BlackRock Latin American Investment Trust plc is a closed-end company. The Company operates through investment business segment. 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. The Company invests predominantly in securities quoted in Latin America. The Company also invests in economies and markets, which may be less developed. It may also invest in smaller capitalization companies or in the securities markets of developing countries. The Company invests in various sectors, including materials, consumer discretionary, consumer staples, financials, healthcare, industrials, information technology, energy, telecommunication services, utilities and fixed income. It holds approximately 65 investments excluding call options and outperformance warrants and over five unquoted investments. BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited (BIM (UK)) is the Company's investment manager.