BlackRock Announced Index Changes on 3 iShares ETFs

Effective on or around September 1, 2017, BlackRock will make index changes to 3 iShares ETFs as detailed below:

 Ticker   Fund Name   Current Underlying Index  New Underlying Index 
 EWN iShares MSCI Netherlands ETF MSCI Netherlands Investable Market Index MSCI Netherlands IMI 25/50 Index
EZA iShares MSCI South Africa ETF MSCI South Africa Index MSCI South Africa 25/50 Index
 EWC iShares MSCI Canada ETF MSCI Canada Index MSCI Canada Custom Capped Index


The changes to capped benchmarks are being implemented to seek to reduce tracking error in the funds and improve the investor experience.

Fund names and tickers remain unchanged.

Current shareholders in the above mentioned funds are not required to take any actions as a result of these changes.

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