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BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited ("BlackRock Canada"), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), today announced the November 2016 cash distributions for the iShares ETFs listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange which pay on a monthly basis as well as XIU. Unitholders of record of a fund on November 25, 2016 will receive cash distributions payable in respect of that fund on November 30, 2016.
Effective August, 2016, XIU shifted the timing of its quarterly cash distributions. As a result, any cash distributions are expected to be made in February, May, August, and November. XIU may also make an additional cash and/or reinvested distribution payment in December, if necessary, to meet its obligation to distribute all net income and capital gains each calendar year.
Details regarding the "per unit" distribution amounts are as follows:
||Cash Distribution Per Unit ($)
|iShares Balanced Income CorePortfolio™ Index ETF
|iShares 1-10 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETF
|iShares Balanced Growth CorePortfolio™ Index ETF
|iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETF
|iShares S&P®/TSX® Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index ETF
|iShares Equal Weight Banc & Lifeco ETF
|iShares U.S. High Yield Fixed Income Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)
|iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Government Bond Index ETF
|iShares 1-10 Year Laddered Government Bond Index ETF
|iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Preferred Share Index ETF
|iShares Short Duration High Income ETF (CAD-Hedged)
|iShares US Dividend Growers Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)
|iShares Convertible Bond Index ETF
|iShares Global Monthly Dividend Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)
|iShares Canadian Financial Monthly Income ETF
|iShares Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF
|iShares Canadian Corporate Bond Index ETF
|iShares Canadian Select Dividend Index ETF
|iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)
|iShares Core S&P/TSX Composite High Dividend Index ETF
|iShares S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index ETF
|iShares Floating Rate Index ETF
|iShares Canadian Government Bond Index ETF
|iShares Canadian HYBrid Corporate Bond Index ETF
|iShares U.S. High Dividend Equity Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)
|iShares U.S. High Dividend Equity Index ETF
|iShares U.S. High Yield Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)
|iShares U.S. IG Corporate Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)
|iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF
|iShares Core Canadian Long Term Bond Index ETF
|iShares S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)
|iShares Core High Quality Canadian Bond Index ETF
|iShares S&P/TSX Capped REIT Index ETF
|iShares Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETF
|iShares Conservative Short Term Strategic Fixed Income ETF
|iShares Conservative Strategic Fixed Income ETF
|iShares Core Canadian Short Term Corporate + Maple Bond Index ETF
|iShares Short Term Strategic Fixed Income ETF
|iShares Core Short Term High Quality Canadian Bond Index ETF
|iShares Diversified Monthly Income ETF
|iShares S&P/TSX Capped Utilities Index ETF
Estimated November Cash Distributions for the iShares Premium Money Market ETF
The November cash distributions per unit for the iShares Premium Money Market ETF are estimated to be as follows:
||Estimated Cash Distribution Per Unit ($)
|iShares Premium Money Market ETF
BlackRock Canada expects to issue a press release on or about November 24, 2016, which will provide the final amounts for the iShares Premium Money Market ETF.
Further information on the iShares Funds can be found at www.blackrock.com/ca.
BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At September 30, 2016, BlackRock's AUM was US$5.1 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 September 30, 2016, the firm had approximately 13,000 employees in 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/ca / Twitter: @BlackRockCA / Blog: www.blackrockblog.com/can
About iShares ETFs
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 US$1 trillion in assets under management as of September 30, 2016, 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 firm.1
||Based on US$5.117 trillion in AUM as of 9/30/16.
iShares® ETFs are managed by BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited.
Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investing in iShares ETFs. Please read the relevant prospectus before investing. Fund securities are not covered by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation or by any other government deposit insurer. There can be no assurances that the fund will be able to maintain its net asset value per security at a constant amount or that the full amount of your investment in the fund will be returned to you. The funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Tax, investment and all other decisions should be made, as appropriate, only with guidance from a qualified professional.