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
|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
|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.
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
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.
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