BlackRock to Transition Primary Listing Venue for 50 iShares ETFs

BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) will transition the primary listing venue for 50 iShares ETFs.

“As we have stated previously, diversification is an important element of iShares listing strategy,” said Samara Cohen, Americas Head of iShares Capital Markets at BlackRock. “A thriving market for ETFs requires a robust, resilient ecosystem, with multiple participants committed to continuous innovation and improving the client experience.”

“BlackRock maintains strong relationships with all major exchanges, and we applaud NYSE ARCA, BATS and Nasdaq for their ongoing work towards improvements in trading during all market conditions.”

The following funds are scheduled to move on or about August 1st, 2017:

NYSE to Bats

TickerName

Former

Exchange

New

Exchange

ACWV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Global ETF NYSE Arca Bats
ECH iShares MSCI Chile Capped ETF NYSE Arca Bats
EEMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Emerging Markets ETF NYSE Arca Bats
EFAV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF NYSE Arca Bats
EFG iShares MSCI EAFE Growth ETF NYSE Arca Bats
EFV iShares MSCI EAFE Value ETF NYSE Arca Bats
FLOT iShares Floating Rate Bond ETF NYSE Arca Bats
GOVT iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF NYSE Arca Bats
GVI iShares Intermediate Government/Credit Bond ETF NYSE Arca Bats
HEEM iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Emerging Markets ETF NYSE Arca Bats
HEFA iShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE ETF NYSE Arca Bats
ICF iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF NYSE Arca Bats
IDV iShares International Select Dividend ETF NYSE Arca Bats
IEFA iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF NYSE Arca Bats
IEO iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF NYSE Arca Bats
IGE iShares North American Natural Resources ETF NYSE Arca Bats
IGV iShares North American Tech-Software ETF NYSE Arca Bats
IPFF iShares International Preferred Stock ETF NYSE Arca Bats
ITA iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF NYSE Arca Bats
ITB iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF NYSE Arca Bats
IYJ iShares U.S. Industrials ETF NYSE Arca Bats
IYT iShares Transportation Average ETF NYSE Arca Bats
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF NYSE Arca Bats
MTUM iShares Edge MSCI USA Momentum Factor ETF NYSE Arca Bats
PICK iShares MSCI Global Metals & Mining Producers ETF NYSE Arca Bats
QUAL iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF NYSE Arca Bats
REM iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF NYSE Arca Bats
SLVP iShares MSCI Global Silver Miners ETF NYSE Arca Bats
USMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF NYSE Arca Bats
VLUE iShares Edge MSCI USA Value Factor ETF NYSE Arca Bats

NYSE to Nasdaq

TickerName

Former

Exchange

New

Exchange

CIU iShares Intermediate Credit Bond ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
CRED iShares U.S. Credit Bond ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
CSJ iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
EMB iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
HEWG iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
IEF Shares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
IEI iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
IJT iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
ISTB iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
IUSB iShares Core Total USD Bond Market ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
IUSG iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
IUSV iShares Core S&P U.S. Value ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
MBB iShares MBS ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
PFF iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
SHV iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
SHY iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
TUR iShares MSCI Turkey ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq
XT iShares Exponential Technologies ETF NYSE Arca Nasdaq

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

Note to editors:

After these moves are made, there will be 209 US iShares ETFs with a primary listing on NYSE ARCA.

About BlackRock

BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At March 31, 2017, BlackRock’s AUM was $5.4 trillion. BlackRock 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. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. As of March 31, 2017, the firm had approximately 13,000 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company’s website at www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock_news | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: 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 $1.4 trillion in assets under management as of March 31, 2017, 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 BlackRock, trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm1.

1 Based on $5.4 trillion in AUM as of 3/31/17

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.

Shares of the iShares Funds may be bought and sold throughout the day on the exchange through any brokerage account. Shares are not individually redeemable from the Fund, however, Shares may be redeemed directly from a Fund by Authorized Participants, in very large creation/redemption units. There can be no assurance that an active trading market for shares of an ETF will develop or be maintained.

The Funds are distributed by BlackRock Investments, LLC (together with its affiliates, “BlackRock”).

The iShares Funds are not sponsored, endorsed, issued, sold or promoted by Cohen & Steers Capital Management, Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., MSCI Inc. or S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC. None of these companies make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in the Funds. BlackRock is not affiliated with the companies listed above.

©2017 BlackRock. All rights reserved. iSHARES and BLACKROCK are registered trademarks of BlackRock. All other marks are the property of their respective owners. 199083

Contacts:

BlackRock
Melissa Garville, 212-810-5528
melissa.garville@blackrock.com

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