BlackRock® Canada Announces June Cash Distributions for the iShares® ETFs

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 14, 2017) - (TSX:CBD) (TSX:CBD.A) (TSX:CBH) (TSX:CBH.A) (TSX:CBN) (TSX:CBN.A) (TSX:CBO) (TSX:CBO.A) (TSX:CBQ) (TSX:CBQ.A) (TSX:CDZ) (TSX:CDZ.A) (TSX:CEW) (TSX:CEW.A) (TSX:CGR) (TSX:CGR.A) (TSX:CHB) (TSX:CHB.A) (TSX:CIF) (TSX:CIF.A) (TSX:CLF) (TSX:CLF.A) (TSX:CLG) (TSX:CLG.A) (TSX:CMR) (TSX:CMR.A) (TSX:CPD) (TSX:CPD.A) (TSX:CSD) (TSX:CSD.A) (TSX:CUD) (TSX:CUD.A) (TSX:CVD) (TSX:CVD.A) (TSX:CWW) (TSX:CWW.A) (TSX:CYH) (TSX:CYH.A) (TSX:DXC) (TSX:DXO) (TSX:DXP) (TSX:FIE) (TSX:FIE.A) (TSX:XAL) (TSX:XAW) (TSX:XBB) (TSX:XBM) (TSX:XBZ) (TSX:XCB) (TSX:XCD) (TSX:XCG)(TSX:XCH) (TSX:XCR) (TSX:XCS) (TSX:XCV) (TSX:XDV) (TSX:XEB) (TSX:XEC) (TSX:XEF) (TSX:XEG) (TSX:XEH) (TSX:XEI) (TSX:XEM) (TSX:XEN) (TSX:XEU) (TSX:XFA) (TSX:XFC) (TSX:XFF) (TSX:XFH) (TSX:XFI) (TSX:XFN) (TSX:XFR) (TSX:XFS) (TSX:XGB) (TSX:XGC) (TSX:XGD) (TSX:XGI) (TSX:XGR) (TSX:XHB) (TSX:XHC) (TSX:XHD) (TSX:XHU) (TSX:XHY) (TSX:XIC) (TSX:XID) (TSX:XIG) (TSX:XIN) (TSX:XIT) (TSX:XLB) (TSX:XMA) (TSX:XMC) (TSX:XMD) (TSX:XMH) (TSX:XMI) (TSX:XML) (TSX:XMM) (TSX:XMS) (TSX:XMU) (TSX:XMV) (TSX:XMW) (TSX:XMY) (TSX:XPF) (TSX:XQB) (TSX:XQB.A) (TSX:XQQ) (TSX:XRB) (TSX:XRE) (TSX:XSB) (TSX:XSC) (TSX:XSE) (TSX:XSH)(TSX:XSI) (TSX:XSP) (TSX:XSQ) (TSX:XST) (TSX:XSU) (TSX:XTR) (TSX:XUH) (TSX:XUS) (TSX:XUT) (TSX:XUU) (TSX:XWD) (NEO:CIE) (NEO:CIE.A) (NEO:CLU) (NEO:CLU.A) (NEO:CLU.B) (NEO:CLU.C) (NEO:CRQ) (NEO:CRQ.A) (NEO:CWO) (NEO:CWO.A)

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited ("BlackRock Canada"), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), today announced the June 2017 cash distributions for the iShares ETFs listed on the TSX or NEO which pay on a monthly, quarterly, or semi-annual basis. Unitholders of record of a fund on June 27, 2017 will receive cash distributions payable in respect of that fund on June 30, 2017.

Details regarding the "per unit" distribution amounts are as follows:

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Cash Distribution

Fund Name Fund Ticker Per Unit ($)

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iShares Balanced Income CorePortfolio(TM)

Index ETF CBD 0.05583

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CBD.A 0.03712

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iShares 1-10 Year Laddered Corporate Bond

Index ETF CBH 0.062

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CBH.A 0.052

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iShares Balanced Growth CorePortfolio(TM)

Index ETF CBN 0.03438

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CBN.A 0.01813

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iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond

Index ETF CBO 0.044

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CBO.A 0.035

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iShares BRIC Index ETF CBQ 0.086

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CBQ.A 0.000

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iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend

Aristocrats Index ETF CDZ 0.08509

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CDZ.A 0.06807

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iShares Equal Weight Banc & Lifeco ETF CEW 0.02700

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CEW.A 0.03250

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iShares Global Real Estate Index ETF CGR 0.242

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CGR.A 0.188

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iShares U.S. High Yield Fixed Income Index

ETF (CAD-Hedged) CHB 0.092

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CHB.A 0.083

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iShares International Fundamental Index ETF CIE 0.273

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CIE.A 0.228

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iShares Global Infrastructure Index ETF CIF 0.226

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CIF.A 0.171

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iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Government Bond

Index ETF CLF 0.046

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CLF.A 0.037

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iShares 1-10 Year Laddered Government Bond

Index ETF CLG 0.050

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CLG.A 0.041

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iShares US Fundamental Index ETF CLU 0.125

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CLU.A 0.055

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CLU.B 0.061

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CLU.C 0.141

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iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Preferred Share

Index ETF CPD 0.05415

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CPD.A 0.04760

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iShares Canadian Fundamental Index ETF CRQ 0.103

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CRQ.A 0.061

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iShares Short Duration High Income ETF (CAD-

Hedged) CSD 0.075

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CSD.A 0.066

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iShares US Dividend Growers Index ETF (CAD-

Hedged) CUD 0.05621

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CUD.A 0.03243

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iShares Convertible Bond Index ETF CVD 0.073

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CVD.A 0.063

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iShares Emerging Markets Fundamental Index

ETF CWO 0.137

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CWO.A 0.060

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iShares Global Water Index ETF CWW 0.325

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CWW.A 0.259

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iShares Global Monthly Dividend Index ETF

(CAD-Hedged) CYH 0.05516

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CYH.A 0.04459

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Dynamic iShares Active Canadian Dividend ETF DXC 0.040

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Dynamic iShares Active Crossover Bond ETF DXO 0.057

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Dynamic iShares Active Preferred Shares ETF DXP 0.065

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iShares Canadian Financial Monthly Income

ETF FIE 0.040

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FIE.A 0.040

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iShares Alternatives Completion Portfolio

Builder Fund XAL 0.476

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iShares Core MSCI All Country World ex

Canada Index ETF XAW 0.200

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iShares Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF XBB 0.075

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iShares S&P/TSX Global Base Metals Index ETF XBM 0.130

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iShares MSCI Brazil Index ETF XBZ 0.093

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iShares Canadian Corporate Bond Index ETF XCB 0.054

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iShares S&P Global Consumer Discretionary

Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XCD 0.149

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iShares Canadian Growth Index ETF XCG 0.124

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iShares China Index ETF XCH 0.122

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iShares Conservative Core Portfolio Builder

Fund XCR 0.258

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iShares S&P/TSX SmallCap Index ETF XCS 0.115

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iShares Canadian Value Index ETF XCV 0.184

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iShares Canadian Select Dividend Index ETF XDV 0.07640

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iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets

Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XEB 0.07092

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iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets IMI Index

ETF XEC 0.130

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iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF XEF 0.419

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iShares S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index ETF XEG 0.055

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iShares MSCI Europe IMI Index ETF (CAD-

Hedged) XEH 0.418

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iShares Core S&P/TSX Composite High Dividend

Index ETF XEI 0.07775

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iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF XEM 0.081

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iShares Jantzi Social Index ETF XEN 0.134

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iShares MSCI Europe IMI Index ETF XEU 0.417

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iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Index ETF

(CAD-Hedged) XFA 0.095

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iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Canada Index

ETF XFC 0.126

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iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor EAFE Index ETF

(CAD-Hedged) XFF 0.285

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iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF (CAD-

Hedged) XFH 0.307

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iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor EAFE Index ETF XFI 0.280

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iShares S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index ETF XFN 0.08771

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iShares Floating Rate Index ETF XFR 0.014

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iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Index ETF XFS 0.095

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iShares Canadian Government Bond Index ETF XGB 0.043

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iShares Global Completion Portfolio Builder

Fund XGC 0.383

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iShares S&P/TSX Global Gold Index ETF XGD 0.017

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iShares S&P Global Industrials Index ETF

(CAD-Hedged) XGI 0.209

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iShares Growth Core Portfolio Builder Fund XGR 0.325

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iShares Canadian HYBrid Corporate Bond Index

ETF XHB 0.070

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iShares Global Healthcare Index ETF (CAD-

Hedged) XHC 0.275

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iShares U.S. High Dividend Equity Index ETF

(CAD-Hedged) XHD 0.06107

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iShares U.S. High Dividend Equity Index ETF XHU 0.05044

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iShares U.S. High Yield Bond Index ETF (CAD-

Hedged) XHY 0.091

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iShares Core S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index

ETF XIC 0.185

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iShares India Index ETF XID 0.031

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iShares U.S. IG Corporate Bond Index ETF

(CAD-Hedged) XIG 0.05842

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iShares MSCI EAFE(R) Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XIN 0.332

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iShares S&P/TSX Capped Information

Technology Index ETF XIT 0.023

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iShares Core Canadian Long Term Bond Index

ETF XLB 0.068

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iShares S&P/TSX Capped Materials Index ETF XMA 0.025

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iShares S&P U.S. Mid-Cap Index ETF XMC 0.090

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iShares S&P/TSX Completion Index ETF XMD 0.150

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iShares S&P U.S. Mid-Cap Index ETF (CAD-

Hedged) XMH 0.084

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iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE Index ETF XMI 0.663

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iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE Index ETF

(CAD-Hedged) XML 0.412

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iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Emerging Markets

Index ETF XMM 0.155

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iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA Index ETF

(CAD-Hedged) XMS 0.102

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iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA Index ETF XMU 0.206

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iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Canada Index ETF XMV 0.206

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iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Global Index ETF XMW 0.284

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iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Global Index ETF

(CAD-Hedged) XMY 0.160

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iShares S&P/TSX North American Preferred

Stock Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XPF 0.07202

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iShares Core High Quality Canadian Bond

Index ETF XQB 0.043

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XQB.A 0.033

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iShares NASDAQ 100 Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XQQ 0.195

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iShares Canadian Real Return Bond Index ETF XRB 0.233

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iShares S&P/TSX Capped REIT Index ETF XRE 0.06847

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iShares Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETF XSB 0.056

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iShares Conservative Short Term Strategic

Fixed Income ETF XSC 0.043

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iShares Conservative Strategic Fixed Income

ETF XSE 0.058

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iShares Core Canadian Short Term Corporate +

Maple Bond Index ETF XSH 0.047

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iShares Short Term Strategic Fixed Income

ETF XSI 0.047

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iShares Core S&P 500 Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) XSP 0.193

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iShares Core Short Term High Quality

Canadian Bond Index ETF XSQ 0.034

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iShares S&P/TSX Capped Consumer Staples

Index ETF XST 0.118

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iShares U.S. Small Cap Index ETF (CAD-

Hedged) XSU 0.131

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iShares Diversified Monthly Income ETF XTR 0.05000

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iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market Index ETF

(CAD-Hedged) XUH 0.077

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iShares Core S&P 500 Index ETF XUS 0.279

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iShares S&P/TSX Capped Utilities Index ETF XUT 0.07026

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iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market Index ETF XUU 0.085

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iShares MSCI World Index ETF XWD 0.398

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Estimated June Cash Distributions for the iShares Premium Money Market ETF

The June cash distributions per unit for the iShares Premium Money Market ETF are estimated to be as follows:

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Estimated Cash

Distribution Per

Fund Name Fund Ticker Unit ($)

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iShares Premium Money Market ETF CMR 0.021

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CMR.A 0.009

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BlackRock Canada expects to issue a press release on or about June 26, 2017, 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.

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 US$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(R) (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(R). 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/ca / Twitter: @BlackRockCA / Blog: www.blackrockblog.com/can

About iShares ETFs

iShares(R) 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$1.4 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 US$5.4 trillion in AUM as of 3/31/17

iShares(R) 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. 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.

Contact Information:

Contact for Media:

Maeve Hannigan

416-643-4058

Maeve.Hannigan@blackrock.com

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