 2021 and may change as subsequent conditions vary.