BlackRock Latin American Investment Trust plc is a United Kingdom-based investment trust. The Company�s principal activity is investment. 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. Up to 10% of the gross assets of the portfolio may be invested in unquoted securities. The Company will not hold more than 15% of the market capitalization of any one company and no more than 15% of the Company�s investments will be held in any one company as at the date any such investment is made. The Company invests in sectors, such as consumer discretionary, consumer staples, energy, financials, health, industrials, and telecommunications. The Company is managed by BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited.