BlackRock Inc.: BlackRock Announces Primary Listing Venue Changes for 11 iShares ETFs

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--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2016-- (NYSE:BLK) plans to change the primary listing venue for 11 iShares ETFs. The following funds are scheduled to move on or about , 2016:

Ticker

Fund Name
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Current listing

New listing

EZU iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF NYSE ARCA BATS
AIA iShares Asia 50 ETF NYSE ARCA NASDAQ
ENZL iShares MSCI New Zealand Capped ETF NYSE ARCA NASDAQ
EWZS iShares MSCI Brazil Small-Cap ETF NYSE ARCA NASDAQ
IGF iShares Global Infrastructure ETF NYSE ARCA NASDAQ
IXUS iShares Core MSCI Total International Stock ETF NYSE ARCA NASDAQ
JKI iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Value ETF NYSE ARCA NASDAQ
MCHI iShares MSCI China ETF NYSE ARCA NASDAQ
SCZ iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF NYSE ARCA NASDAQ
SLQD iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF NYSE ARCA NASDAQ
TLT iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF NYSE ARCA NASDAQ
'Diversification is an important element of iShares listing strategy,' said , U.S. Head of iShares at . 'It encourages continuous innovation and ultimately improves the client experience.'

'BlackRock maintains strong relationships with all major exchanges, and we thank BATS, NASDAQ and NYSE ARCA for their ongoing commitment to evolve in a rapidly changing marketplace.'

Current shareholders are not required to take any actions as a result of these changes.

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is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At , BlackRock's AUM was . helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through Solutions®. As of , the firm had approximately 12,900 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in key global markets, including , , , and the and . For additional information, please visit the Company's website at www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock_news | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | : www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

About iShares

iShares is a global leader in exchange-traded funds (ETFs), with more than a decade of expertise and commitment to individual and institutional investors of all sizes. With over 700 funds globally across multiple asset classes and strategies and more than in assets under management as of , iShares helps clients around the world build the core of their portfolios, meet specific investment goals and implement market views. iShares funds are powered by the expert portfolio and risk management of , trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm.

Carefully consider the Funds' investment objectives, risk factors, and charges and expenses before investing. This and other information can be found in the Funds' prospectuses or, if available, the summary prospectuses which may be obtained by visiting www.iShares.com or www.blackrock.com. Read the prospectus carefully before investing.

Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal.

The Funds are distributed by (together with its affiliates, 'BlackRock').

The iShares Funds are not sponsored, endorsed, issued, sold or promoted by or by , nor do these companies make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in the Funds. is not affiliated with the company listed above.

©2015 . All rights reserved. iSHARES and are registered trademarks of . All other marks are the property of their respective owners. iS-17317-1215

Based on $4.506 trillion in AUM as of 9/30/15.
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BlackRock, Inc.
Peter McKillop, 212-810-3737
peter.mckillop@blackrock.com
or
Melissa Garville, 212-810-5528
melissa.garville@blackrock.com

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