BlackRock to close 10 iShares ETFs

BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) plans to close and liquidate the following U.S. iShares ETFs based on an ongoing process to review its product lineup and ensure it meets the evolving needs of its clients.


ETF Name

EEML iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Latin America ETF
EMHZ iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Horizon ETF
IEIL iShares Enhanced International Large-Cap ETF
IELG iShares Enhanced U.S. Large-Cap ETF
IEIS iShares Enhanced International Small-Cap ETF
IESM iShares Enhanced U.S. Small-Cap ETF
ITIP iShares International Inflation-Linked Bond ETF
GTIP iShares Global Inflation-Linked Bond ETF
QLTB iShares Baa – Ba Rated Corporate Bond ETF
QLTC iShares B – Ca Rated Corporate Bond ETF


After the close of business on August 23, 2016, subject to applicable law, the funds will no longer accept creation orders. Trading in the funds will be suspended prior to market open on August 24, 2016. Proceeds of the liquidation are currently scheduled to be sent to shareholders on or about September 2, 2016.

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